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Broncos’ Ware injures back, ruled out for game


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OAKLAND, Calif. — Denver Broncos starting defensive end DeMarcus Ware sustained a back injury in the second quarter Sunday against the Oakland Raiders.

Ware, initially ruled questionable to return, had his status downgraded to out for the remainder of the game.

Ware, who entered the game with an NFL-high 4 1/2 sacks, was carted off the field. He had three tackles in the game Sunday before going down.

Ware, an eight-time Pro Bowler and seven-time All-Pro, has 131.5 sacks in 161 career games, including 10 sacks last season.

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