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Broncos news: Agent says guard Evan Mathis not rushing to sign with a new team

Are the Broncos among the several teams interested in Mathis?

Jeff Hanisch-USA TODAY Sports

Denver's offensive line is a fluid situation.

Only one starter from 2014 — guard Louis Vasquez — will be returning this fall.

That Broncos could use more depth and experience on the line, and recently released Eagles guard Evan Mathis could provide it. But even if Denver is interested in Mathis, he's in no rush to sign with a new team.

"Now it's wide open and there's a lot of interest in Evan," his agent, Drew Rosenhaus said on the Joe Rose Show on WQAM 560 AM in Miami, per's Kevin Manahan. "Between now and the start of training camp, I definitely expect him to have a new home. I think we'll be methodical. We won't necessarily rush into signing immediately."

As of Wednesday morning, there been no reports on Denver having (or not having) interest in the two-time Pro Bowler.

Mathis was drafted by the Panthers in the third round of the 2005 NFL Draft. He has spent time with the Dolphins and Bengals since then, and most recently Philadelphia.

Mathis was penalized six times and allowed 1.5 sacks in 2013, according to STATS. He missed seven games last season due to injury, allowing 2.5 sacks in nine games.

If the Broncos are interested, money may be an issue. Denver has around $7.66 million in cap space, according to Spotrac. Mathis was reportedly seeking a raise from the $5.5 million he was scheduled to make this season.

Denver is currently trying to work out a long-term deal with receiver Demaryius Thomas, so landing both players may be difficult to justify. But if the team wants badly enough Mathis, they could make the salary cap work.

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