No Time To Panic: Losing Elvis Dumervil Isn’t Catastrophic

August 6, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Well, I just spent a nice, long week in the very northern parts of Idaho, up next to the Canadian border, completely away from news, cell phones, and Internet.
When I got back, I enjoyed reading about Brett Favre's retirement (again), Knowshon Moreno/Correll Buckhalter's injuries, LenDale White's triumphant (and somewhat confusing) return to Colorado, and most importantly, Elvis Dumervil's ripped pectoral.
I guess Josh McDaniels is pushing them too hard in training camp, because a lot of key players are getting injured.
Or, perhaps, the Denver Broncos simply have a lot of key players.
I know Dumervil is making a lot of money on his new contract and any injury to such a star athlete is less than desirable; a guy like Elvis cannot be replaced. But he did emerge just last year in Mike Nolan's defense. I wasn't sold on him as a product just yet, and I thought his contract was generous.
If I had read that Champ Bailey was out, I would have panicked. Likewise for Bri...

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