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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

Texans hold off Broncos, Manning

Posted Sept. 23, 2012 @ 8:16 p.m. ET
Matt Schaub outplayed Peyton Manning on Sunday, throwing four touchdown passes to lead the Texans to a 31-25 victory over the Broncos.

Broncos' changes up front paying dividends vs. the run

Posted Sept. 21, 2012 @ 4:22 p.m. ET
Despite the loss of DT Ty Warren, the Broncos' run defense has been superb through two games.

AFC West Spin cycle: Week Two

Posted Sept. 18, 2012 @ 12:02 p.m. ET
The Chiefs and Raiders are off to woeful starts, and the Chargers are 2-0 for the first time since 2006.

Falcons hold on, defeat sloppy Broncos

Posted Sept. 17, 2012 @ 11:34 p.m. ET
Falcons QB Matt Ryan threw two TDs, and Atlanta capitalized on some early Peyton Manning mistakes in a 27-21 win vs. Denver Monday night.

Broncos WR Decker benefiting from time with Manning

Posted Sept. 14, 2012 @ 10:09 a.m. ET
Broncos WR Eric Decker spoke with PFW's Kevin Fishbain about what he has learned from working with QB Peyton Manning.

Key matchup: Falcons wide receivers vs. Broncos cornerbacks

Posted Sept. 12, 2012 @ 4:39 p.m. ET
In Wednesday’s key matchup, we take a look at a tough test awaiting Denver’s secondary on Monday night in Atlanta.

Flacco wins AFC Offensive Player of the Week

Posted Sept. 12, 2012 @ 2:28 p.m. ET
Ravens QB Joe Flacco, Broncos CB Tracy Porter and Jets PR-WR Jeremy Kerley were named the AFC Players of the Week for Week One.

AFC West Spin cycle: Week One

Posted Sept. 11, 2012 @ 1:42 p.m. ET
Philip Rivers and the Chargers get off on the right foot with a win over the Raiders. We take a spin around the AFC West after Week One.

Week One Players of the Week

Posted Sept. 11, 2012 @ 12:46 p.m. ET
This week, PFW selects Robert Griffin III, Tracy Porter and Blair Walsh as its Players of the Week.

Report: Broncos agree with C Koppen

Posted Sept. 10, 2012 @ 9:18 p.m. ET
The Broncos have agreed with former Patriots C Dan Koppen on a one-year contract, ESPN Boston's Mike Reiss reported Monday.

Broncos DT Warren tears triceps again

Posted Sept. 10, 2012 @ 3:33 p.m. ET
Broncos starting DT Ty Warren re-tore his triceps in Sunday night’s win over the Steelers. He missed all of the 2011 season with a triceps injury.

Shorts and Shells: Week One

Posted Sept. 10, 2012 @ 2:55 a.m. ET
Welcome to Overreaction Sunday, where RG3 can do no wrong, the Bills and Saints do little right and Peyton Manning is back in business. We think.

Manning leads Broncos to win in his return

Posted Sept. 10, 2012 @ 12:56 a.m. ET
Peyton Manning overcame Pittsburgh's 10-minute advantage in time of possession and helped the Broncos beat the Steelers 31-19 in his Denver debut.

Broncos release QB Hanie

Posted Sept. 08, 2012 @ 3:07 p.m. ET
The Broncos released QB Caleb Hanie, the club announced Saturday. 

Key matchup: Steelers CB Ike Taylor vs. Broncos WR Demaryius Thomas

Posted Sept. 08, 2012 @ 9:59 a.m. ET
In Saturday's key matchup, we revisit a one-on-one battle that played a key role in Denver beating Pittsburgh in last season's wild-card round.

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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