Things could change before this article is published Saturday morning, but as of Friday night the Denver Broncos have yet to make any cuts to their roster. They currently stand at 75 players.
There have been some not so surprising rumors about running back Montee Ball being traded. I would expect him to be moved or cut sometime today.
Outside of that, who stays and who goes is unknown. So with that said, let me take one final shot at prediciting the Broncos 53 man roster.
|Quarterback(3)||Peyton Manning||Brock Osweiler and Trevor Siemian|
|Running back(3)||C.J. Anderson||Ronnie Hillman and Juwan Thompson|
|Wide receiver(6)||Demaryius Thomas and Emmanuel Sanders||Cody Latimer, Andre Caldwell, Jordon Norwood, and Bennie Fowler|
|Tight end(3)||Owen Daniels||Virgil Green and someone added via trade or waivers|
|Left tackle(2)||Ty Sambrailo||Another tackle added via trade or waivers|
|Left Guard(2)||Evan Mathis||Max Garcia|
|Center(2)||Matt Paradis||Gino Gradkowski|
|Right guard(1)||Louis Vasquez||N/A|
|Right tackle(2)||Ryan Harris||Michael Schofield|
- I have the Broncos trading or cutting Montee Ball. He just doesn't seem like the same back he was his rookie season.
- I have the Broncos only keep three running backs, for now. The talent at wide receiver is too deep and I think they will go with Fowler over Bibbs.
- I also see the Broncos adding one more tight end. They don't see too impressed with what they have after Daniels and Green. Look for the Broncos to add at least one more tight end this weekend.
- With Schofield struggling at left tackle I expect the Broncos to add a capable backup to the rookie Sambrailo.
|Left defensive end(3)||Derek Wolfe||Vance Walker, and a player added via waivers/trade|
|Nose Tackle(3)||Slyvester Williams||Darius Kilgo, and Sione Fua|
|Right defensive end(3)||Malik Jackson||Antonio Smith, and Kenny Anunike|
|Strong side linebacker(2)||Von Miller||Shaq Barrett|
|Inside linebacker(5)||Brandon Marshall and Danny Trevathan||Todd Davis, Corey Nelson, and Zaire Anderson|
|Weak side linebacker(2)||DeMarcus Ware||Shane Ray|
|Cornerback(5)||Chris Harris Jr., Aqib Talib||Bradley Roby, Kayvon Webster, and Lorenzo Doss|
|Free Safety(2)||Darian Stewart||Omar Bolden|
|Strong Safety(2)||T.J. Ward||David Bruton|
- I have the Broncos trading Steven Johnson. Elway has said he was looking to move a linebacker, and I could see Elway moving him. This would allow the Broncos to keep two youngsters. Those two being Corey Nelson and Zaire Anderson.
- I have 27 players making it on defense because Derek Wolfe and T.J. Ward are serving suspensions.
|Long snapper||Aaron Brewer||N/A|
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