While the Broncos by now retained a handful of notable totally free brokers this offseason — most notably Justin Simmons, Shelby Harris and Kareem Jackson — some of Denver’s acquainted faces from 2020 will be in a further uniform this slide.
Here’s a search at people 4 no cost agents who have signed in other places so significantly, and the forecast for every single particular ex-Bronco in 2021.
Phillip Lindsay, Texans — The homegrown tailback started out his vocation with a bang in 2018 by turning out to be the initially undrafted rookie managing back to be voted into the Professional Bowl. A different 1,000-yard year followed in 2019, but 2020 was a dud thanks to injuries and the arrival of Melvin Gordon. New landscapes will be greatest for Lindsay’s profession.
Elijah Wilkinson, Bears — The tackle was thrust into a starting up purpose with Ja’Wuan James’ recurring knee accidents in 2019 and his opt-out in 2020. A leg personal injury expense him 6 game titles, but the undrafted fifth-yr professional was even now capable to funds in with a 1-calendar year offer with Chicago, wherever his versatility will make certain him snaps.
A.J. Bouye, Panthers — In his 1 period in Denver, Bouye was constrained to seven game titles (and no picks) simply because of injuries as nicely as a suspension for performance-boosting medications. The cornerback will be suspended the to start with two game titles of 2021– the remainder of his 6-match ban — but will include a needed veteran presence to Carolina’s secondary.
Jeremiah Attaochu, Bears — The Broncos signed Attaochu in Oct 2019, and the journeyman linebacker proceeded to revitalize his vocation. He received extended time due to the fact of accidents to Bradley Chubb (2019) and Von Miller (2020), putting up 8.5 sacks and 52 tackles throughout those people seasons, and was rewarded with a two-yr, $5.5 million offer by Chicago.
Remaining totally free agents from 2020 Broncos: ILB Alexander Johnson (tendered, probable to re-indication with Denver), TE Jake Butt, LB Austin Calitro, TE Troy Fumagalli, CB Kevin Toliver, CB De’Vante Bausby, LB Anthony Chickillo, T Demar Dotson, ILB Joe Jones, DB Will Parks, DE DeMarcus Walker, DT Sylvester Williams.