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Broncos complete practice squad by adding DE Zach Thompson

The Broncos' practice squad is complete at 10 players.

Doug Pensinger

The Broncos completed their 10-man practice squad, signing DE Zach Thompson, the team announced Monday.

Thompson (6-5, 265 pounds) is a rookie from Wake Forest University who spent the preseason with the New York Jets after signing with the club as a college free agent on May 11.

He played 44 games (40 starts) for the Demon Deacons and totaled 151 tackles (73 solo), 11 sacks, two interceptions, two forced fumbles and one fumble recovery during his collegiate career.

He played in three games in the preseason for the Jets, tallying no stats (tackles, sacks, etc.). According to Pro Football Focus, he played in 59 snaps and registered one QB hit and two QB hurries.

Now at full capacity, the Broncos' 10-man practice squad is below.

Position Player Experience
Linebacker/Defensive End Shaquil Barrett Rookie
Receiver Nathan Palmer 2nd
Running Back Kapri Bibbs Rookie
Safety John Boyett 1st
Center Matt Paradis Rookie
Guard Vinston Painter 2nd
Tight End Gerell Robinson 1st
Quarterback Zac Dysert 2nd
Wide Receiver Bennie Fowler Rookie
Defensive End Zach Thompson Rookie

Still no word on CB Louis Young or why the bright young playmaker hasn't landed anywhere in the NFL, including Denver's practice squad. If you've heard something let us know!