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Bennie Fowler | Wide Receiver | #16

Team: Denver Broncos
Age / DOB:  (25) / 6/10/1991
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 212
College: Michigan State
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Broncos WR Bennie Fowler (elbow) was limited in Wednesday's practice.
Fowler returned to practice last week, but is still getting back into shape. He'll compete for a sub-package role when healthy. Sep 21 - 6:39 PM

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Broncos WR Bennie Fowler (elbow) has been ruled out for Week 2 against the Colts.

Reports surfaced earlier this week that Fowler was cleared to practice but that hasn't happened yet. Fowler remains week to week.
Sep 16 - 2:42 PM

Broncos WR Bennie Fowler (elbow) has been cleared to practice.

Fowler has been out since early August. He was limited to individual drills Wednesday, but has a chance to return this week. Fowler was the frontrunner for Denver's No. 3 receiver job before going down.
Source: ABC Denver
Sep 14 - 6:25 PM

Broncos WR Bennie Fowler (elbow) has been ruled out for Thursday's Week 1 opener against the Panthers.

He's still recovering from a broken elbow. Cody Latimer, Jordan Taylor, and Jordan Norwood will be the Nos. 3-5 receivers and fight for limited targets.
Sep 7 - 2:09 PM

Broncos WR Bennie Fowler (elbow) did not practice Sunday.

Fowler suffered a broken elbow in mid-August. He has been wearing a brace on the elbow, but it does not provide enough protection to play. "The brace can protect against the hit, but it doesn’t really protect against how you land," Fowler said. "I’d rather miss the first game and be good for the rest of the season than rush back and then missed several games." Even though he will likely miss Week 1, it sounds like Fowler will be back early in the year.
Source: 9 News
Sep 4 - 9:40 PM

Broncos WR Bennie Fowler has a "small fracture" in his elbow.

Fowler suffered the injury covering a punt in the preseason opener, but he did not know he was hurt until the next morning. He is expected to miss a few weeks. The frontrunner for the No. 3 job, Fowler's injury could open up an opportunity for perennial disappointment Cody Latimer. It sounds like Fowler should be ready for Week 1.
Aug 13 - 1:35 PM

Bennie Fowler has emerged as the "frontrunner" for the Broncos' No. 3 receiver job.

In related news, Cody Latimer continues to shape up as a bust. Among Denver's sub-package wideouts, Fowler has reportedly been the most "consistent" early in camp. As the Broncos use far more two-tight end than three-receiver sets, Fowlers fantasy impact will be negligible even if he wins the No. 3 job.
Source: Denver Post
Aug 5 - 7:44 PM

Broncos re-signed exclusive rights free agent WR Bennie Fowler.

Fowler was targeted 24 times last season, hauling in 16 catches for 203 yards. With Demaryius Thomas and Emmanuel Sanders occupying most of the team's targets, Fowler will again be an afterthought in 2016.
Apr 15 - 4:33 PM

USA Today's Lindsay Jones believes second-year UDFA Bennie Fowler is "making a strong case" for the Broncos' No. 4 or 5 receiver job.

A Michigan State product, Fowler caught three passes for 67 yards in Saturday's preseason opener. That's already more yardage than he mustered all last exhibition season. Standing in at 6'1/212, Fowler flashed 4.52 speed at last year's Combine, and shined in the broad jump. He was more of a big-play threat than compiler in the Big Ten, and was a slow developer because of injuries.
Mon, Aug 17, 2015 01:26:00 PM

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PosRoleName
QB1Trevor Siemian
2Paxton Lynch
3Austin Davis
RB1C.J. Anderson
2Devontae Booker
3Kapri Bibbs
GLB1C.J. Anderson
2Devontae Booker
3RB1C.J. Anderson
2Devontae Booker
FB1Andy Janovich
WR11Demaryius Thomas
2Bennie Fowler
3Cody Latimer
WR21Emmanuel Sanders
2Jordan Norwood
3Jordan Taylor
WR31Bennie Fowler
TE1Virgil Green
2Jeff Heuerman
3John Phillips
LT1Russell Okung
2Ty Sambrailo
LG1Max Garcia
2Connor McGovern
C1Matt Paradis
2James Ferentz
RG1Michael Schofield
2Darrion Weems
RT1Donald Stephenson
K1Brandon McManus