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Danny Trevathan | Linebacker

Team: Denver Broncos
Age / DOB:  (24) / 3/24/1990
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 240
College: Kentucky
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Broncos WLB Danny Trevathan has been diagnosed with a fractured left tibia, and will be sidelined 6-8 weeks.
The good news is, Trevathan has avoided injury to his ACL and MCL. NFL Network's Ian Rapoport reports Denver is targeting a Week 5 return. It's a huge blow for the Broncos, who are losing an every-down player, and have little depth at outside linebacker. A 2012 sixth-rounder, Trevathan didn't miss a game through his first two seasons, and graded out as Pro Football Focus' No. 11 4-3 outside linebacker last season. He was the Broncos' leading tackler. Aug 12 - 4:03 PM

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Broncos WLB Danny Trevathan was carted off the field with a knee injury Tuesday.

Initial tests have the Broncos feeling optimistic that Trevathan has avoided serious injury. The full details won't be known until Trevathan undergoes an MRI. Trevathan is an every-down linebacker and a major part of the Denver defense. His loss would be a massive one. We'll provide an update later.
Aug 12 - 2:19 PM

Broncos WLB Danny Trevathan finished tenth among linebackers with 129 total tackles last season.

A surprise IDP breakout, Trevathan was Denver's preferred every-down 'backer last season. With Wesley Woodyard now in Tennessee and an extremely thin depth chart, we like Trevathan to continue in that role this season. He's a solid LB2 for those in IDP circles.
May 16 - 3:05 PM

Broncos WLB Danny Trevathan has played all but one of Denver's defensive snaps in the playoffs.

With Wesley Woodyard struggling, the athletic Trevathan assumed every-down duties in Week 13. He's remained in that role through the playoffs with Woodyard and veteran Paris Lenon rotating at middle linebacker.
Jan 29 - 10:44 AM

Broncons WLB Danny Trevathan (knee) returned to full practice Thursday, and will start in Week 5 against the Cowboys.

Trevathan's Wednesday injury was just a scare. Trevathan is Pro Football Focus' No. 4 4-3 outside linebacker through four games.
Thu, Oct 3, 2013 04:30:00 PM

Updating a previous item, Broncos WLB Danny Trevathan's (knee) MRI came back negative.

The Broncos believe he'll be able to play in Sunday's game against the Cowboys. Trevathan was carted off the practice field Wednesday. It appears he and the team have dodged a bullet. Trevathan has 30 tackles through four games.
Wed, Oct 2, 2013 06:33:00 PM

Broncos WLB Danny Trevathan was carted off the practice field with a knee injury Wednesday.

Trevathan has started the first four games at weak-side linebacker with Wesley Woodyard manning the middle during SLB Von Miller's suspension. Nate Irving is occupying the strong side. Trevathan has been a stud against the run, grading out as Pro Football Focus' No. 1 overall 4-3 run-defending outside linebacker. We'll have an update on Trevathan later. Paris Lenon is his backup.
Wed, Oct 2, 2013 03:31:00 PM

Sixth-round LB Danny Trevathan worked in the Broncos' first-team nickel package to open minicamp.

The Broncos are experimenting at linebacker with D.J. Williams' six-game suspension hanging over their heads. "(Trevathan) has attacked it really well as far as in the meeting rooms, in his playbook," coach John Fox said. "This game is so mental, and for a young guy, he's caught on pretty quickly."
Source: Denver Post
Wed, Jun 13, 2012 10:58:00 AM

Broncos agreed to terms with sixth-round LB Danny Trevathan on a four-year contract.

Trevathan is undersized at 6-foot-0, 237 pounds, but racked up huge tackling numbers at Kentucky. Nevertheless, he'll no doubt be ticketed for special teams if he cracks the Broncos' 53.
Tue, May 22, 2012 11:46:00 AM

Broncos selected Kentucky LB Danny Trevathan with the No. 188 overall pick in the 2012 NFL draft.

Trevathan is size-deficient at 6'0" and 237 pounds, but he was a tackling machine for the Wildcats. Although he gets points for toughness, competitiveness, and effort, Trevathan's physical limitations will likely have him earmarked for special teams in Denver.
Sat, Apr 28, 2012 04:33:00 PM

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