Veteran RB Willis McGahee signs with Broncos

By: AP
By: AP

Veteran running back Willis McGahee has signed with the Denver Broncos.

The 29-year-old McGahee figures to complement incumbent starter Knowshon Moreno with his powerful style. New coach John Fox wants to lean heavily on the running game after the Broncos were pass-heavy in 2010 under Josh McDaniels.

The 6-foot, 235-pound McGahee spent four seasons with the Baltimore Ravens after four years with the Bills. Denver running backs coach Eric Studesville was McGahee's position coach in Buffalo from 2004-06.

McGahee has 1,541 career carries for 6,167 yards and 55 touchdowns. McGahee hasn't been a full-time starter since shortly after being picked for the Pro Bowl in 2007.

Under the new labor rules, McGahee can't practice until Thursday.

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


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