ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (CBSMiami/AP) — As kickoff between the Denver Broncos and the Miami Dolphins approaches, Peyton Manning’s squad is trying to shore up their backfield.READ MORE: Business Owners In South Florida Say They're Struggling To Get Employees Back To Work
The Broncos shuffled their thin backfield on the eve of their showdown with the Dolphins. They promoted Jeremy Stewart from their practice squad and waived rookie Kapri Bibbs.
Stewart gives the Broncos’ backfield more experience with Ronnie Hillman (foot) and Montee Ball (groin) sidelined.
The other two running backs are second-year pro C.J. Anderson and rookie Juwan Thompson.READ MORE: ‘Pretty Big Pay Package’: Broward School Board Negotiates $743K Exit Deal For Embattled Supt. Robert Runcie
Stewart is a third-year pro from Cal who appeared in 17 games during his first two NFL seasons in Oakland. The Broncos signed him to their practice squad Oct. 8.
Stewart has one career TD run on 27 carries for 103 yards and 10 catches for 68 yards. He also plays special teams and owns a 17.3-yard average on eight kickoff returns.
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