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Injury report: Kareem Jackson and Ja’Wuan James return to practice

Here is your Wednesday injury report for the Broncos and the Chargers.

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The Broncos returned to the practice field on Wednesday to begin their preparations for their week five match up against their division rival, Los Angeles Chargers. The Broncos received some positive news on their injury front and could see both of their big free agent signings return to the field this Sunday.

After suffering an injury during the Broncos week one loss to the Oakland Raiders, tackle Ja’Wuan James returned to the practice field for the first time. It was on a limited basis, but a good sign nonetheless for the Broncos prized free agency addition.

His status for Sunday’s game remains up in the air, so it will be one to monitor going forward. Backup Elijah Wilkinson has played in place of James and has had his ups and downs at the spot. The return of James would add some stability to the Broncos offensive line.

Also returning to practice was defensive back Kareem Jackson. He missed last weeks game against the Jaguars with a hamstring injury but he did return to the practice field for today’s practice. Again, it was on a limited basis so his status will be monitored throughout the week, but a positive sign for the veteran defensive back.

Here is your entire Wednesday injury report for the Denver Broncos and Los Angeles Chargers ahead of their divisional match up this Sunday.

Denver Broncos injury report

Player Pos. Injury Wednesday Thursday Friday Game Status
Player Pos. Injury Wednesday Thursday Friday Game Status
Bryce Callahan CB Foot DNP
Josey Jewell ILB Hamstring DNP
Kareem Jackson DB Hamstring LIMITED
Ja’Wuan James T Knee LIMITED
Emmanuel Sanders WR Quadricep LIMITED
Derek Wolfe DE Ankle LIMITED
Duke Dawson CB Ankle FULL
Joe Jones ILB Triceps FULL

Los Angeles Chargers injury report

Player Pos. Injury Wednesday Thursday Friday Game Status
Player Pos. Injury Wednesday Thursday Friday Game Status
Nasir Adderley S Hamstring DNP
Michael Badgley K Groin (right) DNP
Hunter Henry TE Knee DNP
Melvin Ingram DE Hamstring DNP
Justin Jackson RB Calf DNP
Travis Benjamin WR Hip LIMITED
Thomas Davis LB Groin LIMITED
Virgil Green TE Groin LIMITED
Mike Williams WR Back LIMITED
Casey Hayward CB Back DNP
Ty Long P Foot (left) DNP
Denzel Perryman LB Neck DNP

BOLD - Indicates change in status; NIR­- Indicates not injury related; *- Team conducted a walk through / report is an estimation

STATUS DEFINITIONS: Did not participate (DNP); Limited: means less than 100 percent of a player’s normal repetitions; Full: 100 percent of player’s normal repetitions; Out: will not play; Doubtful: Unlikely to play; Questionable: Uncertain to play