Mike Purcell forces Jimmy Garoppolo out of own end zone for Broncos safety | Broncos vs. 49ers
Watch as defensive lineman Mike Purcell forces San Francisco 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo to step out of his own end zone for a Broncos safety.
Mike Purcell: 'For us up front, we want to be explosive'
Defensive lineman Mike Purcell meets with the media following an OTA practice to discuss working with Defensive Coordinator Ejiro Evero, his thoughts on D.J. Jones and more.
#DENvsLV: Mike Purcell recovers fumble by Raiders RB Josh Jacobs
ILB Baron Browning and DL Mike Purcell combine on a fumble recovery at the end of the first half vs. Raiders.
#NYJvsDEN: NT Mike Purcell
NT Mike Purcell discusses his role in the defense, the upcoming game vs. the Ravens and more.
Mike Purcell: Foot 'feels great' after missing most of 2020
NT Mike Purcell talks about how he's feeling after having two foot surgeries to recover from a 2020 injury.
Broncos assemble Mother's Day care packages
Several players assembled Mother's Day care packages to be distributed to moms who are served by Family Tree, Florence Crittenton Services, Mary's Home Dream Centers in Colorado Springs and Mother House.
Broncos players, staff volunteer at Food Bank of the Rockies
Defensive linemen Mike Purcell and McTelvin Agim and outside linebacker Derrek Tuszka and Broncos staff members packed food bags for those in need at the Food Bank of the Rockies' Denver Distribution Center.
Mike Purcell surprises high school teacher during virtual visit
Highlands Ranch High School alumnus Mike Purcell participated in a virtual visit with students and teachers from his alma mater, during which he surprised a teacher with a jersey and found out he was inducted into the high school's hall of fame.
Elway Access: Adjusting amid COVID-19 concerns, injury to Drew Lock
In his weekly interview, John Elway talks about an unprecedented week of preparation due to COVID-19's concerns in New England. He also discusses the health status of Drew Lock as his ability to play on Sunday remains up in the air.
Broncos Happy Hour: NT Mike Purcell talks contract extension, answers fans' questions
Nose tackle Mike Purcell and his two kids join team reporter Sydney Jones on Instagram Live to talk about his contract extension, what he loves most about Denver and more.
#DENvsNE: DL Mike Purcell
Defensive lineman Mike Purcell meets with the media to discuss his contract extension, how much it means to him and more.
The Out Route presented by Ford: Mike Purcell
On his way out of the office, we caught up with nose tackle Mike Purcell, who shared stories of how he spends his free time with his family and about his wife's passion for photography.
#TBvsDEN: DL Mike Purcell
Defensive lineman Mike Purcell meets with the media to discuss the mentality in the locker room, having fans in the stands for Sunday's game and more.
#DENvsPIT: Mike Purcell brings down Big Ben for big sack
Mike Purcell recorded his second career sack bringing down Ben Roethlisberger in the second quarter.
Camp Confessional: Mike Purcell recaps his 2020 training camp
Defensive lineman Mike Purcell sits down for our #BroncosCamp Confessional to recap how training camp has been going so far.
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PURCELL AT A GLANCE:
- A seventh-year defensive lineman who has appeared in 57 career games (31 starts) with the 49ers (2014-16) and Broncos (2019-21) in addition to competing on practice squads with San Francisco (2013), Chicago (2017), Carolina (2017), New England (2017) and Kansas City (2017).
- Totaled 138 tackles (84 solo), two sacks (14 yds.), one pass defensed, one forced fumble and one fumble recovery during his career.
- Appeared in 13 games (10 starts) in 2021, totaling 33 tackles (17 solo), one pass defensed and one fumble recovery.
- Started all six games played with the Broncos in 2020, totaling 15 tackles (10 solo) and one sack (10 yds.) before being placed on injured reserve with a season-ending foot injury.
- Started 7-of-13 games played with Denver in 2019, recording a career-best 48 tackles (28 solo).
- Totaled 14 tackles (13 solo) and three sacks in eight regular season games played with the Salt Lake Stallions of the Alliance of American Football.
- Appeared in 15 games (5 starts) with the 49ers in 2016, registering 26 tackles (17 solo) and one forced fumble.
- Played 42 games (36 starts) at the University of Wyoming, posting 197 tackles, four sacks, three forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries in his four-year collegiate career.
- Joined the Broncos as a free agent on April 22, 2019.
- Entered the NFL with the 49ers as a college free agent on May 7, 2013.
Broncos sign NT Mike Purcell, TE Eric Tomlinson
The Broncos placed tight end Greg Dulcich and cornerback Michael Ojemudia on IR in a corresponding move.
