Englewood, CO (Sports Network) - The Denver Broncos placed center Dan Koppen
on injured reserve Tuesday.
Koppen suffered a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee during
The 33-year-old Koppen started 12 regular-season games and one playoff
contest for the Broncos last year.
Koppen took over for J.D. Walton last season after the latter fractured his
ankle against the Oakland Raiders in Week 4. Walton underwent further surgery
on his ankle in June and is still expected to miss a significant portion of
the upcoming season.
The 6-foot-2, 300-pound Koppen played for the Patriots from 2003-2011 before
joining the Broncos.
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