During the last 48 hours, the Denver Broncos made a series of transactions to get their roster down to 52 players. Some of their notable moves included releasing veteran safety T.J. Ward, trading former second-round pick Ty Sambrailo, waiving fan favorite, quarterback Kyle Sloter, and agreeing to terms with quarterback Brock Osweiler, but they are probably not done yet.
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Today, the waiver wire claims will likely be announced around noon ET so we may see another player or two added to the Broncos roster. Also, the Broncos can begin building their 10-man Practice Squad around 1 P.M. ET, so we will see some movement there as well.
I’d expect the Broncos to target some defensive line depth, especially at nose tackle. Zach Kerr is listed as the backup to Domata Peko, but he is injured. The Broncos also waived Kyle Peko and Tyrique Jarrett so I expect a veteran added there. I wouldn’t be surprised to see some offensive line, tight end, or edge rusher depth as well.
We will also see if undrafted rookie quarterback Kyle Sloter will make it through waivers and sign on the Broncos 10-man Practice Squad. He will likely draw interest around the league, so it’s not a lock that he will be back. We’ll also see if players like Tyrique Jarrett, Orion Stewart, Justin Murray and others will make the Practice Squad as well.
Well, we’ll soon find out. Until then, let’s chat about everything that has happened so far this weekend and what may happen today.
Notable Waiver Wire Updates
Kalif Raymond has been claimed by the New York Jets.
Michael Schofield has been claimed by the San Diego Chargers.
Kyle Sloter has reported interest from the Minnesota Vikings; where he eventually signed.
Broncos put a waiver claim on center J.J. Dielman, but the Los Angeles Rams were awarded the claim.
Broncos Practice Squad Updates
Center Dillon Day has been added to the Broncos practice squad.
Defensive lineman Kyle Peko has been added to the Broncos 53-man roster.
Tight end Austin Traylor has been added to the Broncos practice squad.
Rookie Nose Tackle Tyrique Jarrett has been added to the Broncos practice squad.
Rookie cornerback Marcus Rios has been added to the Broncos practice squad.
Rookie offensive tackle Elijah Wilkinson has been added to the Broncos practice squad.