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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

Manning's Denver debut: some good, some sloppy

Posted Aug. 10, 2012 @ 10:10 a.m. ET
New Broncos QB Peyton Manning says he can build off his brief debut with the team, which featured a few good and a few poor throws.

Report: Charges dropped against Broncos' Dumervil

Posted Aug. 07, 2012 @ 2:31 p.m. ET
A felony charge against Broncos DE Elvis Dumervil has been dropped, according to Vic Lombardi of CBS' Denver affiliate.

Broncos sign veteran LB Brooking

Posted Aug. 06, 2012 @ 3:56 p.m. ET
The Broncos have signed LB Keith Brooking, the team announced Monday.

Broncos RB Fannin tears Achilles

Posted Aug. 05, 2012 @ 3:03 p.m. ET
The Denver Post reports that Broncos RB Mario Fannin tore his Achilles tendon during Saturday's team scrimmage.

Manning gives big crowd some thrills

Posted Aug. 05, 2012 @ 12:54 p.m. ET
Peyton Manning's first appearance in a Broncos uniform drew 41,304 fans to a Saturday evening scrimmage.

Broncos sign ex-Jets S Leonhard

Posted Aug. 04, 2012 @ 5:43 p.m. ET
The Broncos announced Saturday that they signed veteran free-agent S Jim Leonhard.

Broncos S Moore showing improvement

Posted Aug. 03, 2012 @ 11:26 a.m. ET
Broncos 2011 second-rounder Rahim Moore has looked good in training camp in the battle to start at safety with Mike Adams, we hear.

Broncos waive/injure WR Goodwin

Posted Aug. 02, 2012 @ 4:38 p.m. ET
The Broncos waived/injured WR D’Andre Goodwin, the team announced Thursday.

No. 3 WR spot key for Broncos to fill

Posted July 27, 2012 @ 1:45 p.m. ET
Brandon Stokley and Andre Caldwell are among the top competitors to be Peyton Manning's No. 3 receiver in Denver.

Panthers WR Smith pledges $100K to Aurora victims

Posted July 26, 2012 @ 12:39 p.m. ET
Panthers WR Steve Smith is the latest NFL player to reach out and support the victims of the movie-theater shooting in Aurora, Colorado.

Broncos sign rookies Osweiler, Hillman

Posted July 24, 2012 @ 4:21 p.m. ET
The Broncos agreed to terms with second-round QB Brock Osweiler and third-round RB Ronnie Hillman, executive VP of football operations John Elway announced.

49ers add CB McBath

Posted July 23, 2012 @ 1:28 p.m. ET
The 49ers signed CB Darcel McBath to a one-year deal, the team announced Monday.

Manning calls Colo. shooting victims in hospital

Posted July 22, 2012 @ 8:13 p.m. ET
Broncos QB Peyton Manning is calling hospital victims of the Colorado theater shooting to lift their spirits.

Report: Broncos offer extension to OLT Clady

Posted July 22, 2012 @ 7:29 p.m. ET
The Broncos reportedly have offered OLT Ryan Clady a five-year, $50 million contract extension with $28 million guaranteed.

AFC West training-camp reports

Posted July 19, 2012 @ 11:12 a.m. ET
Pro Football Weekly's preview of what to expect from the Broncos, Chiefs, Raiders and Chargers in training camp.

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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