Broncos DE Kenny Anunike needs a knee scoped

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) Defensive end Kenny Anunike, who starred in Denver's preseason opener, will undergo arthroscopic knee surgery Thursday amid concerns he's suffered another serious injury.

Anunike led the Broncos with eight tackles, two QB hurries, a sack and a forced fumble in Denver's 22-20 win at Seattle last week.

Afterward, Anunike said, ''I've been chomping at the bit. I had a lot of fun, just getting out there, making my presence known and just being a menace in the backfield.''

After practicing Monday, however, Anunike missed two days with a swollen knee. Coach Gary Kubiak was unsure if it was Anunike's left knee, which has been operated on three times.

An elbow injury last summer landed Anunike on IR for his rookie season.

---

AP NFL website: www.pro32.ap.org and www.twitter.com/AP-NFL

SI Apps
We've Got Apps Too
Get expert analysis, unrivaled access, and the award-winning storytelling only SI can provide—from Peter King, Tom Verducci, Lee Jenkins, Andy Staples, Grant Wahl, and more—delivered straight to you, along with up-to-the-minute news and live scores.