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Broncos vs. Raiders Week 18 practice participation report: Wednesday

The Denver Broncos might have to roll without tackle Mike McGlinchey against the Las Vegas Raiders in Week 18.

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The Denver Broncos are out of playoff contention, but there is still a chance at two significant achievements they can grab with a win over the Las Vegas Raiders this week. One is to finish with a winning record at 9-8 and the other would be their first winning record in the AFC West since 2015. Both would set a positive tone heading into the offseason.

“I think getting nine wins is important, and I think it’s important for our players to understand that,” Head Coach Sean Payton said on Wednesday. “I think they do, as well. Heading into next season—there are a ton of these peaks and valleys during any NFL season. When you look at a team like Philadelphia—it just comes with everyone. Certainly, we had our fair share, but I think finishing strong is important.”

To do that, they’ll need to see how some of their starters progress back into the lineup for this week. The good news is both Marvin Mims Jr. and Courtland Sutton were limited and trending towards full. Same with Josey Jewell and Baron Browning who were also limited on Wednesday. The biggest question mark centers around tackle Mike McGlinchey’s status for Sunday.

Here is your full Broncos-Raiders practice report for Wednesday.

Broncos injury report

Player Pos. Injury Wednesday Thursday Friday Game Status
Player Pos. Injury Wednesday Thursday Friday Game Status
Riley Dixon P NIR – personal matter -- DNP DNP --
Chris Manhertz TE Illness DNP DNP DNP OUT
Mike McGlinchey T Ribs DNP DNP DNP OUT
Baron Browning OLB Concussion LIMITED FULL FULL --
Mitchell Fraboni LS NIR – personal matter -- DNP FULL --
Josey Jewell ILB Back LIMITED FULL FULL --
Marvin Mims Jr. WR Hamstring LIMITED FULL FULL --
Samaje Perine RB NIR – rest DNP FULL FULL --
Mike Purcell DT NIR – rest -- DNP FULL --
Courtland Sutton WR Concussion LIMITED FULL FULL --

Raiders injury report

Player Pos. Injury Wednesday* Thursday Friday Game Status
Player Pos. Injury Wednesday* Thursday Friday Game Status
Brandon Facyson CB Illness -- -- DNP QUESTIONABLE
Josh Jacobs RB Quad DNP DNP DNP OUT
Michael Mayer TE Toe DNP DNP DNP OUT
Thayer Munford T Knee / Illness DNP DNP DNP DOUBTFUL
Maxx Crosby DE Knee LIMITED LIMITED LIMITED --
Jermaine Eluemunor T Knee LIMITED LIMITED LIMITED --
Jakob Johnson FB Back LIMITED LIMITED LIMITED QUESTIONABLE
Andre James C Ankle / Finger LIMITED FULL FULL --
Malcolm Koonce DE Elbow / Wrist LIMITED FULL FULL --
Kolton Miller T Shoulder LIMITED FULL FULL --

BOLD - Indicates change in status; NIR­- Indicates not injury related; *- Team did not practice / 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