Broncos appear to escape serious injury in opener

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) Coach Gary Kubiak says he's confident the battered Broncos escaped any serious injuries in their opener.

Three players were knocked out of Denver's 19-13 win over Baltimore: defensive end Malik Jackson (head) and safeties Omar Bolden (left foot) and David Bruton Jr. (right hip).

Kubiak said Jackson is ''doing great'' and hasn't been diagnosed with a concussion, which would have ruled him out of Thursday night's game at Kansas City.

Bruton said he'll be able to play against the Chiefs and Bolden said he hopes to.

Receiver Demaryius Thomas (hand) said he was OK and Kubiak said running back C.J. Anderson (toe) was fine, too.

The Broncos also got safety T.J. Ward back from a one-game suspension Monday.


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