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Broncos Round Out Practice Squad With Nalbone, Unrein

The Denver Broncos on Wednesday signed tight end John Nalbone and defensive lineman Mitch Unrein to their practice squad, it was announced.

Nalbone (6-foot-4, 255 pounds) is a second-year player who played two games for Miami this season and also spent time on Minnesota's practice squad. He entered the NFL with the Dolphins as a fifth-round draft choice (161st overall) in the 2009 NFL Draft from Monmouth University and spent a portion of last season on the club's active roster and practice squad.

He totaled 101 receptions for 1,079 yards (10.7 avg.) with nine touchdowns as a three-year starter for Monmouth, earning All-Northeast Conference honors following his senior season.

A four-year letterman at Lawrence High School in Lawrenceville, N.J., he was born on May 14, 1986.

Unrein (6-foot-4, 300 pounds) is rookie defensive lineman who spent the 2010 preseason with Houston after being signed by the Texans as a college free agent from the University of Wyoming.

He was a three-time All-Mountain West selection at Wyoming, where he started every game during his final two seasons for the Cowboys.

A first-team all-state selection following his junior and senior at Eaton High School in Eaton, Colo., he was born on March 25, 1987. His last name is pronounced UN-rhine.