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Tue, 26 Sep 2006 08:26:16 -0700
Bill Williamson, of the Denver Post, reports the New York Giants are expected to work out TE/OG Dwayne Carswell Tuesday, Sept. 26.
Tue, 26 Sep 2006 08:16:37 -0700
Lee Rasizer, of the Rocky Mountain News, reports the Houston Texans worked out free agent TE Dwayne Carswell (Broncos) Monday, Sept. 25, but was not signed to a contract.
Tue, 05 Sep 2006 05:27:34 -0700
Bill Williamson, of the Denver Post, reports Denver Broncos head coach Mike Shanahan said it was difficult cutting free agent OL Dwayne Carswell (Broncos) and added that Carswell could be re-signed if the Broncos' offensive line is hit with an injury.
Mon, 04 Sep 2006 08:05:48 -0700
Bill Williamson, of the Denver Post, reports the agent for free agent OL Dwayne Carswell (Broncos) said he plans to contact the Houston Texans about his client.
Mon, 04 Sep 2006 08:05:06 -0700
Bill Williamson, of the Denver Post, reports the agent for free agent OL Dwayne Carswell (Broncos) said he plans to contact the Miami Dolphins about his client.
Mon, 04 Sep 2006 08:03:12 -0700
Bill Williamson, of the Denver Post, reports the agent for free agent OL Dwayne Carswell (Broncos) said he plans to contact the Jacksonville Jaguars about his client.
Fri, 01 Sep 2006 15:59:57 -0700
The Associated Press reports the Denver Broncos have waived OL Dwayne Carswell. Head coach Mike Shanahan met with a stream of players at the team's headquarters and Carswell emerged with the news that his 12-year career in Denver was over. "He said it was a tough decision and that he wanted to go in a different direction," Carswell said. Carswell said he doesn't know what his future holds: "I'm in the process of weighing my options."
Sun, 30 Jul 2006 20:29:04 -0700
The Associated Press reports Denver Broncos OG Dwayne Carswell is feeling good as he takes part in practice Sunday, July 30. Carswell is back in shape after a car accident in 2005, but will not be satisfied unless he makes the roster. "I've come a long way, but I want to play football until I don't have the desire to play," said Carswell. He is currently running with the No. 3 offense and faces long odds to make the team after OT Adam Meadows was signed.
Wed, 12 Jul 2006 19:31:50 -0700
Vicki Michaelis, of the USA Today, reports Denver Broncos OL Dwayne Carswell is recovering nicely from the injuries he suffered in an automobile accident last season. A five-car collision left him with cracked ribs and a ruptured spleen and diaphragm. "I wasn't sure that he'd ever play, period, based on the trauma he had," Broncos head trainer Steve Antonopulos says. Carswell has gone from breathing with a ventilator to walking gingerly to huffing his way through a light treadmill session to joining his teammates for voluntary workouts. "Every day that goes by I feel a lot better," Carswell says. "I'm getting back to my old self again. I am very confident that I'll be able to play (this season). I'll be ready to play and help the team out any way I can." Physically, Carswell will be ready to take on anything training camp and the season bring, Antonopulos says. Psychologically, he's still preparing for the hard hits.
Thu, 18 May 2006 10:56:11 -0700
Andrew Mason, of DenverBroncos.com, reports Denver Broncos OG Dwayne Carswell made his first practice back with the team Tuesday, May 16, since being involved in an automobile accident that ended his season last year. Carswell said he experienced only "a little" soreness and weighed "about 15 pounds" less than he did last season. "I don't want to put it on," he said. "I kind of want to be smaller for right now. I joined the offensive line as one of the heaviest from playing tight end," he added, "so it's kind of different."
Tue, 16 May 2006 14:57:31 -0700
Denver Broncos head coach Mike Shanahan said Tuesday, May 16, Broncos' OL Dwayne Carswell was back practicing with the team at their passing camp earlier today. Shanahan said he was surprised Carswell returned so soon from last season's automobile accident.
Fri, 14 Apr 2006 06:35:33 -0700
Lee Rasizer, of the Rocky Mountain News, reports Denver Broncos OL Dwayne Carswell is confident he'll return in 2006 after suffering injuries in a car accident during the 2005 season. Carswell is being eased into the team's off-season conditioning program, which began April 3, understandable given the offensive lineman had his spleen removed, smashed his ribs, tore his diaphragm and essentially had his internal organs jammed into the top of his chest cavity when his car was broadsided on his way to the team's practice facility Oct. 27. "I definitely want to be ready by training camp, and minicamps and all that, at least be out there," he said. Since Denver's main minicamp won't take place until July, Carswell thinks both goals are realistic.
