ENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- Safety Brian Dawkins, a key free-agent addition by the Denver Broncos, will be sidelined for at least several days with an injury suffered during a training-camp practice.

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Denver Broncos

2008 Statistics
Tackles: 75
Interceptions: 1
Sacks: 3

Broncos coach Josh McDaniels declined to reveal any specifics Wednesday about Dawkins' injury.

Dawkins left the practice field Tuesday with a trainer by his side after suffering an apparent hand injury. But when McDaniels was asked again to name the part of the body that Dawkins had injured, the coach replied, "It's somewhere above the ground."

Vernon Fox took the bulk of the first-team practice repetitions in Dawkins' place.

Before joining the Broncos, Dawkins was a seven-time Pro Bowl selection in 13 seasons with the Philadelphia Eagles.

Copyright 2009 by The Associated Press

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