Kubiak: DeMarcus Ware out 4-5 weeks, needs forearm surgery

Denver Broncos outside linebacker DeMarcus Ware, left, celebrates after sacking Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck during the first half in a NFL football game, Sunday, Sept. 18, 2016, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)
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ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) DeMarcus Ware will undergo surgery Tuesday on his broken right forearm and is expected to miss four or five weeks, coach Gary Kubiak said.

A lumbar disk problem kept Ware out of five games last season before he returned for the playoffs and had a dozen quarterback hits.

Ware was held out of all but the final few days of training camp to protect his balky back.

He was hurt when he ran into Von Miller while chasing down Indianapolis quarterback Andrew Luck on Sunday.

Kubiak said tight end Virgil Green is day to day and right tackle Donald Stephenson is expected to miss some time. Both suffered calf injuries in Denver's 34-20 win over the Colts.

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