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2-5, 3rd in AFC West

Jeff Legwold ESPN Senior Writer 

John Elway said Tuesday that wide receiver Tim Patrick would be one of the two players the Broncos bring back to the roster from injured reserve. Elway said Patrick would move to the active roster "after the bye.'' The Broncos' have a Week 10 bye and play Week 11 at Minnesota.Patrick suffered a hand injury in the season opener in Oakland. Elway added the team had not yet decided who the second player would be.

Jeff Legwold ESPN Senior Writer 

Asked to elaborate on saying "what happened after the Tennessee game,'' when asked about the Emmanuel Sanders trade, John Elway said: “Nope, I'm not going into that.'' Asked if Sanders expressed a desire to be traded, Elway said: “Yes, yep, he did. When we look at it, Emmanuel had issues and we had issues and that's why it was a good time to go different directions, for Emmanuel to go a different direction and for us to go a different direction.''

Jeff Legwold ESPN Senior Writer 

Broncos' president of football operations/general manager John Elway said Oct. 11 "nobody from our side is on the trading block.'' Then Elway traded Emmanuel Sanders to the 49erson Tuesday and Elway said of the trade: “I think eventually with what happened after the Tennessee game and where we were and the opportunity to, with the value of what we're getting for him, it was the best thing for our football team to trade Emmanuel.''

Graziano: Sanders is a rental for 49ers (1:03)
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49ers acquire Broncos WR Sanders for picks

The Broncos traded wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders to the 49ers on Tuesday. Denver acquired 2020 third- and fourth-round picks from San Francisco in the deal.

Jeff Legwold ESPN Senior Writer 

After trading Emmanuel Sanders to San Francisco, the Broncos now have nine picks in the 2020 draft -- four of their own, five acquired in trades. They also project, at this moment, to receive three compensatory picks with the possibility of one of those compensatory picks to be as high as a fifth-rounder -- the playing time of Matt Paradis, Bradley Roby, Billy Turner, Shaquil Barrett and Max Garcia for other teams is currently helping the Broncos' cause in '20 draft.

Adam Schefter ESPN Senior Writer 

Denver is dealing WR Emmanuel Sanders and a 2020 5th-round pick to San Francisco in exchange for 2020 3rd- and 4th-round picks, per league sources.

Jeff Legwold ESPN Senior Writer 

And on his previous statements he wants to spend rest of his career with Broncos, Chris Harris Jr. said Tuesday: "Nothing has changed. Obviously, nobody has come to me about anything, so I'm just playing football every week ... the season's not lost yet. I'm not throwing the season in the dump yet, it's not lost yet.'' Asked if he has seen or heard all of the trade talk about him and other Broncos players: "Shoot, we all have social media, it's hard to miss it ... people ask me all the time.''

Jeff Legwold ESPN Senior Writer 

Broncos cornerback Chris Harris Jr. Tuesday on trade rumors and whether or not he has talked to Broncos' GM John Elway about his future: "No, I haven't (talked to him).'' Asked if he has asked to talk to Elway about the trade rumors at some point: "No, I just play football, man, I just play football, take on the top receiver every week, that's my job.''

Yates: Broncos forgot to show up vs. Chiefs (0:49)

Jeff Legwold ESPN Senior Writer 

A dismal first half for the Broncos' offensive line as Denver trails Kansas City, 20-6. The Broncos have surrendered six sacks, including one on an ill-fated fake punt, as the Broncos have rushed for just 23 yards, gained 124 yards overall, against a Chiefs defense that came into the game 30th in the league against the run, 27th in total defense and 24th in sacks.

Jeff Legwold ESPN Senior Writer 

Broncos inactives: T Calvin Anderson, CB Bryce Callahan, TE Troy Fumagalli, DE Adam Gotsis, T Ja'Wuan James, LB Corey Nelson, WR Juwann Winfree,

Clay: Lock in Sutton against Chiefs (1:12)

Team Stats

Passing Yards207.926th
Rushing Yards109.616th
Points For16.029th
Points Against19.4