Tue, 04 Apr 2006 06:36:28 -0700
Bill Williamson, of the Denver Post, reports Denver Broncos OT Dwayne Carswell (multiple injuries) began his NFL comeback Monday, April 3, when he joined his teammates at the team's offseason conditioning program. Barring a major setback, Denver strength and conditioning coach Rich Tuten said he expects Carswell to be ready for training camp in late July. Carswell is returning from an automobile accident he had during the 2005 season. Tuten said the offensive tackle will be brought along slowly.
Wed, 22 Feb 2006 06:49:45 -0800
Lee Rasizer, of the Rocky Mountain News, reports the Denver Broncos recently tweaked the contract of OL Dwayne Carswell. Carswell's contract included incentives tied to his production as a tight end, and while he has switched positions and won't hit those predetermined levels, the clauses could count against the salary cap this year if negotiations for a new collective bargaining agreement fail. That language was removed from Carswell's deal, dropping his cap expenditure from $1.33 million to $1.16 million for 2006. Carswell recently began light workouts as he begins a comeback bid from a severe auto accident that cut short his 2005 season.
Wed, 04 Jan 2006 21:05:05 -0800
Denver Broncos TE Dwayne Carswell has won the Ed Block Courage Award for his team. The award goes to a player on each NFL team who has displayed courage or sportsmanship.
Mon, 12 Dec 2005 07:37:08 -0800
Lee Rasizer and Jeff Legwold, of the Rocky Mountain News, report Denver Broncos OL Dwayne Carswell made an appearance at the team's Week 14 game. He was his first appearance at Invesco Field at Mile High since suffering season-ending injuries in an October car accident. Carswell had to reschedule his latest doctor's appointment but said, "I'm looking for a quick recovery now" and could resume working out in about 1 1/2 months.
Tue, 08 Nov 2005 16:41:56 -0800
Mike Klis, of the Denver Post, reports Denver Broncos OG Dwayne Carswell (ribs/spleen/diaphragm) says he will return to football in the 2006 season. Carswell was seriously injured in a car accident Thursday, Oct. 27.
Fri, 04 Nov 2005 22:00:03 -0800
Updating previous reports, Denver Broncos OG Dwayne Carswell (internal) has been released from the hospital, according to the Associated Press.
Mon, 31 Oct 2005 15:34:50 -0800
The Denver Broncos have announced the team has placed OG Dwayne Carswell (internal) on the Reserve/Non-Football Injury list.
Sun, 30 Oct 2005 12:19:21 -0800
The Denver Broncos have declared WR Darius Watts, WR David Terrell, OG Dwayne Carswell, CB Lenny Walls, DL Monsanto Pope, TE Nate Jackson, LB Patrick Chukwurah, FS Sam Brandon inactive for Week 8.
Sun, 30 Oct 2005 09:11:31 -0800
ESPN's Chris Mortensen reports Denver Broncos OL Dwayne Carswell (internal) has been upgraded to fair condition.
Fri, 28 Oct 2005 14:32:12 -0700
The Associated Press reports Denver Broncos OL Dwayne Carswell (internal) has been upgraded to serious condition Friday, Oct. 28, but remains in the Intensive Care Unit following a major automobile accident earlier this week. "He's doing better, a lot better," coach Mike Shanahan said. "They think he will be able to sit up soon. He's still in the intensive care unit, but they're hoping he can be out of there by tomorrow." Carswell, a 12-year veteran, suffered multiple rib fractures, a ruptured diaphragm, ruptured spleen and other internal injuries on his way to the team's facility. Carswell will miss the remainder of the 2005 season.
Thu, 27 Oct 2005 17:20:10 -0700
Jeff Legwold, of the Rocky Mountain News, reports Denver Broncos OL Dwayne Carswell (internal) will miss the remainder of the season after suffering internal injuries during an automobile accident Thursday, Oct. 27. He suffered a ruptured spleen and diaphragm. Carswell was in intensive care Thursday evening in a Colorado hospital.
Thu, 27 Oct 2005 13:14:48 -0700
Updating a previous report, the Denver Broncos released a statement regarding the medical condition of OL Dwayne Carswell (internal), who was involved in a serious automobile accident on his way to the team facility Thursday morning, Oct. 27. "Dwayne suffered a contusion of his entire left internal cavity, multiple rib fractures, a ruptured diaphragm and a ruptured spleen. Doctors at Aurora South Medical Center performed surgery, removing his spleen and repairing the internal organ damage. His prognosis is 'very good,' and he is in 'critical but stable' condition. Dwayne is in the Intensive Care Unit at Aurora South Medical Center at this time."
