Justin Forsett had his best NFL season in Baltimore in 2014, when Gary Kubiak was the Ravens’ offensive coordinator. Now Forsett and Kubiak are getting together again.
Forsett has been awarded to the Broncos on waivers, according to Adam Schefter of ESPN. Forsett was waived by the Lions last week.
The 31-year-old Forsett doesn’t look like he has a lot left: He averaged 3.2 yards a carry in three games with the Ravens this year, then went to Detroit, where he averaged 2.9 yards a carry in two games.
An ESPN report said the Broncos made room for Forsett by putting Kapri Bibbs on IR because of an ankle injury.
Bibbs had compiled 49 yards on five carries for the Broncos on Sunday before leaving and looked like their best back. Starter Devontae Booker finished with a TD and 35 yards on 18 carries. Thompson is up next on the depth chart. He carried twice for five yards.
Denver Broncos running back Devontae Booker has a shoulder injury that will bear watching this week as the Broncos (6-2) prepare for an AFC West showdown with the 6-2 Oakland Raiders.
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Booker left Sunday’s win over the San Diego Chargers for a series after he landed hard on his left shoulder lunging for a Trevor Siemian pass in the first quarter. As the ball fell incomplete, Booker hit the ground and Chargers cornerback Brandon Flowers landed on top of him on a third-and-7 that ended the Broncos’ first possession of the game.
Booker was out of the lineup on the Broncos’ next possession and then re-entered the game the next time they got the ball -- and played the rest of the way. However, he got treatment following the game and had some additional exams Monday morning. It is possible Booker, who was the Broncos' fourth-round pick in this past April's draft, could be limited some in practice this week.
Anderson underwent arthroscopic surgery to repair the meniscus in his right knee last Thursday and will have to miss at least eight weeks on injured reserve — should he return at all this season.
Thompson, who was placed on the practice squad this season, provides depth at multiple spots for the Broncos. Rookie running back Devontae Booker will start Sunday, when the Broncos host the Chargers, and second-year back Kapri Bibbs will take on a larger load.