What McGahee and Kuper’s Potential Return Means for Denver’s Playoff Run

December 30, 2012   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The Denver Broncos (12-3) can wrap up a first-round bye in the playoffs with a victory over the Kansas City Chiefs (2-13) on Sunday afternoon. If Denver does secure the bye, the team expects both running back Willis McGahee (torn MCL and leg fracture) and guard Chris Kuper (ankle) to be back in time for the playoffs.
"Chris Kuper (was) limited today, (and is) questionable for this week's game," Coach John Fox told media members on Friday, via DenverBroncos.com. "He’s making good headway. He’s healthier. He practiced for the first time yesterday and then today. I think he’s making good progress."
The Broncos seem likely to rest Kuper this week, giving him two weeks to continue healing in preparation for an expected divisional playoff match in January.
"Kuper has been out for a little bit," continued Fox. "We’re just going to make sure he’s ready to play football and we’ll make that decision day to day.”

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