Thu, 27 Oct 2005 11:36:08 -0700
Associated Press reports Denver Broncos OL Dwayne Carswell (internal) tore his diaphragm and had internal bleeding in his chest following a five-car accident Thursday, Oct. 27. Doctors were also trying to determine if there were injuries to his heart or aorta. Team spokesman Jim Saccomano said Carswell was undergoing surgery, but refused to release any further details. Carswell, 33, is in his 12th NFL season.
Sun, 02 Oct 2005 19:40:16 -0700
DenverBroncos.com reports Denver Broncos OG Dwayne Carswell was the first time a Denver offensive lineman scored twice in one game. Carswell had two touchdown receptions Week 4.
Mon, 08 Aug 2005 23:02:54 -0700
Andrew Mason, of DenverBroncos.com, reports Denver Broncos OG Dwayne Carswell was listed as the team's No. 2 right guard on the depth chart released Monday, Aug. 8.
Fri, 22 Jul 2005 20:41:33 -0700
Andrew Mason, of DenverBroncos.com, reports Denver Broncos OT Dwayne Carswell is expected to serve as a backup offensive tackle this year. Denver moved him from tight end to right tackle last offseason, but when the Broncos released two tight ends at the final cutdown, Carswell slid back over to his old position for the regular season. "I'm kind of picking up where I left off," Carswell said. "I was getting into it at first (a year ago). At the end and in the preseason when they decided to move me. It wasn't a big shock. I knew it was kind of a possibility (of playing tackle) so I got my mind set on it."
Fri, 08 Jul 2005 06:41:35 -0700
Lee Rasizer and Jeff Legwold, of the Rocky Mountain News, report Denver Broncos OL Dwayne Carswell is now taking reps with the second team offense at right guard. Offensive coordinator Gary Kubiak called playing guard "a big-time mental task" because of the communication necessary with the center and various combination blocks used in the interior line. "Putting him in there right away hopefully will help him," Kubiak said. The team moved him there because of the season ending injury to P.J. Alexander. Carswell still could play some offensive tackle during training camp, too.
Tue, 17 May 2005 05:27:51 -0700
Patrick Saunders, reports for the Denver Post, Denver Broncos OT Dwayne Carswell has switched uniform numbers. Last year he wore No. 89 and this year he is wearing No. 77, a further indication he is making the switch from tight end to offensive tackle again.
Mon, 16 May 2005 20:36:59 -0700
Andrew Mason, of DenverBroncos.com, reports Denver Broncos TE Dwayne Carswell was working at offensive tackle during the team's practice session Monday, May 16. Carswell played on the offensive line last year during offseason workouts before switching back to tight end just before the start of the regular season. At close to 300 pounds, Carswell might be better suited to dish out blocks rather than catch passes.
Fri, 25 Feb 2005 12:12:34 -0800
Lee Rasizer, of the Rocky Mountain News, reports the Denver Broncos are trying to restructure the contract of TE Dwayne Carswell to free up some salary cap room.
Tue, 21 Dec 2004 20:18:23 -0800
Andrew Mason, of DenverBroncos.com, reports Denver Broncos TE Dwayne Carswell is an option to replace FB Kyle Johnson (ankle) at fullback in Week 16 if Johnson is unable to play because of an ankle injury. Johnson is currently doubtful for the game.
Mon, 18 Oct 2004 22:14:37 -0700
Andrew Mason, of DenverBroncos.com, reports Denver Broncos TE Dwayne Carswell has been suspended for one game without pay and was fined another week's salary for a violation of the NFL's Personal Conduct Policy, which resulted from Carswell pleading guilty to a previous charge of battery in Atlanta. Carswell's suspension will take place in Week 7 against the Cincinnati Bengals.
Tue, 07 Sep 2004 21:39:01 -0700
The Denver Broncos have switched TE Dwayne Carswell back to tight end after working him out as a left tackle all through the preseason, reports Andrew Mason of DenverBroncos.com. Carswell now moves back to the position at which he played for his first 10 Broncos seasons, a place where he earned a Pro Bowl bid following the 2001 campaign. "I'm cool with it. It doesn't make a difference to me, as long as I'm on the field," Carswell said. "I played it all my career. It's just getting down the new calls and formations. That's all it is." Carswell was immediately listed as the team's No. 1 tight end following the position change.
