Sport: Broncos’ Bradley Chubb to undergo surgery on ankle, out indefinitely

Broncos' Bradley Chubb arrested for failure to appear in court

  Broncos' Bradley Chubb arrested for failure to appear in court The fourth-year Broncos linebacker, coming off his first Pro Bowl berth in 2020, failed to appear in court on Aug. 6 on a traffic violation.Denver news station K-USA reports Chubb's court date stemmed from a May 6 misdemeanor charge of driving under restraint, and also of driving with plates that had been expired for 60-plus days. In Colorado, DUR is defined as "operating a motor vehicle with a license that has been revoked or suspended.

a football player holding a bat on a field: Bradley Chubb missed most of the 2019 season after tearing an ACL in Week 4. © Isaiah J. Downing-USA TODAY Sports Bradley Chubb missed most of the 2019 season after tearing an ACL in Week 4.

Bradley Chubb left the Broncos’ Week 2 game early and will be back on the shelf for a bit. The Pro Bowl pass rusher will undergo arthroscopic surgery Wednesday, according to the team.

The fourth-year linebacker has battled an ankle issue for a while and endured a setback in Jacksonville. Chubb missed the Broncos’ Week 1 game but returned Sunday. He will miss more time down the road, and Mike Klis of 9News notes the Broncos are expected to use an IR transaction here (Twitter link).

Chubb’s ankle surgery will mark his second ankle operation this year. He underwent a procedure this spring, and while that surgery was classified as minor, Chubb missing Week 1 introduced a red flag on his 2021 status. The Broncos picked up Chubb’s fifth-year option, and new GM George Paton identified the former top-five pick as a cornerstone player. Chubb made the Pro Bowl last season and made a run at Jevon Kearse’s rookie sack record in 2018, recording 12 that season.

Denver Broncos WR Jerry Jeudy suffers high ankle sprain; out minimum 4-6 weeks, per report

  Denver Broncos WR Jerry Jeudy suffers high ankle sprain; out minimum 4-6 weeks, per report Denver Broncos WR Jerry Jeudy suffered a high ankle sprain against the New York Giants on Sunday, coach Vic Fangio said.An MRI showed the Denver Broncos wideout suffered a high ankle sprain during the third quarter of the season opener Sunday against the New York Giants, coach Vic Fangio said.

This represents a blow for the 2-0 Broncos, who have seen Von Miller return to strong form after he missed the entire 2020 season. Miller and Chubb have famously not been on the field together much. Chubb missed most of the 2019 season after tearing an ACL in Week 4. An IR stint would knock Chubb out for at least three weeks. After the Broncos’ Week 3 Jets game, they are set to face the Ravens and Steelers in Weeks 4 and 5.

Denver turned to rotational rusher Malik Reed as Miller’s primary sidekick following Chubb’s exit Sunday. Reed registered eight sacks last season. The Broncos also used a seventh-round pick on Jonathan Cooper this year; the Ohio State product would be in line to work as Denver’s third edge rusher while Chubb recovers.

Broncos WR KJ Hamler blaming himself for Jerry Jeudy's ankle injury

  Broncos WR KJ Hamler blaming himself for Jerry Jeudy's ankle injury Jeudy suffered the injury in the third quarter of the team's season-opening loss to the New York Giants. It came five plays after Hamler dropped what would have been a 50-yard touchdown pass from Teddy Bridgewater. "It's messed up that Jerry has to go through this right now, and at the time, I was I kind of putting his injury on me," Hamler said, according to Kyle Newman of the Denver Post. "Because if I would've caught that touchdown, that probably would've never happened."Jeudy could be sidelined for six weeks, according to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport.

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