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Denver Broncos vs. Indianapolis Colts Thursday Injury Report: Broncos looking healthy

The Broncos had one player limited in practice Wednesday due to injury. One. On Thursday they had three players limited in practice. Still better then previous weeks.

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For the second straight day the Denver Broncos had all 53 players on the roster participating in practice. Yesterday was the first day in 3 months that this has happened this season.

It's encouraging to see the Broncos healthy heading into their Divisional round matchup against Andrew Luck and the Indianapolis Colts this Sunday.

The only additions to the injury report were defensive end Quanterus Smith, and defensive tackle Mitch Unrein. Both are dealing with knee injuries and were listed as limited for Thursday's practice.

Brandon Marshall has been moving around "pretty good":

It appears that the Denver Broncos will have their leading tackler Brandon Marshall back on the field for this Sunday's game, but he may not be 100%.

I’m not going to say it’s 100 percent, but it’s getting there. It feels pretty decent. I’ve just got to keep going out there, keep working, and we’ll see what happens."

Marshall says that the goal for him is to play this weekend, and that "hopefully I'll be playing".

According to Denver Broncos Defensive Coordinator Jack Del Rio, Marshall has been moving around "pretty good" in practice this week.

"You've got to play with what you have, and being able to have Brandon Marshall back is big. He's that linebacker that's calling plays, making big plays, and he's that big playmaker that we need."

Marshall was listed as "limited" again for Thursday's practice. Tomorrow's practice will be key for Marshall, but I expect him to be listed as questionable. If I had to bet I believe we'll see Marshall starting for the Broncos on Sunday.

Injury Report:

Denver Broncos

Player Pos. Injury Wed. Participation Thur. Participation Fri. Participation Game Status
Marshall, Brandon LB Foot LIMITED LIMITED
Bruton, David S Concussion/Neck FULL FULL
Cornick, Paul T Toe FULL FULL
Franklin, Orlando G Concussion FULL FULL
Manning, Peyton QB Thigh FULL FULL
Montgomery, Will C Knee FULL FULL
Talib, Aqib CB Achilles FULL FULL
Thomas, Demaryius WR Ankle/Finger FULL FULL
Thomas, Julius TE Ankle FULL FULL
Thompson, Juwan RB Hip/Knee FULL FULL
Ward, T.J. S Neck FULL FULL
Webster, Kayvon CB Shoulder FULL FULL
Unrein, Mitch DT Knee - - - LIMITED
Smith, Quanterus DE Knee - - - LIMITED

Indianapolis Colts

Player Pos. Injury Wed. Participation Thur. Participation Fri. Participation Game Status
Jackson, D'Qwell LB Rest DNP FULL
Muamba, Henoc LB Back DNP FULL
Toler, Greg CB Knee DNP LIMITED
Freeman, Jerrell LB Abdomen LIMITED FULL
Harrison, Jonotthan C Concussion LIMITED FULL
Jackson, Andrew LB Hamstring LIMITED FULL
Walden, Erik LB Knee LIMITED FULL
Shipley, A.Q. C Ankle FULL FULL

BOLD-Indicates change in status STATUS DEFINITIONS:                   
Out - player definitely will not play 
Doubtful - at least 75% chance player will not play 
Questionable - 50-50 chance player will not play 
Probable - virtual certainty player will be available for normal duty