Eric Decker Injury: Broncos WR Out For Patriots Game, According To Report

The Denver Broncos beat the Pittsburgh Steelers in the AFC Wild Card game which means they'll move on to face the New England Patriots in the divisional round.

But the Broncos didn't come out of the game completely unscathed -- WR Eric Decker suffered an MCL injury. Originally feared to be a season-ending ACL tear, Decker just sprained his MCL, according to the Denver Post. Decker is not expected to play in the Saturday night game at New England.

The Broncos will roll with Demaryius Thomas and Eddie Royal at receiver. Matt Willis is likely to be the third receiver.

Decker has started 13 games this year and has 44 receptions for 612 yards and eight touchdowns. He was originally a third round pick by the Broncos in the 2010 NFL draft.

For more on the two teams, check out Denver Broncos blog Mile High Report and New England Patriots blog Pats Pulpit. For more coverage of the NFL Playoffs, head over toSB Nation's NFL news hub.

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