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Broncos are awarded offensive lineman Sam Brenner, and waive guard Shelley Smith

The Broncos have moved on from guard Shelley Smith.

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According to ESPN's Adam Schefter, the Denver Broncos were awarded offensive lineman Sam Brenner off waivers and have waived veteran guard Shelley Smith.

Brenner is a 6'2", 310lb interior offensive lineman who went undrafted in the 2013 NFL Draft. He was signed by the Miami Dolphins as a college free agent and has been with the team since.

During his career, he has started four games for the Miami Dolphins and has been active for a total of 10 games(including 3 games in 2015). Outside of those games, Brenner has spent the majority of his career on the Miami Dolphins practice squad.

The Dolphins waived Brenner earlier this week in hopes of re-adding him to their 10 man Practice Squad, but the Broncos claimed him off waivers.

Look for Brenner to provide depth at all three interior offensive line positions, but will most likely be a gameday inactive going forward.

To make room for Brenner the Broncos waived veteran guard Shelley Smith. He signed a two-year, $5.65 million dollar contract in the offseason. Smith was a regular game day inactive for the Broncos this season.