In Thursday night's Broncos win, RB C.J. Anderson, who had been working as the third back in the team's rotation thus far in training camp, suffered a concussion and will be evaluated under the league's concussion protocol. That means Anderson will miss, at minimum, some practice time this week.
According to the league's protocol, even if a player is symptom-free the following day, he can return only to light exercise on the second and third day following the concussion. He can participate only in the non-contact aspects of practice four days after the game when the injury was suffered.
RB Juwan Thompson, who has worked in practice as the No. 4 back in the rotation, led the Broncos in rushing Thursday night with 59 yards on his six carries, including a 20-yarder that set up a Broncos third-quarter touchdown. The undrafted rookie from Duke had consistently turned heads in camp with his pass protection skills, his ability as a receiver and -- at 225 pounds -- he is the biggest back on the roster, the story says. Thompson will likely see some more work in camp and right now he looks like the backup to Ronnie Hillman. We'll have to keep an eye on Anderson's concussion.