• Woodyard, Ayers return to practice

    Summary of 4 articles · Updated Oct 18, 2013
    Both Woodyard and Ayers, who were held out of the win over Jacksonville, took part in Thursday’s practice on a limited basis. At practice Thursday, it also appeared middle linebacker Wesley Woodyard and defensive end Robert Ayers were limited. "You expect to play better when your better players are out there.'' Linebacker Von Miller has returned from his six-game suspension for violating the league’s substance-abuse policy, cornerback Champ Bailey played for the first time of the season last weekend against Jacksonville and linebacker Wesley Woodyard and defensive end Robert Ayers continue to make progress toward playing against the Colts. If Woodyard doesn’t suffer any setbacks, he is expected to play. “He’s excited about playing and his teammates are excited about watching him.’’ Linebacker Wesley Woodyard also took part in Friday’s practice on a limited basis and was formally listed as questionable for the game. They are expected to play Sunday, and with Von Miller 's return to the practice field Wednesday after a six-game suspension for violating the league's substance-abuse policy, along with Champ Bailey 's return this past Sunday from a foot injury that kept him out for the first five games of the season, the Broncos are poised to have their actual starting defense on the field for the first time Sunday against the Indianapolis Colts "I think it will be good to have everybody together and see what kind of impact it has on the game,'' Broncos coach John Fox said.
    Source: ESPN.com
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