Broncos kick returner Omar Bolden headed to injured reserve, promote Taurean Dixon from practice squad

Denver Broncos kick returner Omar Bolden is out for the remainder of the season with a torn posterior cruciate ligament suffered against the Pittsburgh Steelers. He'll be placed on injured reserve. The Broncos promoted cornerback Taurean Dixon from the practice squad. "He has a partial tear, so he's probably heading to IR here in the next couple days,'' Broncos coach Gary Kubiak said. "We'll have to replace him." Bolden doesn't require surgery. He had a 42-yard punt return against the Steelers. "We'll miss him, obviously he had an impact play early in the game,'' Kubiak said. "Just bad luck there.'' Follow me on Twitter: @AaronWilson_NFL Aaron Wilson covers the Texans for The Houston Chronicle.  
Aaron Wilson
Aaron Wilson covers the NFL for National Football Post, his second stint at the Post. He has previously written for Pro Football Talk and FOX Sports-Scout. Entering his 13th year covering the Baltimore Ravens, he's a beat writer for The Baltimore Sun. Wilson has also covered the Jacksonville Jaguars and Tennessee Titans.

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