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Old 11-12-2012, 08:18 AM   #55
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Sunday night will be a nervous one for Broncos DE Elvis Dumervil.

After injuring his left shoulder early in Sunday's 36-14 win over the Panthers, the Pro Bowler sat out the last three quarters, looking on as his teammates continued to hound and harass Carolina QB Cam Newton into seven sacks, the most by the Broncos in nine years.

Dumervil will undergo an MRI on Monday morning.

"I tried to go out one more time, but it didn't feel as comfortable as I would have liked it to," Dumervil said. "I've played through some pain and injuries, but this one hurt pretty bad."

Dumervil had a sack and a forced fumble before the injury Sunday and now has seven sacks this season and 16.5 in the Broncos' last 16 regular-season games.

The shoulder is the same one he strained in the Broncos' season opener last year. As a result of that injury, he missed two games.

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