Tests on Trevathan’s knee are negative

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The Broncos avoided another big loss on defense on Wednesday, but it came after only more than a little sweating.

Linebacker Danny Trevathan, carted off during practice with a knee injury, will be OK.  According to the team, tests conducted on the knee were negative.  Which is always positive.

Trevathan, a sixth-round pick in 2012, has emerged as a starter this season after getting zero starts as a rookie.  The Broncos already are dealing with the departure in free agency of defensive end Elvis Dumervil, the six-game suspension imposed on linebacker Von Miller, and a lingering foot sprain for cornerback Champ Bailey.