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Broncos Start Making Cuts Before Saturday’s Deadline

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (CBS4) – The Denver Broncos have started to make some of their cuts from 75 players down to 53.

So far the big names we are waiting on are Mark Sanchez, Ronnie Hillman and Kapri Bibbs.

Quarterback Mark Sanchez #6 of the Denver Broncos watches from the sidelines during the preseaon NFL game against the Arizona Cardinals at the University of Phoenix Stadium on Sept. 1, 2016 in Glendale, Ariz. (credit: Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Mark Sanchez (credit: Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Running back Ronnie Hillman #23 of the Denver Broncos rushes against the San Diego Chargers at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on January 3, 2016 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images)

Ronnie Hillman (credit: Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images)

Kapri Bibbs (credit: CBS)

Kapri Bibbs (credit: CBS)

Their status appears to be in limbo as the team is probably also talking with other teams about possible trades.

Here are some of the notable names that have reportedly been cut in advance of Saturday’s 2 p.m. deadline:

Juwan Thompson (credit: CBS)

Juwan Thompson (credit: CBS)

Juwan Thompson – Thompson was on the Super Bowl 50 roster.

Henry Melton – The defensive lineman is a former Pro Bowler.

Eddie Yarbrough (linebacker) and John Tidwell (cornerback) both played high school football in Colorado. Yarbrough played at Grandview High School and Tidwell played at Rangeview High School.

Cornerback Taurean Nixon was a seventh round round pick in 2015.

Other players reportedly on the list of cuts:

-WR Kalif Raymond
-WR Mose Frazier
-LB Dwayne Norman
-LB Sadat Sulleyman
-LB Vontarrius Dora
-DT Kyle Peko
-T Lars Hanson


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