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Denver Broncos lose center Dan Koppen for season
Denver Broncos lose center Dan Koppen for season

Denver Broncos center Dan Koppen is out for the season after tearing the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee Sunday during nine-on-seven drills, less than six weeks after rejoining Denver following J.D. Walton's setback in his comeback from ankle surgery. Koppen, an 11-year veteran who played his first nine seasons with the New England Patriots, was caught in a pile early in the workout and was carted off the field and taken for an MRI exam, which revealed the season-ending injury. Manny Ramirez, who took most of the snaps at center during Denver's off-season practices, stepped in for Koppen. Pitta out for year The Baltimore Ravens said tight end Dennis Pitta is...

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