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Kevin Vickerson | Defensive Lineman

Team: Unsigned Free Agent
Age / DOB:  (31) / 1/8/1983
Ht / Wt:  6'5' / 328
College: Michigan State
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The Chargers are showing interest in free agent DL Kevin Vickerson.
San Diego could use interior defensive line depth after losing Kwame Geathers and Damik Scafe to I.R. Vickerson would play end in the Chargers' 3-4. Aug 31 - 4:46 PM

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Broncos released DT Kevin Vickerson.

The 31-year-old Vickerson got his hip healthy in time to play in the final two preseason games, but it wasn't enough. Marvin Austin and Mitch Unrein are now the primary candidates to back up Terrance Knighton and Sylvester Williams. The Broncos save $2 million by dumping Vickerson.
Aug 30 - 12:02 PM

Broncos DT Kevin Vickerson (hip) is questionable for the start of training camp.

Vickerson has been slow to recover from his hip injury and is sitting out OTAs. He doesn't have a timetable to resume football activities, but his Week 1 status isn't in doubt. Vickerson started 11 games prior to going down last year and will return in a rotation with Terrance Knighton and Sylvester Williams.
Jun 13 - 5:48 PM

Broncos DT Kevin Vickerson (hip) said he "should be" ready for OTAs.

Vickerson dislocated his hip after starting the first 11 games of this past season. He's a valuable run-stopping cog in the middle of the Broncos' defensive line and has one year left on his contract. Vickerson should be back to rotate with Terrance Knighton and Sylvester Williams at defensive tackle.
Feb 5 - 2:20 PM

Broncos will place DT Kevin Vickerson (hip) on injured reserve, ending his season.

The Broncos can't afford to wait on Vickerson in the hopes his dislocated hip will heal in time for the playoffs. Instead, they'll use Sylvester Williams and Mitch Unrein next to Terrance Knighton and sign a body for defensive tackle depth. Vickerson will head to free agency with 22 tackles and one sack in 11 games. He graded out as ProFootballFocus' No. 61 nose/defensive tackle among 70 qualifiers.
Source: Denver Post
Tue, Nov 26, 2013 12:45:00 PM

Broncos DT Kevin Vickerson (hip) is out a minimum of six weeks.

Vickerson won't need surgery to repair the joint he dislocated in Sunday night's Week 12 loss at New England, but his season is still in jeopardy. It's a loss the Broncos should be able to overcome. Vickerson has graded out 61st among 70 qualifying nose/defensive tackles according to ProFootballFocus. He has 22 tackles and one sack through 11 games. Terrance Knighton, Malik Jackson, Sylvester Williams, and Mitch Unrein are going to have to pick up the slack.
Tue, Nov 26, 2013 08:02:00 AM

Broncos re-signed DT Kevin Vickerson to a two-year contract.

Already thin in the interior of their defensive line, the Broncos made bringing back Vickerson a priority. He's coming off a solid, 40-tackle, two-sack campaign as a starter next to Justin Bannan. Ideally, the Broncos would reduce Vickerson's 2013 snaps. They're looking into acquiring Terrance Knighton.
Tue, Mar 12, 2013 08:13:00 PM

The Broncos are working to re-sign free agents DT Kevin Vickerson and S David Bruton.

Vickerson received the most extensive playing time of his career in 2012, and he responded with 40 tackles and two sacks as a stout run defender in the middle. Denver is paper thin at defensive tackle right now, and re-signing Vickerson is likely a priority. Bruton is a core special-teamer.
Sat, Mar 9, 2013 01:45:00 PM

Broncos DT Kevin Vickerson weighed in at 324 pounds during OTAs.

Vickerson felt "too light" playing last season at 275 pounds and "couldn't anchor down at the point of attack." With Brodrick Bunkley and Marcus Thomas lost to free agency, Vickerson and DT Justin Bannan are working with the Broncos' first-team defense at OTAs. Vickerson, who took a pay cut this offseason, is projected as a rotational tackle behind Derek Wolfe and Ty Warren.
Source: Denver Post
Sun, May 27, 2012 10:40:00 AM

Broncos DT Kevin Vickerson reportedly accepted a paycut to remain with the team for the 2012 season.

Vickerson's $400,000 roster bonus was eliminated and his base salary reduced from $2 million to $1.2 million. The 29-year-old is slated for another season as a rotational tackle for coach John Fox's defense.
Wed, Apr 18, 2012 10:39:00 AM

Broncos placed DT Kevin Vickerson (ankle) on injured reserve, ending his season.

Vickerson became expendable following Marcus Thomas' healthy return to the lineup, and his own Week 5 ankle injury. The 28-year-old's season ends after four tackles and no sacks. Vickerson is scheduled for a $2 million salary in 2012.
Mon, Oct 10, 2011 05:58:00 PM

The Denver Post suggests Kevin Vickerson is locked into one of the two starting defensive tackle spots in John Fox's defense.

The Broncos still want to re-sign free agent Marcus Thomas, a four-year veteran, as a rotational tackle while finding the starter opposite Vickerson on the open market. Denver's overhauled defense figures to remain a prime fantasy matchup for opposing running backs in 2011.
Source: Denver Post
Sun, Jun 5, 2011 02:41:00 PM

Broncos DT Kevin Vickerson has already dropped at least 30 pounds since the 2010 season ended.

Vickerson was listed at 321 pounds last season. He showed up for workouts this week at a "lean 285." The idea is to add speed and flexibility for his move to three-technique tackle in John Fox's 4-3 defense. The Broncos figure to add two more veteran tackles in free agency.
Source: Denver Post
Fri, May 13, 2011 09:37:00 AM

Broncos re-signed DT Kevin Vickerson to a two-year, $4.75 million contract.

The deal includes a $1 million signing bonus and a first-year base salary of $1 million. Vickerson has found a home in Denver, emerging as a capable run defender last season. After playing defensive end in last year's 3-4 scheme, he's likely ticketed for a move inside under John Fox's 4-3.
Source: Denver Post
Thu, Mar 3, 2011 11:17:00 PM

Broncos DE Kevin Vickerson did not travel with the team to London for the Week 8 matchup against San Francisco.

Vickerson's absence makes an already favorable matchup for Frank Gore look that much better, as he's proven to be one of the team's best run-stopping options. Gore is our No. 3 ranked running back this weekend.
Sun, Oct 31, 2010 09:26:00 AM

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