Tue, 18 May 2004 20:26:51 -0700
According to Andrew Mason of DenverBroncos.com, recently retired Denver Broncos TE Shannon Sharpe believes the best tight end on the current roster is OT Dwayne Carswell, whom the Broncos moved to offensive tackle during minicamp. "Honestly, I think the best tight end they've got, they moved to tackle," Sharpe said. "He's played that position (tight end) and he's gone to the Pro Bowl."
Sat, 08 May 2004 20:28:04 -0700
Denver Broncos OL Dwayne Carswell has shifted positions, moving from tight end to offensive tackle, according to Andrew Mason of DenverBroncos.com. As a result, he has changed his uniform number as well, from #89 to #77.
Sun, 28 Dec 2003 12:30:05 -0800
The Denver Broncos have announced TE Dwayne Carswell will start in place of TE Shannon Sharpe, who is inactive.
Fri, 25 Jul 2003 13:29:28 -0700
Adam Schefter, of the Denver Post, reports while the recent arrest of Denver Broncos TE Dwayne Carswell was his third arrest, Broncos HC Mike Shanahan pointed out that Carswell has yet to be convicted. A conviction would make him subject to an NFL suspension. "Hopefully with Dwayne, he will learn that when there's alcohol involved, that he's got to be able to handle himself a little bit better," Shanahan said. Carswell stands trial on charges related to a July 4 assault on his girlfriend.
Wed, 09 Jul 2003 08:01:48 -0700
Updating previous reports, the Rocky Mountain News reports Denver Broncos TE Dwayne Carswell will stand trial on charges related to a July 4 assault on his girlfriend. Carswell failed to appear at the preliminary hearing Tuesday, July 8, thus waiving his right to one. His case was bound over to state court.
Tue, 08 Jul 2003 07:44:14 -0700
Updating previous reports, the Rocky Mountain News reports Denver Broncos TE Dwayne Carswell may be suspended by the NFL if he is convicted of domestic violence or pleads to a lesser charge.
Mon, 07 Jul 2003 07:58:45 -0700
Updating previous reports, the Rocky Mountain News reports Denver Broncos TE Dwayne Carswell was released Saturday, July 5, on $2,500 bail after being arrested on Friday. Carswell initially was held without bail, but Associate Magistrate's Judge Roy Roberts set bond after a brief hearing at the Fulton County Jail.
Sat, 05 Jul 2003 10:40:47 -0700
Associated Press reports Denver Broncos TE Dwayne Carswell was arrested on a domestic violence charge on Friday, July 5. He was charged with simple battery, domestic violence and obstruction of an officer, according to a spokesperson for the Fulton County Sheriff's Department. He was being held without bail pending an initial court appearance Saturday, July 5.
Thu, 12 Sep 2002 09:28:26 -0700
The Ap reports assault and harassment charges against Denver Broncos TE Dwayne Carswell have been dropped. Charges were dropped on Wednesday in the interest of judicial economy, said Deputy District Attorney Karl Tameler. The dismissal was contingent on Carswell making a $10,000 donation to the YWCA of Pueblo and performing 40 hours of community service. Carswell also had to pay his girfriends travel expenses for her trip to court and also he had to write her a letter of apology.
Mon, 05 Aug 2002 22:53:11 -0700
DenverBroncos.com reports TE Dwayne Carswell (ankle) returned to practice for the Denver Broncos Monday.
Sat, 03 Aug 2002 19:35:11 -0700
DenverBroncos.com reports TE Dwayne Carswell (ankle) missed practice again Saturday.
Sat, 03 Aug 2002 07:04:01 -0700
According to the Associated Press, Denver Broncos TE Dwayne Carswell did not dress in pads for Friday's practices.
Sun, 12 May 2002 11:19:25 -0700
The AP reports for the second time, a mistrial has been declared in the trial of Denver Broncos TE Dwayne Carswell on assault and harassment charges. A judge ruled Carswell's right to a fair trial was compromised by a juror who slept through parts of testimony from Carswell's accuser. A new trial will be scheduled within six months.
Tue, 22 Jan 2002 22:11:18 -0800
The AP reports the trial of Denver Broncos TE Dwayne Carswell, who was accused of assaulting and harassing a woman who says she is a former girlfriend, ended in a mistrial Tuesday. A new trial was set for May 9 after Pueblo County Court Judge Kathleen Hearn said some evidence was hearsay. Carswell also faces a probation revocation hearing in Denver because he was on probation for a previous domestic violence charge.
Mon, 21 Jan 2002 08:04:17 -0800
The Rocky Mountain News reports Denver Broncos TE Dwayne Carswell is scheduled to stand trial on Tuesday on charges of assault and harassment charges involving a former girlfriend. If convicted, he could face up to two years in jail.