Moreno’s injury considered ‘minor’ — will miss three weeks

Denver Broncos running back Knowshon Moreno (27) runs upfield against the Indianapolis Colts during the third quarter at Lucas Oil Field in Indianapolis on December 13, 2009. The Colts defeated the Broncos 28-16 to remain undefeated at 13-0 and set a new NFL record for Consecutive regular-season wins with 22. UPI /Mark Cowan Photo via Newscom

Per the Denver Post…

Broncos starting running back Knowshon Moreno is expected to be out three weeks after an MRI exam revealed no significant tear to his hamstring, according to an NFL source. Moreno suffered the injury Sunday morning during the Broncos’ first training-camp session.

This is great news, but I’d still move Moreno down a few slots on your cheatsheet until he’s back on the field. He has struggled with injuries in the past, and this doesn’t bode well for his ability to carry the load as a full-time back.

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