Broncos, Chiefs missing starters
The Denver Broncos were without defensive tackle Kevin
Vickerson, defensive end Derek Wolfe, cornerback Dominique
Rodgers-Cromartie and tight end Julius Thomas for Sunday’s game in
The Chiefs were missing outside linebacker Justin Houston.
Vickerson went on injured reserve this week with a dislocated
right hip. Wolfe was hospitalized Friday after experiencing
seizure-like symptoms on the way to Kansas City.
Rodgers-Cromartie jammed his right shoulder last week against
New England, while Thomas was out with a knee injury.
Running back Knowshon Moreno (ankle) and cornerback Champ Bailey
(foot) were active for Denver.
Houston dislocated his right elbow in the Chiefs’ loss to San
Diego last week. His running mate, Tamba Hali, was in the starting
lineup despite a sprained right ankle.
Chiefs right guard Jon Asamoah and right tackle Eric Fisher, who
both missed the Chargers game with shoulder injuries, were active
but not starting.
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