Champ Bailey returns to Broncos practice

Doug Pensinger

The future Hall of Fame corner is back on the field in Denver.

The Denver Broncos welcomed Champ Bailey back to practice on Sunday. The cornerback returns after sitting out all activities over the previous two weeks with a foot injury, according to the Denver Post.

It's still uncertain whether Bailey will be able to play against the Baltimore Ravens in the Broncos' season-opener, but it is at least a possibility at this point. Bailey would certainly love to be out there, too,to try to redeem himself after being torched by Torrey Smith in last year's playoffs.

If Bailey can't play, Chris Harris and Tony Carter would be bumped into larger roles alongside Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie.

The 35-year-old Bailey is still Denver's best corner and is vital to their success, especially with linebacker Von Miller sidelined for the first six games. The Broncos might struggle to get going in the pass rush department, making their cover skills essential this season.

More from SB Nation NFL:

Play the No. 1 free fantasy football game

Teams cutting rosters to 53

What we learned in preseason Week 4

Sports agent Ron Shapiro on Jay-Z, A-Rod and more

Uffsides: Previewing the NFC

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

By becoming a registered user, you are also agreeing to our Terms and confirming that you have read our Privacy Policy.

Join SBNation.com

You must be a member of SBNation.com to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SBNation.com. You should read them.

Join SBNation.com

You must be a member of SBNation.com to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SBNation.com. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.