Denver Broncos Week 1 Final Injury Report

The Denver Broncos and Carolina Panthers have released their final injury reports for Thursday’s matchup. Who will suit up and who will not?

Alright Broncos Country. There is only one more sleep until the Denver Broncos take the field for the first time since winning the Super Bowl over the team that they will play to kick off the season.

The Broncos and Carolina Panthers will face off in a big time matchup on Thursday night. However, some of the players may not even get to play in the game.

With it being a short week for both teams, the Super Bowl participants from the AFC and NFC started preparing for the game as early as Sunday, three days after their final preseason game.

But sadly enough, there will be some players that might miss the game or miss it entirely.

Both the Denver Broncos and Carolina Panthers released their final injury reports ahead of Thursday’s anticipated rematch.

Let us take a look and see what players might or might not suit up.

For the Denver Broncos, the only player that is certainly out for this game is Bennie Fowler. The one who caught Peyton Manning’s final pass in the NFL will not be able to suit up for the rematch. He is still dealing with a fractured elbow.

It is uncertain when we will see him on the field this season, but the Broncos are solid at the wide receiver position, so they should be okay without Fowler for this game.

As for the others, Jeff Heuerman (TE), Ty Sambrailo (OT), and James Ferentz ( C ) are listed as questionable for the game. Heuerman is still recovering from his hamstring injury while Sambrailo and Ferentz are dealing with elbow and knee injuries respectfully.

For the Carolina Panthers, the only player that is in doubt of missing the Super Bowl rematch is safety Dean Marlowe, who is dealing with a knee injury of his own.

Defensive Tackle Vernon Butler and linebacker A.J. Klein are questionable for the game with hand and back injuries respectfully.

Check back here at Predominantly Orange on Thursday as we keep you updated with everything in regards to the injuries and who ends up playing in the Super Bowl rematch. Let’s go Broncos!

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