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Broncos 53-man roster projection: Denver may have to cut some veterans

With cuts coming, here is who should make the Denver Broncos final 53-man roster.

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A slew of players are about to lose their jobs from the Denver Broncos this morning. That’s the toughest part of this business, but we must look forward to the final 53-man team.

Here is who I project on the roster.


Who makes it: Trevor Siemian, Paxton Lynch

Who gets cut: Mark Sanchez

Running Back/Fullback(5)

Who makes it: C.J Anderson, Devontae Booker, Kapri Bibbs, Andy Janovich, Juwan Thompson

Who gets cut: Ronnie Hillman

Wide Receiver(6)

Who makes it: Demaryius Thomas, Emmanuel Sanders, Bennie Fowler, Cody Latimer, Jordan Taylor, Jordan Norwood

Who gets cut: Kalif Raymond, Mose Frazier

Tight End(3)

Who makes it: Virgil Green, Jeff Heuerman, John Phillips

Who gets cut: Henry Krieger-Coble, Garrett Graham


Who makes it: Russell Okung, Donald Stephenson, Michael Schofield

Who gets cut: Justin Murray, Lars Hanson


Who makes it: Max Garcia, Ty Sambrailo, Connor McGovern and Darrion Weems

Who gets cut: Robert Myers Jr., Aaron Neary


Who makes it: Matt Paradis and James Ferentz

Who gets cut: Dillon Day

(25 total offense)

Defensive end(5)

Who makes it: Derek Wolfe, Jared Crick, Adam Gotsis, Henry Melton, Billy Winn

Who gets cut: Lars Koht

Nose tackle(2)

Who makes it: Sylvester Williams, Darius Kilgo

Who gets cut: Kyle Peko

Edge Rusher(5)

Who makes it: Von Miller, DeMarcus Ware, Shane Ray, Shaquil Barrett, Dekoda Watson

Who gets cut: Vontarrius Dora, Sadat Sulleyman, Eddie Yarbrough

Inside Linebacker(4)

Who makes it: Brandon Marshall, Todd Davis, Zaire Anderson, Corey Nelson

Who gets cut: Dwayne Norman, Kyle Kragen, Darnell Sankey


Who makes it: Chris Harris Jr., Aqib Talib, Bradley Roby, Kayvon Webster

Who gets cut: Taurean Nixon, B.J. Lowery, John Tidwell, Lorenzo Doss


Who makes it: T.J. Ward, Darian Stewart, Justin Simmons, Will Parks, Shiloh Keo

Who gets cut: Antonio Glover, Ryan Murphy

(25 total defense)

Special Teams(3)

Who makes it: Brandon McManus, Riley Dixon, and Casey Kreiter

Who gets cut: None