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Denver Broncos

Willis McGahee

Willis McGahee - #23 - RB

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 0"/ 235 lbs.
Birthday 10/21/1981
Birthplace Miami, FL
College Miami (FL)
Years played 11
Drafted 2003, 1st round, 23rd pick by Bills


Att Yds TD
167 731 4

Vikings-Broncos matchup of the day: Friday

Posted Dec. 02, 2011 @ 1:30 p.m. ET
Here's a key matchup to watch in Sunday's Vikings-Broncos game.

Broncos' Moreno has torn ACL

Posted Nov. 14, 2011 @ 2:43 p.m. ET
Broncos RB Knowshon Moreno will undergo surgery for a torn ACL and miss the remainder of the season, head coach John Fox announced on Monday.

McGahee the key to Broncos' run game success

Posted Nov. 11, 2011 @ 4:35 p.m. ET
Seen as washed up, RB Willis McGahee signed with the Broncos to be a backup. Instead, he's having a career year and is the top threat in their offense.

Shotgun runs key Broncos win

Posted Nov. 07, 2011 @ 3:06 p.m. ET
The Broncos found success on Sunday running with Tim Tebow and Willis McGahee out of the shotgun, helping them to a win over the Raiders.

Broncos RB McGahee has broken hand

Posted Oct. 24, 2011 @ 5:30 p.m. ET
Broncos head coach John Fox confirmed that RB Willis McGahee suffered a broken hand in Denver's win over Miami.

McGahee, Moreno switch roles for Broncos

Posted Oct. 07, 2011 @ 11:40 a.m. ET
The Broncos started the season with Knowshon Moreno as the starting running back and Willis McGahee as his backup, but those roles already have changed.

Broncos find a way to grind out a win

Posted Sept. 19, 2011 @ 4:47 p.m. ET
With their high-priced stars out, the Broncos relied on their backups to earn the first win of the John Fox era.

Del Pilar's Digest: Running back sleepers

Posted Aug. 24, 2011 @ 10:56 p.m. ET
With people expecting big things from Ryan Mathews, Chargers RB Mike Tolbert has become tremendously undervalued and is a solid sleeper.

Booster says he gave lavish gifts to Miami football players

Posted Aug. 17, 2011 @ 2:26 a.m. ET
A University of Miami booster says he provided illegal benefits to a number of Hurricanes players, including several who became prominent NFL players.

Broncos reach agreement with RB McGahee

Posted July 31, 2011 @ 12:19 p.m. ET
The Broncos have reached an agreement with former Ravens RB Willis McGahee.

Broncos sticking to their philosophy in free agency

Posted July 29, 2011 @ 3:03 p.m. ET
The Broncos have a long way to go after winning just four games a season ago, but they're looking to do it at the right price.

Report: Ravens to release four key vets

Posted July 25, 2011 @ 7:21 p.m. ET
The Ravens wasted no time informing some high-priced veterans that they will be released.

Report: Ravens to cut RB McGahee

Posted Feb. 22, 2011 @ 10:39 a.m. ET
The Ravens are expected to cut RB Willis McGahee in the coming days but may re-sign him for a lower cost to retain their depth at the position.

Browns unable to get Robiskie, Massaquoi producing in concert

Posted Dec. 25, 2010 @ 11:17 p.m. ET
Although Cleveland has a pair of promising, young receivers in Brian Robiskie and Mohamed Massaquoi, it has been largely unable to get production from both in the same game, according to AFC North Whispers.

McGahee looks to still have role with Ravens

Posted Oct. 21, 2010 @ 11:55 a.m. ET
Ravens RB Willis McGahee didn't play a single offensive snap in Week Six, but it appears his total lack of work vs. the Patriots is not a sign of things to come.

Ravens RB Rice misses practice with knee injury

Posted Sept. 29, 2010 @ 5:28 p.m. ET
Ravens RB Ray Rice missed practice Wednesday with a knee contusion suffered in Baltimore's 24-17 win over Cleveland Sunday, according to multiple reports.

Trade winds blowing — barely

Posted Sept. 27, 2010 @ 3:16 a.m. ET
If you're hoping for some sort of blockbuster deal to spice things up around the league before the trade deadline, you'll probably be disappointed. 


Posted Nov. 18, 2012
McGahee says his rehabilitation from an injured knee is on track, but "if we played a game tomorrow, no I couldn't go." The 10th-year running back, who led the team with 731 yards rushing this season despite the injury, said he'd know more about how the knee responds if he's allowed to suit up for practice Tuesday. Coach John Fox said he would update McGahee's status after Tuesday's practice.||||||| McGahee tore a ligament in the knee Nov. 18 and the Broncos placed him on recallable injured reserve. He is eligible to return to practice Tuesday and could play in the AFC title game Jan. 20 if Denver makes it.
Posted Nov. 05, 2012
The Bengals limited McGahee to 66 yards on 23 carries on Sunday.||||||| McGahee has been held to 3.6 yards or less per carry in four games this season but continues to get enough carries to make him a viable fantasy starter every week.
Posted Oct. 01, 2012
McGahee ran for 112 yards and a TD in Sunday's 37-6 win over Oakland.||||||| McGahee recorded his 32nd 100-yard rushing game, tops among active NFL players.
Posted Sept. 18, 2012
McGahee had 113 rushing yards and two TDs on Monday in a 27-21 loss to Atlanta.||||||| McGahee is averaging 4.7 yards per carry.
Posted Jan. 09, 2012
McGahee carried 19 times for 61 yards Sunday in a 29-23 OT win over Pittsburgh.||||||| McGahee's next game is against New England. He had 70 yards on seven carries the last time he saw the Pats.