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The Broncos have claimed tight end Marcel Jensen and receiver Solomon Patton off waivers

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The Broncos have claimed a pair of players off the waiver wire.

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According to 9NEWS's Mike Kils, the Denver Broncos have been awarded tight end Marcel Jensen off waivers from the Jacksonville Jaguars.

Jensen was waived by the Jaguars by the Jaguars yesterday. He was signed as a undrafted free agent by the Jacksonville Jaguars in 2014. He appeared in one game and caught one pass for 8 yards. He was released after that game and placed on the teams practice squad.

Jensen stands at 6'6" and comes in at around 270lbs. He'll give the Broncos a big bodied target in the passing game who can also help out as a blocker in the run game.

He attended Fresno State University for three years and totaled 48 receptions for 708 yards and 8 touchdowns during his career. His best season came in 2013 when he totaled 26 receptions for 353 yards and 3 touchdowns.

With third-round pick Jeff Heuerman sidelined for the 2015 season, the Broncos were looking for a tight end to help replace him in the offense. I have my doubts that Jensen has a realistic shot at making the roster, but at the very least he gives the Broncos some depth at the position as they head into their mandatory minicamp.

The Broncos also claimed receiver/return man, Solomon Patton off waivers from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers according to the Denver Post's Troy Renck.

Patton was waived by the Buccaneers yesterday. He was signed as an undrafted free agent by the Bucs last season and made the squad. He was waived by the Bucs in October, but the Arizona Cardinals claimed him off the waivers the next day. Patton was waived by the Cardinals and was picked up again by the Buccaneers in December.

Patton returned 10 punts for 112 yards for last season. His longest return was for 33 yards. He also returned 18 kickoffs for 416 yards last season. His longest kick return went for 28 yards.

The 5'8", 179lb Patton figures to compete for the return specialist job with Jordan Norwood, Isaiah Burse and Omar Bolden. I don't see him making much of an impact as a receiver.

These two additions by the Broncos brings them to 88 players on the roster. We could still see a few more additions to the team in the coming days and weeks.