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Broncos Set 53-Man Roster

Broncos Set 53-Man Roster

Posted by Mike Rice

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. The Denver Broncos released/waived 19 players and designated three others to reserve lists on Friday to complete their roster reduction to the regular-season limit of 53 by this evening’s deadline, it was announced.

In addition to the 19 players who were waived or released by the club, first-year defensive end Jeremy Beal was placed on injured reserve. Tight end Virgil Green and linebacker D.J. Williamswere designated as reserve/suspended and will not count against the team’s active roster.

The Broncos may establish a practice squad of up to eight player beginning Saturday at 10 a.m. MDT (see below for waived players who are eligible).

The following transactions were announced by the Broncos on Friday: 

WAIVED/RELEASED
Player
Pos.
College
Exp.
Transaction
P.S. Eligibility
Jamie Blatnick
DE
Oklahoma State
R
Waived
Yes
Rafael Bush
FS
South Carolina St.
3
Waived
No
Drayton Florence
CB
Tusgegee
10
Released
No
Jerry Franklin
SLB
Arkansas
R
Waived
Yes
Ben Garland
DT
Air Force
1
Waived
Yes
Adam Grant
G
Arizona
1
Waived
Yes
Ryan Harris
T
Notre Dame
5
Released
No
Jason Hill
WR
Washington State
6
Released
No
Tony Hills
G
Texas
5
Released
No
Duke Ihenacho
SS
San Jose State
R
Waived
Yes
Cornelius Ingram
TE
Florida
2
Waived
Yes
Jeremiah Johnson
RB
Oregon
3
Waived
Yes
Mike Mohamed
MLB
California
2
Waived
Yes
Greg Orton
WR
Purdue
1
Waived
Yes
Gerell Robinson
WR
Arizona State
R
Waived
Yes
Sealver Siliga
NT
Utah
1
Waived
Yes
Syd'Quan Thompson
CB
California
3
Waived
No
Wayne Tribue
G
Temple
R
Waived
Yes
Adam Weber
QB
Minnesota
1
Waived
Yes
 
INJURED RESERVE
Player
Pos.
College
Exp.
Transaction
Jeremy Beal
DE
Oklahoma
1
Injured Reserve
 
RESERVE/SUSPENDED
Player
Pos.
College
Exp.
Transaction
Virgil Green
TE
Nevada
2
Reserve/Suspended
D.J. Williams
WLB
Miami
9
Reserve/Suspended
 

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