IRDavid Bruton DB DEN 2 months ago

Bruton (leg) was placed Tuesday on season-ending injured reserve, Troy Renck of the Denver Post reports.

IRDavid Bruton DB DEN 2 months ago

Bruton suffered a broken right fibula during Sunday's game against the Steelers, and while he played through the ailment, he will now miss four to six weeks, the Denver Post reports.

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IRDavid Bruton DB DEN 1 year ago

Bruton suffered a shoulder injury during Sunday's regular-season opener against the Colts and he will have an MRI on Monday, according to ESPN.com.

Strangely, Bruton suffered the injury on a kickoff that ended up as a touchback. He had treatment after the game and said later that he was hopeful that he wouldn't miss much time. He's a minimal IDP but he is also the Broncos' special teams captain, though he doesn't get return yards there either.

IRDavid Bruton DB DEN 3 years ago

Broncos S David Bruton made a "big jump" in spring practices.

"Every year that I've been here he's improved slightly every year," assistant DBs coach Sam Garnes said. "And this year he made a big jump." A special teams standout, Bruton has never been asked to play much defense in his four seasons with the Broncos. He could push SS Mike Adams for the starting job this summer, but it's unlikely that Bruton will unseat him.

IRDavid Bruton DB DEN 3 years ago

Broncos DC Jack Del Rio has give S David Bruton a long look during the team's offseason program.

Bruton primarily played special teams in his first four seasons, and saw just 34 snaps on defense last season. At 6'2" and 211lbs, Bruton is bigger than Mike Adams, the incumbent starter at strong safety. Quentin Jammer is also posing a legitimate threat to start this year.

IRDavid Bruton DB DEN 3 years ago

Broncos re-signed S David Bruton to a three-year contract.

25-year-old Bruton doesn't play on defense, but he is a force as a special teams gunner. His return should not affect Denver's plans to upgrade at safety.

IRDavid Bruton DB DEN 3 years ago

According to the Denver Post, the Broncos are "hoping to re-sign" free agent S David Bruton.

Bruton played just 35 snaps on defense last season, but is a special teams linchpin. Unless someone wants to give the former fourth-round pick a chance on defense, Bruton should be back in Denver.

IRDavid Bruton DB DEN 4 years ago

Broncos S David Bruton was shaken up in the third quarter of Saturday's Divisional round playoff game at New England.

Bruton had been starting in place of Brian Dawkins. Backups Rahim Moore and Rafael Bush are now the safeties in a 42-7 game with the Patriots still operating out of the no-huddle offense.

IRDavid Bruton DB DEN 4 years ago

Broncos S David Bruton (concussion) returned to action Friday, participating in the pre-practice walkthrough.

He should be good to go. Bruton, 24, was thankfully diagnosed with only a concussion after leaving Denver's second preseason game in an ambulance. The Notre Dame alum racked up 10 special teams tackles in 16 games last season.

IRDavid Bruton DB DEN 4 years ago

Broncos S David Bruton has been diagnosed with a concussion.

That's actually good news after Bruton had to leave the stadium in an ambulance on Saturday evening. A reserve, Bruton appeared in all 16 games for the Broncos last season, notching 26 tackles. His roster spot is likely secure.