ENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- **Two days after releasing TE Richard Gordon, the Broncos brought the 6-foot-4, 265-pounder back to their roster, waiving RB Kapri Bibbs to clear the spot.
Bibbs, who had been on the practice squad, was promoted to the 53-man roster Saturday because of Juwan Thompson's hamstring injury. The Broncos intitially released Gordon to make room for Bibbs because they needed three running backs on the active game-day roster at Cleveland on Sunday.
Gordon practiced throughout last week and is expected to provide the Broncos with some help as a blocking tight end.
He has four career catches for 14 yards and a touchdown since joining the NFL in 2011 as a sixth-round pick of the Oakland Raiders.
Bibbs made his regular-season debut Sunday and did not see any snaps on offense, but he did field a squibbed kickoff to start overtime that he returned for 15 yards.