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Broncos' P.J. Locke: Records eight tackles in loss
Locke recorded eight tackles (six solo), including one sack in Sunday's 22-17 loss to the Texans.
With his eight total tackles in Week 13, Locke topped his former season-high mark of seven tackles set just one week earlier. The veteran safety also recorded a sack for the second straight week. Locke is making the most of his opportunity with Kareem Jackson continuing to serve a suspension. The 26-year-old is proving to be a reliable member of Denver's defense with the ability to make impact plays. Locke and the the Broncos' are set to visit the Chargers in Week 14.... See More ... See Less
Broncos' P.J. Locke: Productive against Browns
Locke recorded seven tackles (five solo), one sack, one pass defended and one forced fumble in Sunday's 29-12 win over the Browns.
Locke's seven total tackles were a season-high, and his sack and forced fumble were both firsts for him in the 2023 campaign. The veteran safety saw increased playing time with Kareem Jackson out for the game due to a suspension. With Jackson's suspension continuing for the next three games, Locke should continue to operate as Denver's starting strong safety. The 26-year-old will look to build off this momentum when the Broncos visit the Texans in Week 13.... See More ... See Less
Broncos' P.J. Locke: Active Sunday
Locke (ankle) is active for Sunday's game against the Browns.
The safety should get a chance to start with Kareem Jackson out for the next four games due to a suspension. Locke missed the team's Week 11 win over the Vikings after hurting his ankle the previous week against the Bills. The fourth-year pro has eight tackles, a pass defensed and an interception in 2023.... See More ... See Less
Broncos' P.J. Locke: Iffy for Week 12
Locke (ankle) is listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the Browns.
Locke was able to upgrade to a full participant for Friday's practice, which indicates that he's on track to make his return after sitting out Week 11. If Locke plays, he'll likely slot back in as the starting strong safety with Kareem Jackson out for the next four games while serving a suspension for violating player safety rules.... See More ... See Less
Broncos' P.J. Locke: Limited Thursday
Locke (ankle) was a limited participant at Thursday's practice, Aric DiLalla of the Broncos' official site reports.
Locke is in danger of missing two straight games after injuring his ankle in Week 10. More clarity on his status heading into Week 12 will come with Friday's injury report.... See More ... See Less
Broncos' P.J. Locke: Will sit out Week 11
Locke (ankle) has been ruled out for Sunday's contest versus Minnesota.
Locke hurt his ankle in the second half of this past Monday's game versus Buffalo and wasn't able to practice at all this week. He'll consequently be forced to sit out against the Vikings in Week 11. Locke had been filling in for Kareem Jackson during the latter's two-game suspension, but Jackson is eligible to return this week, softening the impact of Locke's absence.... See More ... See Less
Broncos' P.J. Locke: Questionable to return
Locke (ankle) is questionable to return to Monday night's game against the Bills, Parker Gabriel of The Denver Post reports.
Locke hurt his ankle in the second half and is now questionable to return. If the 26-year-old remains sidelined, Delarrin Turner-Yell should see more playing time.... See More ... See Less
Broncos' P.J. Locke: Spotted in walking boot
Locke, who left Monday's win over the Bills early with an ankle injury, was wearing a walking boot after the game, Parker Gabriel of The Denver Post reports.
Locke said he thought he'd be okay after the game, according to Gabriel, but the 26-year-old should still be considered questionable at this point for their Week 11 matchup with the Vikings.... See More ... See Less
Broncos' P.J. Locke: Downgraded to out
Locke (ankle) has been downgraded to out for the remainder of Monday's matchup with the Bills, Nick Kosmider of The Athletic reports.
Locke was originally given a questionable tag, but the Broncos will ultimately err on the side of caution. In his absence, Delarrin Turner-Yell is a prime candidate to fill in at safety.... See More ... See Less
Broncos' P.J. Locke: Role to increase
Locke is expected to start at safety the next two game while Kareem Jackson (suspension) is sidelined, Jeff Legwold of ESPN.com reports.
