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.
|3||Buccaneers||L 10 - 28||2||1||1||0||0||0|
|7||Chiefs||L 16 - 43|
|2||@Steelers||L 21 - 26||1||1||0||1||0||0|
|6||@Patriots||W 18 - 12||1||0||1||0||0||0|
|1||Titans||L 14 - 16||5||4||1||0||0||0|
|4||@Jets||W 37 - 28||4||2||2||0||0||0|
|2014||San Francisco 49ers||2||0||1||1||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0|
|2015||San Francisco 49ers||8||3||14||10||4||1||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0|
|2016||San Francisco 49ers||15||5||22||13||9||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||1||0|
PURCELL AT A GLANCE:
- A sixth-year defensive lineman who has appeared in 39 career games (16 starts) with the 49ers (2014-16) and Broncos (2019-20) in addition to competing on practice squads with San Francisco (2013), Chicago (2017), Carolina (2017), New England (2017) and Kansas City (2017).
- Totaled 90 tackles (33 solo), one sack (4 yds.) and one forced fumble during his career.
- Saw action in 13 games (7 starts) 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 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.
Injury Report: Noah Fant among Broncos to participate fully in practice ahead of #KCvsDEN
KJ Hamler was again a limited participant, but he "looked pretty good," according to Head Coach Vic Fangio.
Injury Report: WR KJ Hamler returns to practice ahead of #KCvsDEN
Hamler was listed as a limited participant on Wednesday alongside several other key contributors.
QB Drew Lock active for #DENvsNE
Nose tackle Mike Purcell is also active for Sunday's game against the Patriots.
Injury Report: Drew Lock 'trending the right way' to start vs. Patriots, officially listed as questionable
Lock has not played since a Week 2 game in Pittsburgh, where he suffered a shoulder injury that forced him to miss two starts.
Injury Report: Drew Lock listed as questionable for #DENvsNE
Four players were ruled out, while three players are listed as questionable for Monday's game.
Broncos sign Mike Purcell to extension through 2023
Purcell had been scheduled to become an unrestricted free agent after the 2020 season.
Mile High Morning: Analyzing the Broncos' top performers in #DENvsNYJ, as rated by Pro Football Focus
Before turning to Week 5, here's a close look at the players who had the best games in Week 4 against the Jets.
#BroncosCamp Injury Report: Tim Patrick, Mike Purcell among Broncos to return to practice
Denver also appeared to avoid injuries to another pair of key players.
#BroncosCamp Injury Report: HC Vic Fangio hopeful Todd Davis can return 'well before' season opener vs. Titans
Head Coach Vic Fangio also said several players who missed Tuesday's practice have "a pretty good chance" of returning on Thursday.
#BroncosCamp Injury Report: Rookie LB Justin Strnad to miss 2020 season after undergoing wrist surgery
Several Broncos also missed practice on Monday with soft-tissue injuries.
Mile High Morning: After mid-career emergence, Mike Purcell not getting complacent with starting role
"I've battled through hell and back, so I'm just going to keep my mentality the same way," Purcell said.
'We should be able to sacrifice': Drew Lock committed to being cautious amid COVID-19 concerns
Plus, HC Vic Fangio explains what Mike Purcell's role could be in 2020 and Lock offers his first thoughts on Jerry Jeudy since the start of training camp.
#BroncosCamp preview: Jurrell Casey highlights D-line unit with plenty of potential
He is arguably the best interior defensive lineman — and certainly the most accomplished — who will play for Denver during John Elway's tenure leading the team.
Elijah Wilkinson, Mike Purcell highlight list of Broncos to sign tenders
Four Broncos who were exclusive rights free agents also signed their tenders.
2020 Broncos free-agency tracker
This is a one-stop summary of the Broncos' moves since free agency began, including trades and other reported transactions, as well as updates on the Broncos' free agents who have found new homes.
Broncos place second-round tender on DL Mike Purcell
Purcell appeared in 13 games and started seven for the Broncos in 2019.
Young Broncos who played major roles in 2019
Dalton Risner was just one young player who made a major impact for the Broncos last season.
Injury Report: Noah Fant returns to practice ahead of #DENvsKC
Fant was a limited participant on Thursday.
Injury Report: Noah Fant among Broncos held out of Wednesday's practice
The Broncos began their on-field preparation for the Chiefs without Fant and a handful of starters.
Injury Report: Justin Hollins ruled out of #DENvsBUF
The Broncos listed seven players as questionable.
Andy Janovich ruled out of #DENvsMIN with elbow injury
Janovich suffered his injury in the second quarter.
Local product Mike Purcell finds fit in center of Broncos defense
Get to know the Broncos' new starter on the defensive line.