Mike Purcell, Broncos and NFL Foundation commit $20,000 to Sun Valley Youth Center
"The opportunities that Sun Valley Youth Center provides as far as after-school programs – it really hits home for me," Purcell said.
Broncos place DL Mike Purcell, OLB Andre Mintze on Reserve/COVID-19 list
Purcell and Mintze join center Lloyd Cushenberry III on the Reserve/COVID-19 list.
Injury report: ILB Kenny Young ruled out of #DENvsLV, seven Broncos listed as questionable
Head Coach Vic Fangio had previously ruled quarterback Teddy Bridgewater out of the team's Week 16 game against the Raiders.
Injury Report: Glasgow to miss remainder of 2021 season; Massie out for one game or more
"I'm extremely frustrated and saddened that this is the end of the season for me," Glasgow tweeted Monday.
Injury Report: Jeudy expected to return vs. Washington, Purcell dealing with thumb injury
Nose tackle Mike Purcell and inside linebacker Micah Kiser could be sidelined for a couple weeks after injuries sustained on Thursday night, Fangio said.
G Graham Glasgow, NT Mike Purcell active for #NYJvsDEN
The Broncos announced their inactive players 90 minutes before kickoff.
Injury Report: NT Mike Purcell, G Graham Glasgow questionable for #NYJvsDEN
Noah Fant, Tim Patrick and Courtland Sutton are expected to play after being listed as limited earlier in the week.
Injury Report: NT Mike Purcell returns to practice ahead of #NYJvsDEN
Head Coach Vic Fangio also said G Graham Glasgow is on track to play against the Jets.
Injury Report: Mike Purcell returns, as Noah Fant, KJ Hamler and others miss Wednesday practice
Rookie safety Caden Sterns was also held out of practice with a "leg irritation," Head Coach Vic Fangio said.
Injury Report: Starters Mike Purcell, Noah Fant miss Broncos' Tuesday practice
Head Coach Vic Fangio did not suggest that either player's injury was overly serious.
Fangio: 'It's possible' Broncos will name starting QB following Seahawks game
Plus, Mike Purcell explains why it may be good that he sprained his ankle early in training camp and Garett Bolles reacts to being named to the NFL Top 100.
Tim Patrick held out of practice with groin injury, McTelvin Agim could be sidelined for Minnesota trip
Patrick's injury may be "nothing serious," as Head Coach Vic Fangio said, but Agim's injury may keep him out longer.
Justin Strnad, Diontae Spencer held out of practice with injuries on Day 9 of #BroncosCamp
"We just felt he needed a day," Head Coach Vic Fangio said of Spencer. "I don't think he'll be out long."
Fangio: Mike Purcell, Josey Jewell could return soon
Both players have been out since the early days of training camp.
WR KJ Hamler returns to Broncos practice on Wednesday
Von Miller and Graham Glasgow received rest days.
Several Broncos held out of Tuesday's practice, two linemen suffer in-practice injuries
Several Broncos did take steps forward, as outside linebacker Bradley Chubb took increased reps in 11-on-11 work after easing into the drills on Monday.
'I'm going to be ready for September': OLB Bradley Chubb confident he'll play Week 1 vs. Giants
Chubb returned to limited 11-on-11 work on Monday for the first time since he underwent offseason surgery on his ankle.
Mike Purcell exits Broncos practice early with ankle injury
Head Coach Vic Fangio also provided updates on Von Miller, Kareem Jackson and Tim Patrick.
2021 #BroncosCamp Preview: Return to health could be big boost for underrated Denver defensive line
We continue our look at the Broncos with an in-depth evaluation of the defensive line.
Mile High Morning: Shelby Harris launches new podcast 'Shel-Shocked'
"It's a way into the head of NFL players, and we got more than just NFL players on here," Harris said.
Months after season-ending foot injury, NT Mike Purcell details rehab process, drive for 2021
Purcell signed a contract extension just weeks before he suffered his injury against Kansas City.
Broncos place NT Mike Purcell, OLB Derrek Tuszka on IR, sign Sylvester Williams to active roster
Purcell and Tuszka suffered injuries against the Chiefs.
Injury Report: Mike Purcell to miss remainder of 2020 season
Head Coach Vic Fangio also provided updates on Diontae Spencer, Tim Patrick and Derrek Tuszka.
Photos: Past and present Broncos, cheerleaders visit Buckley Space Force Base on USAA Salute to Service Caravan
On Friday, current Broncos Jonas Griffith and Mike Purcell, former Broncos Randy Gradishar and Ed McCaffrey and Denver Broncos Cheerleaders visited Buckley Space Force Base in Aurora, Colorado on a USAA Salute to Service Caravan.