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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' Moreno goes from roster bubble to No. 2 back

Posted Sept. 07, 2012 @ 2:18 p.m. ET
Former first-round pick Knowshon Moreno has gone from being on the Broncos' roster bubble to being the team's No. 2 back heading into 2012.

NFL Links: How hot is Reid's seat in Philly?

Posted Sept. 06, 2012 @ 3:18 p.m. ET
A Philadelphia writer thinks anything short of a Super Bowl appearance could get Eagles coach Andy Reid fired.

Bengals put C Cook on I.R. recall; sign TE Quinn

Posted Sept. 04, 2012 @ 7:13 p.m. ET
Bengals C Kyle Cook received the “designated to return” injury label, allowing him to be placed on injured reserve with the option of being reactivated later.

Report: CB Florence to sign with Lions

Posted Sept. 02, 2012 @ 1:59 p.m. ET
Multiple reports said that CB Drayton Florence, who was cut by the Broncos on Friday, will sign with the Lions on Sunday.

Broncos cut CB Florence

Posted Aug. 31, 2012 @ 8:17 p.m. ET
The Broncos released/waived 19 players on Friday, including veteran CB Drayton Florence.

Broncos LB Williams' suspension remains in place

Posted Aug. 28, 2012 @ 10:45 a.m. ET
A federal appeals court has declined to overturn a six-game suspension for Broncos LB D.J. Williams, The Denver Post reported Monday.

Broncos cut LS Paxton, 11 others

Posted Aug. 27, 2012 @ 3:17 p.m. ET
The Broncos released veteran LS Lonie Paxton and waived 11 other players to get down to the 75-man roster limit Monday.

Broncos place DE Hunter on I.R.

Posted Aug. 27, 2012 @ 2:28 p.m. ET
The Broncos announced Monday that they have placed DE Jason Hunter on injured reserve.

Former Redskins RB Portis to retire

Posted Aug. 21, 2012 @ 3:36 p.m. ET
Former Redskins RB Clinton Portis will announce his retirement at Redskins Park on Thursday, the team announced.

Ravens DT McBean to miss season

Posted Aug. 17, 2012 @ 3:31 p.m. ET
Reports indictate that DT Ryan McBean had successful surgery to repair the broken left ankle he suffered in the Ravens' first preseason game.

Giants sign DT Thomas

Posted Aug. 16, 2012 @ 4 p.m. ET
The Giants signed former Broncos DT Marcus Thomas to a one-year deal on Thursday, ESPN’s Josina Anderson first reported.

Jury convicts Williams of ability-impaired driving

Posted Aug. 15, 2012 @ 8:48 p.m. ET
Jurors convicted Broncos LB D.J. Williams on Wednesday of driving while ability-impaired and driving without headlights.

Falcons among narrow Week One favorites

Posted Aug. 14, 2012 @ 2:34 p.m. ET
PFW's Mike Wilkening offers his take on four Week One games where linemakers have separated a pair of teams by less than three points.

Broncos ORG Kuper suffers forearm injury

Posted Aug. 14, 2012 @ 2:32 p.m. ET
The Broncos will be without starting ORG Chris Kuper for the start of the regular season after he suffered a forearm injury in Tuesday's practice.

CB Porter letting game come to him in Denver

Posted Aug. 10, 2012 @ 3:27 p.m. ET
Broncos CB Tracy Porter discussed what he is learning on his new team from veterans Champ Bailey and Drayton Florence.

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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