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Denver Broncos Injury Update: Willis McGahee, Eddie Royal Back In Practice

The official Denver Broncos twitter account has announced that running back Willis McGahee and wide receiver Eddie Royal both participated in practice on Thursday:

RB Willis McGahee and WR Eddie Royal are back at #Broncos practice today. 14 minutes ago via Twitter for Android · powered by @socialditto


Both McGahee and Royal missed practice on Wednesday. McGahee, who is undergoing a career resurgence in Denver, leads the team with 775 rushing yards and 3 rushing touchdowns (tied with QB Tim Tebow 3 rushing TDs). McGahee also shares the lead among the team's running backs with a strong 4.8 yards per carry. He missed Wednesday's practice due to illness.

Meanwhile, Royal (toe) has started only 7 games this season, having missed three consecutive games earlier in the season. Royal is fourth among active Broncos receivers in yardage, trailing Eric Decker, Daniel Fells, and Matt Willis.

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