Justin Simmons turned his ankle celebrating Brandon Marshall's strip-sack on Sunday.
What Shane Ray originally thought was a sprained wrist turned into a gruesome injury that sidelined him the first six games of the season and gave him Frankenstein-like scars.
John Elway has mastered yet another aspect of the NFL, turning the injured reserve from a place of doom into an asset for the Broncos.
Ray will be eligible to fully return to the field following Week 8.
Rookie defensive end Nelson Adams will take the Broncos 90th roster spot, in place of an IR-bound Billy Winn.