The Denver Broncos received encouraging news on the wide receiver front during Wednesday's practice. Eddie Royal, out since early in the second game of the season, returned to practice, tweets Lindsay Jones of the Denver Post. Royal injured his groin early in the game against the Cincinnati Bengals on Sept. 18.
In Royal's absence, Eric Decker took over as the starter opposite Brandon Lloyd. During the game Royal left with the injury, Decker had five receptions for 113 yards and two touchdown receptions. He added two more touchdown receptions against the Packers.
The Broncos will now need to determine how to go forward at receiver. Does Royal regain his starting role despite Decker's strong performance in his absence? With Tim Tebow under center now will John Fox and Mike McCoy want to run more three wide receiver sets and put Royal back in the slot? We have two weeks to see how this plays out.
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