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Broncos notes: Garcia-Williams suffers season-ending knee injury

He will now join linebacker Deiontrez Mount (torn Achilles) and safety Jamal Carter (torn hamstring) on the Broncos' season-ending injured reserve list.
Dec 10, 2017; Denver, CO, USA; Denver Broncos linebacker Jerrol Garcia-Williams (41) during the first half against the New York Jets at Sports Authority Field at Mile High. Mandatory Credit: Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports

ENGLEWOOD – The Broncos lost one of their most dependable role players from their 2017 season when linebacker Jerrol Garcia-Williams suffered an ACL injury to his left knee during practice Tuesday, a source told 9NEWS.

Garcia-Williams will have season-ending surgery. He suffered the injury during a one-on-one drill. Signed by the Broncos last year as an undrafted rookie out of Hawaii, Garcia-Williams spent the first six weeks on the practice squad, then played in 11 games, mostly on special teams.

He will now join linebacker Deiontrez Mount (torn Achilles) and safety Jamal Carter (torn hamstring) on the Broncos’ season-ending injured reserve list.

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It appears injury-plagued safety Su’a Cravens is on track to play in the final preseason game Thursday against Arizona. …

No. 3 quarterback Paxton Lynch posted a photo of a "For Sale" sign on his Snapchat account over the weekend, drawing social media speculation he was sending the message he's out of here. Turned out, his girlfriend was the realtor's name on the sign.

“We were down in the Cherry Creek area, and that’s where she has some houses listed,'' Lynch said. "I just took a picture of it. I was proud of her. I had never seen her name on a sign like that, so I just took a picture of it and it kind of got blown up a little bit. I don’t regret it. I was proud of her, so I posted a picture of it.” ...

Left guard Ron Leary is back practicing this week after he’s been in an out of training camp/preseason to rest his knee. Although Leary is expected to start against Seattle on Sept. 9, it wouldn’t be a surprise if Max Garcia spelled him for a series or two. Garcia was impressive in training camp and the preseason.…

It’s not true that none of the Broncos’ first-stringers will play Thursday at Arizona. Punter Marquette King, long snapper Casey Kreiter and kicker Brandon McManus will take every rep.

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