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Peyton Manning views return of blindside protector Ryan Clady like a free agent addition

As far as Peyton Manning is concerned, wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders isn't the only offensive reinforcement summoned to help Denver get another crack at winning the Super Bowl."It's almost like Ryan Clady was a free agent acquisition," Manning suggested. "He didn't play last year."Well, hardly.The star left tackle suffered a season-ending left foot injury in the second week of the season, not long after signing a five-year, $52.5 million contract.Clady had missed offseason workouts last year while rehabbing a shoulder injury and waiting for a new contract.Physically and fiscally sound, Clady embarked on what he expected to be a big season. But in Week 2, Giants defensive tackle Cullen Jenkins inadvertently rolled into his legs from behind on a running play and Clady's season was over.Surgery was scheduled for a Lisfranc injury, which usually involves a separation of ligaments and joints in the foot, followed by an arduous rehab.Clady, who had started all 85 games of his career to that...

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  1. Champ Bailey still not ready to return to action, absence is second longest of career

    Champ Bailey still isn't ready to return to action. His troublesome left foot is keeping him out of the Denver Broncos' game against Philadelphia on Sunday.Bailey ha...

  2. Champ Bailey ruled out of Denver Broncos' opener against Baltimore Ravens with foot injury

    Champ Bailey won't play in the Denver Broncos' opener against the Baltimore Ravens on Thursday night because of a sprained left foot.The 15th-year pro was ruled out ...

  3. Champ Bailey set to make his 2013 debut Sunday when Denver Broncos host Jacksonville Jaguars

    Champ Bailey is set to make his 2013 debut Sunday when the Denver Broncos host the Jacksonville Jaguars.Bailey hasn't played since spraining his left foot in the sec...

  4. Champ Bailey , Wesley Woodyard held out of Denver Broncos' practice

    Cornerback Champ Bailey worked on a side field with strength and conditioning coach Luke Richesson during the Denver Broncos' practice Wednesday, and middle lineback...

  5. Champ Bailey a full participant at practice for 1st time since injuring left foot Aug. 17

    Champ Bailey was a full participant at practice Wednesday for the first time since he injured his left foot in a preseason game at Seattle on Aug. 17.Bailey hopes to...

  6. Champ Bailey says he had a milder form of foot injury that sidelined Ryan Clady for the season

    Champ Bailey says he has a milder form of the foot injury that ended fellow Pro Bowler Ryan Clady's season.Bailey returned to practice this week for the first time s...

  7. Broncos CB Champ Bailey said he's close to return but status still uncertain for opener

    Broncos cornerback Champ Bailey didn't practice Monday and said his status for Thursday night's opener against Baltimore was "still up in the air."Bailey has been ou...

  8. Broncos CB Champ Bailey back on field, doesn't practice due to foot

    Champ Bailey suited up for practice only to sit out.The Denver Broncos Pro Bowl cornerback stepped on the field Tuesday wearing his cleats and helmet, but didn't par...

  9. Broncos lose Champ Bailey with foot injury, Colts lose Delano Howell with neck injury

    Denver Broncos cornerback Champ Bailey was ruled out of the second half of Sunday night's game at Indianapolis after injuring his left foot.Bailey left the game afte...

  10. Broncos star Champ Bailey ruled out of game against Giants because of lingering foot injury

    Champ Bailey will miss his second straight game because of a lingering left foot sprain that has sidelined him since Aug. 17.Coach John Fox ruled Bailey out of the D...

  11. Broncos star Champ Bailey returns to practice after missing month with foot injury

    Champ Bailey is practicing for the first time since injuring his left foot last month.The Denver Broncos' perennial Pro Bowl cornerback hadn't practiced since gettin...

  12. Broncos get CB Champ Bailey back in action vs Jaguars for 1st time since 2nd preseason game

    Champ Bailey is active for the first time this season, ready to provide some help for Denver's last-in-the-league pass defense when the Broncos face the Jacksonville...

  1. Veteran DB Champ Bailey agrees to contract with Saints

    Veteran defensive back Champ Bailey has agreed to a two-year contract with the New Orleans Saints.The 35-year-old Bailey played the last 10 seasons with Denver after...

  2. AFC champs reconvene for 1st time since Super Bowl flop to begin 2014 offseason workouts

    No trip to the White House, diamond-encrusted rings or ticker tape parade.All the Denver Broncos have to show for their historic 2013 season is the heartache and hum...

  3. Person familiar with situation tells AP that Broncos are expected to release CB Champ Bailey

    The Denver Broncos are expected to release perennial Pro Bowl cornerback Champ Bailey, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press on Wednesday ni...

  4. Champ Bailey : Foot can handle increased workload if that's the answer to Chris Harris injury

    Champ Bailey says he's ready for an increased workload as the Denver Broncos scramble to make up for the loss of shutdown cornerback Chris Harris Jr.Harris tore his ...

  5. Broncos release 12-time Pro Bowl CB Champ Bailey after 10 seasons in Denver

    The Denver Broncos say they have released cornerback Champ Bailey after 10 seasons with the team.His release Thursday was a cost-cutting move, with the 12-time Pro B...

  6. Champ Bailey misses his 10th game as Broncos face Titans, Britt out for Tennessee

    Champ Bailey is missing his 10th game of the season, sitting out against Tennessee a week after returning against Kansas City.Bailey has been bothered by a nagging l...

  7. Broncos star Champ Bailey has spent most of 2013 as a sideline spectator

    Pacing the sideline in street clothes for nine games this season was downright difficult for 12-time Pro Bowl cornerback Champ Bailey.Standing there helmet in hand a...

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