ENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- Coach Gary Kubiak says the Broncos dodged major injuries to first-round draft pick Shane Ray and star wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders in their 26-23 overtime win at Cleveland.
Ray has a sprained right MCL and is expected to miss a few weeks. Sanders has a bruised left shoulder but should be back for the showdown against Green Bay on Nov. 1 following both club's bye week, Kubiak said Monday.
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Ray was injured when teammate Derek Wolfe shoved Browns right tackle Mitchell Schwartz into the back of his legs. Sanders was injured trying to make a diving catch at the end of regulation.
Also, inside linebacker Corey Nelson (ankle, knee) is day to day, Kubiak said.