The Broncos promoted practice squad tight end Temarrick Hemingway to the active roster Tuesday and placed tight end Jeff Heuerman on injured reserve.
Heuerman sustained three broken ribs and a bruised lung in the fourth quarter of Sunday’s win over Pittsburgh when he was hit by safety Sean Davis following a reception.
Related players: Matt LaCosse, Brian Parker
Hemingway was signed to the Broncos’ practice squad Oct. 10. He appeared in eight games for the Los Angeles Rams in 2016. Hemingway joins LaCosse and Parker as the team's third tight end. LaCosse figures to be the team's pass-catching TE.
Jamon Brown OG
Blake Countess CB
Temarrick Hemingway TE
Troy Hill CB
Sean Mannion QB
Pace Murphy OT
Related players: Todd Gurley
Gurley was a late-week downgrade but will suit up today despite a thigh issue.
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