Denver Broncos Injuries: Wesley Woodyard, Robert Ayers, Chris Harris Injured in 51-48 Win over Cowboys

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Denver's defense lost two key defenders in their win over the Cowboys on Sunday afternoon.

Update III (10/8/13, 10:19 a.m. MT):

Woodyard told ESPN that he is "good" on Monday, as Kyle noted in this morning's Horse Tracks. We'll know more about the rest of the injuries when the Broncos return to the practice field tomorrow.

This will be the final update to this story. For more injury updates, check MHR's homepage throughout the rest of the week.

Update II (10/7/13, 3:18 p.m. MT):

Coach John Fox said after the game that Woodyard's injury was actually a neck injury and that running back Ronnie Hillman (ankle) was also injured. There have been no updates yet on either injuries.

Update I (10/7/13, 8:20 a.m. MT):

Harris says he took a "hard hit" and his wife added that it was just a mild concussion.

As for Woodyard and Ayers, CBS' Vic Lombardi has seemingly speculated and Woodyard is "fine" and Ayers tweeted anticipating some rest.

Check back as we continue to seek updates on these injuries. See below for the original story:

Already without cornerback Champ Bailey and linebacker Von Miller, the Denver Broncos defense was dealt another blow on Sunday during the team's 51-48 win over the Dallas Cowboys. Cornerback Chris Harris Jr., defensive end Robert Ayers and linebacker Wesley Woodyard all the left game with injuries.

As of 7:30 p.m. MT, there have been no updates from the team or any media outlets on the severity of the injuries sustained by Woodyard, Ayers, and Harris. In an ideal world, we would be optimistic to see all three players return in time for the team's Week 7 match up in Indianapolis against the Colts, if not next week against the Jacksonville Jaguars.

On a different injury note, the Denver Post seems optimistic that Bailey could have played today. According to the Post's Mike Klis, Bailey didn't play today because the game was on turf—the same type of surface that Bailey injured his ankle on in Seattle during the preseason.

There's no reason the team would want to rush Bailey back into playing on a turf field in his return to action, but Klis says "there's a good chance" he'll be back next week when the team hosts Jacksonville.

Now we await word on Woodyard and Harris.

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