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Joel Dreessen

Joel Dreessen - #81 - TE

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 4"/ 245 lbs.
Birthday 07/26/1982
Birthplace Ida Grove, IA
College Colorado State
Years played 8
Drafted 2005, 6th round, 24th pick by Jets

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

Rec Yds TD
41 356 5

Broncos sign ex-Patriots DE Green, ex-Chargers NT Williams

Posted March 09, 2010 @ 4:36 p.m. ET
Broncos head coach Josh McDaniels added two veterans to his defensive line Tuesday by signing DE Jarvis Green and NT Jamal Williams to contracts.

Broncos agree to terms with Bannan

Posted March 06, 2010 @ 9:39 a.m. ET
The Broncos have agreed to terms with NT Justin Bannan on a five-year contract, reports indicate.

Broncos re-sign Hochstein, Lloyd

Posted March 05, 2010 @ 12:06 p.m. ET
The Broncos re-signed two of their veteran unrestricted free agents Friday, according to reports.

Broncos assessing options for replacing Wiegmann

Posted March 04, 2010 @ 5:03 p.m. ET
The Broncos will be looking for a center in the draft or free agency after releasing Casey Wiegmann, who started at the position for Denver from 2008-09.

AFC West team needs

Posted March 04, 2010 @ 10:35 a.m. ET
The trade of Brandon Marshall has left the Broncos with a huge hole to fill at wide receiver. PFW continues its series examining the needs of each team with a look at the AFC West.

Broncos place highest tender on Dumervil

Posted March 03, 2010 @ 3:32 p.m. ET
The Broncos tendered OLB Elvis Dumervil at the highest level Wednesday, which means a team would have to give up a first- and third-round pick to sign him.

Report: Broncos tender Marshall, Orton

Posted March 03, 2010 @ 3:05 p.m. ET
The Broncos tendered WR Brandon Marshall and QB Kyle Orton at the first-round level Wednesday, according to an ESPN report.

McDaniels not ruling out returns for Marshall, Scheffler in 2010

Posted Feb. 27, 2010 @ 4:38 p.m. ET
While it appeared that their time with the Broncos would soon come to an end, Josh McDaniels wouldn't rule out Brandon Marshall and Tony Scheffler being back in Denver next season.

Broncos expected to dangle RFA Marshall

Posted Feb. 27, 2010 @ 1:22 p.m. ET
It still looks as if WR Brandon Marshall and the Broncos will part ways this offseason, but there's a chance he could be back in Denver in 2010, despite a falling out with head coach Josh McDaniels.

Charges will not be pressed against Moreno

Posted Feb. 25, 2010 @ 9:35 a.m. ET
Broncos RB Knowshon Moreno was accused of knocking a freshman at the University of Georgia unconscious in a bar fight in Athens, Ga., Feb. 20, according to reports, but the alleged victim will not press charges against him.

Broncos cut Wiegmann, Jordan

Posted Feb. 23, 2010 @ 5:53 p.m. ET
The Broncos released C Casey Wiegmann and RB LaMont Jordan Tuesday, reports indicate.

Broncos won't commit to Orton beyond 2010

Posted Feb. 19, 2010 @ 10:38 a.m. ET
The Broncos struck down reports that they are one of a few teams interested in trading for Eagles QB Donovan McNabb, but that doesn't mean they are committed to Kyle Orton as their long-term answer at quarterback, we hear.

Marshall willing to return to Denver, but Broncos expected to explore trade options

Posted Feb. 06, 2010 @ 12:32 p.m. ET
The Broncos are expected by some to deal Brandon Marshall away this offseason, but Marshall recently expressed remorse over what he called "unprofessional" behavior last year and said he is willing to return to Denver to play in 2010.

Reliving past Super Bowls in South Florida

Posted Jan. 31, 2010 @ 12:53 p.m. ET
With Super Bowl XLIV only a week away, Tom Danyluk looks back at the nine previous Super Bowls held in South Florida, focusing on a highlight or two, or an interesting anecdote, from each game.

Broncos promote Martindale to defensive coordinator

Posted Jan. 29, 2010 @ 2:50 a.m. ET
Ten days after Mike Nolan unexpectedly resigned his position as defensive coordinator, the Broncos promoted Don "Wink" Martindale to succeed Nolan, the team announced Thursday.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted March 23, 2012
The Denver Broncos keep adding offensive personnel for Peyton Manning as they agreed to terms with Dreessen.||||||| The former Colorado State University standout has hauled in 110 passes for 1,364 yards and 13 TDs in six seasons with the New York Jets and Houston Texans. Last season, Dreessen caught 28 passes for 353 yards and six scores for the Texans. Dreessen was a sixth-round pick of the Jets in 2005 after a stellar career at CSU in which he was a two-time All-Mountain West Conference selection.
Posted Oct. 10, 2011
Dreessen had 112 yards receiving in a loss to the Raiders on Sunday.||||||| Dreessen was the beneficiary when the Texans had to air things out in the second half and with Andre Johnson out. He had 44 yards receiving in the first four games. Johnson likely will miss one more game, boosting Dreessen's value.
Posted Oct. 04, 2010
Dreessen had five catches for 73 yards and one touchdown in Sunday's 31-24 win at Oakland.||||||| Dreessen was a primary target with Andre Johnson out. Fantasy owners should determine if Johnson is healthy to figure out whether to start Dreessen.
Posted Sept. 25, 2007
Dreesen was signed by the Texans on Tuesday.||||||| Dreessen made the Texans' opening day roster, but was released when Houston signed Cedric Killings on Sept. 14. Dreessen is in his first year as a Texan after spending the 2005 season with the New York Jets.

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