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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 hire offensive assistant coaches

Posted Jan. 24, 2010 @ 1:46 a.m. ET
The Broncos continued the shake-up of their coaching staff Saturday, hiring three new assistants and shifting the responsibilities of three others.

Broncos considering Pees, Martindale for D-coordinator

Posted Jan. 21, 2010 @ 7:47 p.m. ET
Broncos head coach Josh McDaniels is deliberating over whom to hire as his next defensive coordinator following Mike Nolan's departure.

Broncos D-coordinator Nolan resigns

Posted Jan. 18, 2010 @ 6:31 p.m. ET
The Broncos' defense improved from its 2008 form during the ’09 season under coordinator Mike Nolan, but his time with the team has come to an end after just one year.

Broncos not likely to let Scheffler depart without compensation

Posted Jan. 16, 2010 @ 2:08 p.m. ET
Tony Scheffler wasn't happy about having his role reduced in first-year head coach Josh McDaniels' offense, and tensions boiled over at the end of the season when Scheffler was benched in Week 17.

Marshall heading back to trading block

Posted Jan. 07, 2010 @ 12:28 p.m. ET
After witnessing Josh McDaniels question the severity of Brandon Marshall's hamstring injury before deactivating him in Week 17, sources in Denver are having a hard time imagining Marshall wearing a Broncos uniform in 2010.

'Coaching decision' to deactivate Broncos WR Marshall

Posted Jan. 02, 2010 @ 3:13 a.m. ET
Four months after Josh McDaniels had suspended Brandon Marshall for nine days because of insubordination, the Broncos' head coach said Friday that his Pro Bowl wide receiver would be deactivated for Sunday's key game against Kansas City, saying it ...

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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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