The Broncos placed RB Willis McGahee on injured reserve with a designation to return.
The Broncos will be without RB Willis McGahee for at least the rest of the regular season.
The Broncos hope the bye week came at a good time for rookie RB Ronnie Hillman, who is expected to continue getting more snaps going forward.
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.
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.