Mike Boone, RB (DEN)

On track to play

Boone (quadriceps) was activated off injured reserve Saturday and is expected to play Sunday against the Raiders, Mike Klis of 9News Denver reports.

It'll be interesting to see how much playing time Boone syphons away from Melvin Gordon (hip) and Javonte Williams given the duo has operated in a 55-45 split to date. Signed this offseason as a change-of-pace option, Boone figures to be more of a reserve depth piece unless one of the aforementioned players suffers an injury.

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Mike Boone

Mike Boone


Likely headed for No. 2 role

Boone is expected to serve as the Broncos' No. 2 running back behind Javonte Williams in Sunday's game against the Chiefs with Melvin Gordon (hip/shoulder) listed as doubtful for the contest, Kyle Newman of The Denver Post reports.

Javonte Williams


Primed for lead role

Broncos head coach Vic Fangio said he's confident in Williams' ability to handle a lead role out of the backfield Sunday in Kansas City while Melvin Gordon (hip) is listed as doubtful for the contest and not expected to play, George Stoia III of The Denver Gazette reports.

Doubtful for Week 13

Gordon (hip/shoulder) will be listed as doubtful for Sunday's game against Kansas City, Aric DiLalla of the Broncos' official site reports.

To avoid injury report

Coach Vic Fangio said Bridgewater (shin) won't be listed on the Broncos' injury report Wednesday, Aric DiLalla of the Broncos' official site reports.