Royal out for Denver

Posted by ESPN.com's Bill Williamson
DENVER -- Denver rookie receiver Eddie Royal just left the game with an ankle injury.

He was hurt on a punt return early in the third quarter. He is listed as questionable to return. He had three catches for 23 yards in the first half, giving him 30 catches on the season.

Royal was replaced by Brandon Stokley. He just caught a touchdown pass from Jay Cutler as Denver took a 13-6 lead.