BOISE, Idaho--While we expect that many Broncos are not satisfied until every former Bronco player has been named Most Valuable Player in the Super Bowl, former players continue to play vital roles for their National Football League team.
Jay Ajayi, Running Back, Miami Dolphins
Jay suffered a rib injury in the final preseason game, but is now in the Injured Reserve-designated to return list. Ajayi is eligible to return after Week 6.
Richie Brockel, Fullback, Carolina Panthers
Ryan Clady, Tackle, Denver Broncos
Ryan suffered an ACL injury prior to the beginning of the NFL season that will keep him out of action this year.
Tyrone Crawford, Defensive Tackle, Dallas Cowboys
Crawford started this past weekend as Dallas lost their first game of the season, 39-28 to Atlanta.
George Iloka, Safety, Cincinnati Bengals
Iloka did not play because of an injured ankle.
Jeron Johnson, Safety, Washington Redskins
Johnson had no statistics in Redskin win.
DeMarcus Lawrence, Defensive End, Dallas Cowboys
Lawrence started for Dallas and had two tackles, one of them solo, in the loss to the Falcons.
Charles Leno, Offensive Tackle, Chicago Bears
Leno helped the Bears to a win.
Doug Martin, Running Back, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Martin started for Tampa Bay, rushing 20 times for 106 yards and a touchdown and also catching 5 passes for 37 yards.
Shea McClellin, Linebacker, Chicago Bears
McClellin started for Chicago, and had five tackles, three of them solo, with a tackle for loss, in Bear win.
Kellen Moore, Quarterback, Dallas Cowboys
Moore was activated prior to Sunday's game, but did not play in Dallas's 39-28 loss to Atlanta.
Matt Paradis, Center, Denver Broncos
Paradis once again started at center as Denver once again won.
Blake Renaud, Fullback, Minnesota Vikings
Renaud was on the practice squad for Minnesota, but was released yesterday by the Vikings.
Orlando Scandrick, Cornerback, Dallas Cowboys
Scandrick will miss the season with a torn ACL suffered in the preseason.
Jamar Taylor, Safety, Miami Dolphins
Taylor had four solo tackles in Dolphin loss
Kyle Wilson, Cornerback, New Orleans Saints
Wilson played in the Saints' loss to Carolina.
Billy Winn, Defensive Tackle, Indianapolis Colts
Winn had no statistics in Colt win