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Tampering time comes to Broncos Country

Free agency is so close you can almost taste it.

NFL: Dallas Cowboys at Denver Broncos Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports

Happy Tampering Period!

The long trudge toward free agency is one step closer as the legal tampering period opens at noon eastern on Monday. Teams will be allowed to enter contract negotiations with players who will become free agents once the new league year begins at 4:00pm ET on Wednesday, March 17th.

With $31.5 million in cap space to spend, it would not be too hopeful to expect Denver to be very active. The 2020 Denver Broncos went 5-11 and failed to win a game against any of the the teams that went on to compete in the playoffs.

In the months since hope for a solid season in 2020 were vanquished at the hands of an inept offense and catastrophic injuries, there has been plenty of talk about the work that’s gone into pulling the Broncos out of their current nose-dive. Don’t be surprised if, by the time sun goes down on Monday, that the Broncos have made moves to improve.

All eyes will be on Denver Broncos general manager George Paton as he looks to put his stamp on this team and bring the turnaround that Broncos fans so desperately wants to see. Buckle up, Broncos Country. This week could and should be wild.

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