Six former Denver Broncos still languish in the free agent market

The Denver Broncos have had an offseason whirlwind. From acquiring nine-time Pro Bowl quarterback Russell Wilson via trade to signing nose tackle DJ Jones and point carrier Randy Gregory, the Broncos have been highly productive in tapping into the veteran market of the NFL.

The Broncos are primarily focused on preparations for the NFL Draft, but as evidenced by new signing safety Kareem Jackson late last week, if general manager George Paton sees an opportunity to bolster the roster with a signing smart and friendly it’ I’ll take it.

Money doesn’t grow on trees, however, and the Broncos are constrained by the salary cap. above the ceiling Denver projects has $14.577 million in cap space, and there is still one 2022 draft class left to sign, of which the team currently holds eight selections.

If Paton was okay with looking at familiar old players, like Jackson, who could be signed relatively cheaply, who is still languishing in the free agent market? There are quite a few former Broncos, actually.

Let’s dive into it.

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