Nate Irving headed to injured reserve for #Broncos (knee), Todd Davis -- rookie LB -- claimed on waivers.
Initial diagnosis is that Broncos MLB Nate Irving has a sprained MCL that is not considered season ending, but more testing ahead.
Denver Post "Nate Irving. Exhale, Nate. The Broncos have tried to pick up a starting middle linebacker. Oh, how they have tried. But free agent D'Qwell Jackson signed with the Colts and Jon Beason re-signed with the Giants. Then, in the draft, the Broncos were unable to trade up to the middle of the first..." May 12
Denver Post "When he played, Von Miller could have been lined up as a linebacker or as a defensive end. He might have rushed the passer from the right side or left side, or stunted from the middle. He might have faked a pass rush and dropped into coverage or started back in coverage and came in on a..." December 28
Denver Post "About the only time the Broncos defense played as if it didn't belong on the same field as the opposing defense last season was Week 5 at New England. Utilizing what Denver defensive coordinator Jack Del Rio referred to as the "NASCAR approach," Patriots quarterback Tom Brady engineered a..." May 22