Willis McGahee is expected to play Sunday

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Late in last Sunday’s win over the Vikings, Broncos running back Willis McGahee suffered a knee injury.  As a result, he missed practice Wednesday and Thursday.  But he returned to practiced on a limited basis Friday, and he’s officially listed as questionable.

Unofficially, a league source tells PFT that McGahee is expected to play.

McGahee has been one of the unsung heroes in Denver’s push to 7-5, with six 100-yard games.  He should receive serious consideration for the comeback player of the year award.

He’d likely prefer a playoff berth.  With a win over the Bears on Sunday, the Broncos will move closer to making that happen.