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Here is your final injury report for the Broncos and the Buffalo Bills.

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On Friday, the Denver Broncos and the Buffalo Bills released their final injury report ahead of Sunday’s game between the two teams. For the Broncos, they have a total of seven players listed as questionable for Sunday’s game.

On Thursday, Head Coach Vic Fangio told reporters that center Connor McGovern would be good to go on Sunday, so we can expect him out there. It also sounds like rookie guard Dalton Risner will be out there as well. Fangio told reporters that he is “confident he should be able to go”. So, the Broncos will have two of their starting interior offensive lineman come this Sunday.

As for starting right tackle Ja’Wuan James, he seems to be on the wrong end of the questionable tag. Fangio insisted all week that he is a “50/50” guy and will likely be a game-time decision. Fangio also told reporters that tight end Jeff Heuerman is more likely to play than James. So I am assuming we’ll see James out at least one more week.

The only player ruled out by the Broncos is rookie edge rusher Justin Hollins. Fellow rookie edge rusher Ahmad Gooden was activated off the teams practice squad to fill in for Hollins this Sunday.

For the Bills, tackle Ty Nsekhe and safety Siran Neal have been ruled out for Sunday’s game. Outside of that, the Bills are entering this match up looking rather healthy.

Here is your entire final injury report for the Denver Broncos and the Buffalo Bills.

Broncos injury report

Player Pos. Injury Wednesday Thursday Friday Game Status
Player Pos. Injury Wednesday Thursday Friday Game Status
Justin Hollins LB Hamstring DNP DNP DNP OUT
Joe Jones ILB Foot DNP DNP LIMITED QUESTIONABLE
Ron Leary G Shoulder / Neck DNP LIMITED LIMITED QUESTIONABLE
Connor McGovern C Back DNP DNP LIMITED QUESTIONABLE
Tim Patrick WR Shoulder DNP LIMITED LIMITED QUESTIONABLE
Dalton Risner G Ankle DNP DNP LIMITED QUESTIONABLE
Jeff Heuerman TE Knee LIMITED LIMITED FULL QUESTIONABLE
Ja’Wuan James T Knee LIMITED LIMITED LIMITED QUESTIONABLE
Phillip Lindsay RB Foot / Wrist LIMITED LIMITED FULL
Mike Purcell NT Ribs LIMITED FULL FULL
Will Parks S Hand FULL FULL FULL

Bills injury report

Player Pos. Injury Wednesday Thursday Friday Game Status
Player Pos. Injury Wednesday Thursday Friday Game Status
Lorenzo Alexander LB NIR (rest) DNP FULL FULL
John Brown WR NIR (rest) DNP FULL FULL
Jerry Hughes DE Groin DNP DNP FULL
Siran Neal S Concussion DNP DNP DNP OUT
Ty Nsekhe T Ankle DNP DNP DNP OUT
Jaquan Johnson S Hand FULL FULL FULL
Frank Gore RB NIR (rest) NOT LISTED DNP FULL
Jordan Phillips DT Toe NOT LISTED LIMITED FULL

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

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