January 2, 2012 - OT Ryan Harris was signed to replace injured starter Chris Kuper. This was Harris' second stint with the Broncos.
He was originally drafted by Denver in the 3rd round of the 2007 NFL Draft. In 2007, he appeared in 11 games with no starts. He started all 16 games of the 2008 season and allowed only 1.5 sacks of QB Jay Cutler. In 2009, Harris started 8 games before dislocating two toes and finishing the season on the Injured Reserve list. In 2010, he appeared in 11 games with 10 starts. In 2011, he signed with the Philadelphia Eagles, but subsequently underwent back surgery and was waived/injured by them. He re-signed with Denver in 2012 but did not appear in any games and was released prior to the start of the 2012 NFL season.
Overall, Harris appeared in 46 games with 34 starts for the Broncos.