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Broncos free agency tracker 2021: News, rumors, and updates

When it comes to the Denver Broncos and free agency, we have you covered. Check back often for updates on news, reports, and rumors from free agency.

For the first time since 2011, the Denver Broncos have a new general manager.

George Paton is set to begin his first free agency period as the guy in charge.

What will the new Broncos GM do?

With legal tampering now open, all teams have the right to negotiate all aspects of an NFL player contract with the certified agent of an impending free agent. Figures can be exchanged on a deal, but nothing can be agreed to or announced before the start of free agency at 2 p.m. on Wednesday.

On the MHR Radio Podcast, Adam Malnati and I discuss the moves the Broncos have already made (good and bad).

As information comes in, we will keep Broncos Country up to date on the latest news, reports and rumors on who Paton and Vic Fangio look to sign. Check back often for all of the updates.

Here is where we sit.


Broncos 2021 free agency

Broncos cap space: $42,336,533 (Top 51)

Broncos free agents: Jeremiah Attaochu, De’Vante Bausby, Anthony Chickillo, Demar Dotson, Shelby Harris, A.J. Johnson (restricted), Joe Jones, Phillip Lindsay (restricted), Tim Patrick (restricted), Will Parks, DeMarcus Walker, Elijah Wilkinson, Sylvester Williams.


Official moves already made by the Broncos

Monday, March 15

  • Signed defensive end Shelby Harris to a three-year deal.
  • Placed an original-round tender on Phillip Lindsay.
  • Declined the team option for Kareem Jackson.

Tuesday, March 16

  • Picked up the team option for Von Miller.
  • Placed a second-round tender on Alexander Johnson and Tim Patrick.

Wednesday, March 17

  • Broncos make official the signing of cornerback Ronald Darby to a three-year deal.

Thursday, March 18

  • The Broncos and Lindsay agree to mutually part ways. That makes Lindsay an unrestricted free agent.
  • The Broncos make the signing of running back Mike Boone official.

Friday, March 19

  • The Broncos and Justin Simmons reached agreement on a new four-year deal worth $61 million.
  • The Broncos will be converting the roster bonuses for kicker Brandon McManus and defense tackle Mike Purcell to signing bonuses. Here’s the kicker, according to McManus.
  • The Broncos made the four-year deal with Justin Simmons official.

Sunday, March 21

  • The Broncos made their signing of cornerback Kyle Fuller official.

Wednesday, March 24

  • The Broncos made the signing of Kareem Jackson official.

Broncos free agency news and rumors

Tuesday, March 16

  • Broncos had strong interest in edge Leonard Floyd.
  • Broncos were interested in signing cornerback Michael Davis.

Wednesday, March 17

Thursday, March 18

  • The Broncos and Lindsay agree to mutually part ways. That makes Lindsay an unrestricted free agent.
  • The Bears are releasing cornerback Kyle Fuller. Again, can you imagine? Make it happen Paton.
  • Right on cue, Mike Garafolo reports the Broncos will make a strong push for Fuller once the release is official.

Friday, March 19

  • The Broncos and Justin Simmons reached agreement on a new four-year deal worth $61 million.
  • The Broncos will be converting the roster bonuses for kicker Brandon McManus and defense tackle Mike Purcell to signing bonuses. Here’s the kicker, according to McManus.
  • Apparently the Bears haven’t released Kyle Fuller yet. It looks like Chicago is trying to trade him before outright releasing him.
  • Former Broncos running back Philip Lindsay is heading to the Texans on a one-year deal.

Saturday, March 20

  • The Broncos signed cornerback Kyle Fuller to one-year deal worth $9 million. Heck yeah!

Sunday, March 21

  • The Broncos made the Fuller signing official.
  • The Bears signed edge Jeremiah Attaochu.

Tuesday, March 23

  • The Broncos released tight end Nick Vannett.
  • The Broncos have a deal to bring back safety Kareem Jackson.
  • Elijah Wilkinson is apparently headed to the Bears.

Wednesday, March 24

  • The Kareem Jackson signing is official.

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