Locke has suited up for the Broncos' three previous games, but never surpassed more than 23 percent of the defensive snaps. The 23 percent of snaps came in Denver's 19-17 win over the Packers in Week 7 after Jackson was disqualified from the game. Locke recorded three tackles (one solo) in the contest. Look for him to see a regular starting workload against the Chiefs and Bills over the next two games.... See More ... See Less
Broncos' P.J. Locke: Activated Saturday
Locke (leg) was activated from injured reserve Saturday, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports.
Locke was carted off the field during training camp with a leg injury, and it seems as if he's since had enough time to move past the issue. The 26-year-old's snap share on defense has increased each of the three years he's been in the NFL, but he's played primarily on special teams for Denver.... See More ... See Less
Broncos' P.J. Locke: Designated to return from IR
Locke (leg) was designated to return from injured reserve Wednesday.
Locke was carted off the practice field with a lower leg injury on Aug. 15 and opened the season on injured reserve for the Broncos. He appeared in 47 games over the previous three seasons and will look to carve out a role as a third safety behind Justin Simmons and Kareem Jackson in Denver's defensive backfield. The Broncos will have 21 days to activate Locke.... See More ... See Less
Broncos' P.J. Locke: Headed to IR
The Broncos placed Locke (leg) on injured reserve Thursday, Aric DiLalla of the team's official site reports.
Locke was carted off the practice field on Aug. 15 with a lower leg injury. He'll now be required to miss the first four games of the 2023 season.... See More ... See Less
Broncos' P.J. Locke: Carted off with leg injury
Locke was carted off the practice field with an apparent lower leg injury Tuesday, Mike Klis of 9News Denver reports.
Locke is one of Denver's top reserves at safety and a staple on special teams. He played a career-high 111 defensive snaps last season and 76 percent of the special teams plays, registering 22 tackles.... See More ... See Less
Broncos' P.J. Locke: Injury considered minor
Coach Sean Payton said Locke (leg) is "going to be fine" after leaving Tuesday's practice, Jeff Legwold of ESPN.com reports.
Locke was carted off the field Tuesday but appears to have avoided a serious injury. He's a key reserve on the back end of the defense and a mainstay on special teams.... See More ... See Less
Broncos' P.J. Locke: Stays in Denver
Locke re-signed with the Broncos on Thursday, Mike Klis of 9News Denver reports.
Locke was non-tendered by the Broncos in restricted free agency, but he still returned to the team on a new deal. Entering his fourth season in the NFL, Locke has served primarily on special teams and as depth in the secondary. He had his best statistical season in 2022, posting 22 total tackles, one pass defended and two forced fumbles.... See More ... See Less
Broncos' P.J. Locke: Not on injury report
Locke (ankle) is not listed on the Broncos' injury report ahead of Sunday's regular-season finale against the Chargers.
Locke injured his ankle in Week 17, but it looks like the issue is not serious enough to keep him sidelined. Look for him to take on his usual role providing depth in the secondary assuming he avoids any setbacks.... See More ... See Less
Broncos' P.J. Locke: Exits versus Kansas City
Locke is questionable to return to Sunday's game versus the Chiefs with an ankle injury.
Locke did not log a defensive statistic before going down and having to be tended to on the field late in the fourth quarter, according to Aric DiLalla of the Broncos' official site. With the 25-year-old sidelined, Denver will be left with three available safeties for the time being.... See More ... See Less
Broncos' P.J. Locke: Starting chance awaits
Locke is expected to start at safety in Sunday's game against the Titans, Benjamin Allbright of KOA 850 AM Denver reports.
With Caden Sterns (hip) on injured reserve and Justin Simmons (knee) listed as questionable for the Week 10 contest but in line to sit out, Locke and Kareem Jackson are expected to form Denver's starting safety tandem. Locke hasn't played more than 22 percent of the Broncos' defensive snaps in any of his seven appearances this season, but he'll be in store for a big uptick in playing time Sunday.... See More ... See Less
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