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Broncos vs. Chargers injury report: Elvis Dumervil questionable, Tracy Porter ruled out

The Broncos have a golden opportunity to increase their lead in the division, but they enter Week 11 with some injury concerns on the defensive side of the ball.


After two weeks out on the road, the Broncos return to Mile High for an AFC West game against the San Diego Chargers. The Broncos started their current four-game winning streak against these same Chargers, and that stretch has now pushed them to a comfortable cushion in the the division standings.

But Denver does have some injury concerns on the defensive side of the ball heading into Week 11. Tracy Porter made his return to the practice field on Friday, but the Broncos continue to exercise caution with the veteran corner and have ruled him out. Elvis Dumervil, who injured his shoulder against the Panthers, also practiced for the first time this week. But he's listed as questionable for Sunday. Here's the complete Friday injury report for the Broncos:

Ayers, Robert DE - Groin - Probable
Dumervil, Elvis DE - Shoulder - Questionable
Kuper, Chris G - Ankle - Doubtful
Leonhard, Jim S - Calf - Probable
Porter, Tracy CB - Illness - Out
Vickerson, Kevin DT - Thigh - Probable

And here's the full Friday report for the Chargers. Defensive tackle Aubrayo Franklin was the only player ruled out:

Barnes, Antwan OLB - Hamstring - Probable
Bigby, Atari SS - Quad - Probable
Carr, Chris DB - Knee - Probable
Franklin, Aubrayo DT - Knee - Out
Gaither, Jared OT - Groin - Doubtful
Green, Tyronne G - Ribs - Probable
Ingram, Melvin LB - Knee - Probable
Mathews, Ryan RB - Neck - Questionable
Rosario, Dante TE - Hamstring - Questionable
Scifres, Mike P - Ankle - Probable
Weddle, Eric FS - Knee/Illness - Probable