As we move further into the 2021 offseason, we’re delving into all manner of possible free agents that your Denver Broncos may target in order to improve.
As we’ve seen them make some moves to release good players that are expensive (Jurrel Casey and A.J. Bouye come to mind), it begs the question, “What is the Broncos cap situation right now?”
Taking a peek at the great work at https://overthecap.com/salary-cap/denver-broncos/ we see the Broncos as it stands, appear to have just north of $42 million in space.
For those of you in Broncos Country that aren’t into this aspect of the NFL, this is a very good spot as far as flexibility goes. The team hasn’t restricted their abilities to make moves to bring in talent by signing poorly structured contracts. For as much as we bag on John Elway in his performance as a GM, this is one area he has always been excellent at. He constantly front-loads contracts with guaranteed money and leaves buffer years at the backside of a contract that allows the Broncos to release players if they are no longer playing up to potential or if the team just flat out needs to save some money.
There are still possibilities to open up even more room, if needed as well. The team could restructure Von Miller’s contract, have options to release or restructure Kareem Jackson, and let go of maybe a player like Nick Vannett if they feel like they have better options at TE that aren’t as costly.
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