The Denver Broncos on Saturday made several transactions to reduce their roster to the 53-man limit, Head Coach Mike Shanahan announced.
The club waived 21 players and moved defensive end Kenny Peterson to its reserve/suspended list. Peterson will miss the first four games of the regular season.
Beginning Sunday, the Broncos can establish a practice squad of up to eight players.
The following 21 players were waived by the Broncos on Saturday:
Player NFL Exp. College
G Emmanuel Akah 1 Winston-Salem State
CB Bill Alford 1 Vanderbilt
DL John Browning 12 West Virginia
S Steve Cargile 3 Columbia
C Greg Eslinger 2 Minnesota
G Mark Fenton R Colorado
QB Darrell Hackney 1 Alabama-Birmingham
DT Steven Harris R Florida
LB T.J. Hollowell 3 Nebraska
CB Kevin House 4 South Carolina
FB Kyle Johnson 5 Syracuse
DT Jimmy Kennedy 5 Penn State
WR Glenn Martinez 2 Saginaw Valley State
G Kevin McAlmont 1 Western Carolina
WR Marquay McDaniel R Hampton
WR Quincy Morgan 7 Kansas State
T Chad Mustard 4 North Dakota
QB Preston Parsons 3 Northern Arizona
S Roderick Rogers R Wisconsin
LB Cameron Vaughn 1 Louisiana State
T Cliff Washburn 1 The Citadel
Breakdown by position --
Quarterbacks: Darrell Hackney, Preston Parsons.
Fullbacks: Kyle Johnson.
Running Backs: None.
Wide Receivers: Glenn Martinez, Marquay McDaniel, Quincy Morgan.
Tight ends: None.
Offensive linemen: Emmanuel Akah, Greg Eslinger, Mark Fenton, Kevin McAlmont, Chad Mustard, Cliff Washburn.
Defensive linemen: John Browning, Steven Harris, Jimmy Kennedy.
Linebackers: T.J. Hollowell, Cameron Vaughn.
Safeties: Steve Cargile, Roderick Rogers.
Cornerbacks: Bill Alford, Kevin House.