Fox: Broncos WR Decker suffered sprained knee vs. Steelers

Denver Broncos coach John Fox confirmed Monday that wide receiver Eric Decker sustained a sprained knee during the 29-23 wild-card playoff victory over the Pittsburgh Steelers.

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Exactly what that means, though, is unclear. Fox didn't offer up how much time Decker could miss because of the injury, but the coach also didn't indicate it was serious.

"He'll be day to day," Fox told reporters. "So that's actually good news."

The Denver Post reported that Decker won't be available when the Broncos face the New England Patriots in the divisional playoffs Saturday night. The report didn't cite a source in regard to Decker's status.

Decker was injured when he was hit low by Steelers linebacker James Harrison on an 18-yard reception early in the second quarter. The catch eventually was ruled an incomplete pass after a Pittsburgh challenge.

Decker's absence leaves the Broncos seriously thin at wide receiver. The team was forced to play the majority of Sunday's game with just three receivers -- Demaryius Thomas, Eddie Royal and Matt Willis -- after Decker was injured.

Thomas picked up the slack, finishing with four catches for 204 yards, including the winning 80-yard score in overtime.

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