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Kevin Vickerson

Kevin Vickerson - #99 - DT

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 5"/ 290 lbs.
Birthday 01/08/1983
Birthplace Detroit, MI
College Michigan State
Years played 8
Drafted 2005, 7th round, 2nd pick by Dolphins

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

Tack FF Int
40 1 0

Rivera, Mularkey, Shurmur don't come through in clutch

Posted Nov. 19, 2012 @ 12:42 p.m. ET
Embattled head coaches have something in common: They all make late-game situational mistakes that cost their teams.

AFC West Spin cycle: Broncos add to lead

Posted Nov. 19, 2012 @ 10:56 a.m. ET
The Broncos are in command of the underwhelming AFC West after knocking off the Chargers in Week 11.

Broncos OLB Miller excelling in second year

Posted Nov. 15, 2012 @ 5:13 p.m. ET
Not that there was much reason for concern in Denver, but Broncos OLB Von Miller has avoided the dreaded “sophomore slump."

AFC West Spin cycle: Broncos stay in command

Posted Nov. 12, 2012 @ 11:55 p.m. ET
The Broncos are cruising, the Chargers fell in another mistake-laden loss, and the undermanned Raiders were crushed by the Ravens.

Falcons, Lions can't channel slights properly

Posted Nov. 12, 2012 @ 1:18 p.m. ET
How a team motivates itself can go a long way in determining whether it will achieve success or suffer failure in today's NFL, Eric Edholm writes.

NFL clears Chargers in 'stickum' investigation

Posted Nov. 07, 2012 @ 3:52 p.m. ET
The NFL will not punish the Chargers for their alleged use of a "grip-enhancing towel" in their Oct. 15 game vs. the Broncos.

Wednesday's 60-second rant: Elway deserves credit for more than Manning

Posted Nov. 07, 2012 @ 1:26 p.m. ET
John Elway is PFW's top front-office executive at midseason, and he deserves credit for much more than signing Peyton Manning.

Week Nine Players of the Week

Posted Nov. 06, 2012 @ 11:23 a.m. ET
This week, PFW selects Andrew Luck, Charles Tillman and Trindon Holliday as its Players of the Week.

With Luck in Indy, Manning in Denver, everyone won

Posted Nov. 05, 2012 @ 12:52 p.m. ET
Peyton Manning in Denver and Andrew Luck in Indy couldn't have worked better for both clubs; three bad coaching decisions; and more from Week Nine.

AFC West Spin cycle: Broncos keep winning, Chiefs plummeting

Posted Nov. 05, 2012 @ 10:57 a.m. ET
Week Nine in the AFC West was a microcosm of what we’ve seen from the division most of the season, with the Broncos staying ahead of the pack.

Manning throws three TDs, remains undefeated vs. Bengals

Posted Nov. 04, 2012 @ 4:57 p.m. ET
Peyton Manning overcame his two interceptions by throwing for three touchdowns on Sunday, leading the Broncos to a 31-23 victory over the Bengals.

Broncos improving, but could still start faster

Posted Nov. 01, 2012 @ 5:33 p.m. ET
As good as the Broncos have looked in their past two games, slow starts remain a bugaboo.

Tuesday's 60-second rant: 2012's biggest tricks, treats

Posted Oct. 30, 2012 @ 2:50 p.m. ET
With Halloween a day away, it's time to identify teams that have pulled tricks on us and teams that have treated us to the biggest surprises?

Broncos place MLB Mays on I.R.

Posted Oct. 30, 2012 @ 1:21 p.m. ET
The Broncos signed S Duke Ihenacho from the practice squad and placed MLB Joe Mays on injured reserve on Tuesday.

Report: Broncos MLB Mays suffers season-ending injury

Posted Oct. 29, 2012 @ 1:51 p.m. ET
Broncos MLB Joe Mays is expected to miss the rest of the season after suffering a lower leg injury in Sunday night’s win.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted March 11, 2013
The Broncos also are trying to re-sign defensive tackle Kevin Vickerson before he hits free agency and they've asked defensive end Elvis Dumervil to take a pay cut.||||||| If not, he'll be traded or released before Saturday when his $12 million salary for 2013 becomes guaranteed.
Posted Nov. 16, 2012
Von Miller and Kevin Vickerson are appealing fines they said they received from the NFL for hits on Carolina quarterback Cam Newton last weekend.||||||| Vickerson's $15,000 fine was for a horse collar tackle that he insists was more of a swipe. Vickerson said he hopes to at least have his fine reduced.
Posted Oct. 10, 2011
The Broncos have placed Vickerson on injured reserve with an ankle injury.|||||||
Posted April 24, 2010
The Seattle Seahawks acquired Vickerson, running back LenDale Whtie and two draft picks from the Tennessee Titans in exchange for one of their fourth-round selectiosn and another in the sixth round.||||||| The 6-foot-5, 305-pound defensive tackle played a career-high 13 games and had 20 tackles. He has 1.5 sacks in his career - all in 2008.
Posted Dec. 08, 2008
Vickerson for four games without pay starting Friday for violating the league's policy on anabolic steroids and related substances.||||||| Vickerson's suspension will keep him out the rest of the regular season and started Friday with him not at practice. He will miss Sunday's game with Cleveland (4-8). He will be eligible to return on Dec. 29, a day after the Titans (11-1) conclude the regular season at Indianapolis.

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