ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (CBS4) – The Broncos claimed offensive lineman Billy Turner off waivers from the Baltimore Ravens.
Turner’s agent, Michael Hoffman, tweeted out the news, saying the Broncos “are getting a good one.”
The Broncos announced the move, saying they did it to “fortify their offensive-line depth.”
The offensive line has struggled this season, giving up a combined 8 sacks in their 2 losses to the Atlanta Falcons and the San Diego Chargers.
The team also had a total of 5 forced fumbles by their opponent’s defenses.
Turner was drafted in the third round (67th overall) by the Miami Dolphins in 2014 out of North Dakota State.
He was recently released by the Baltimore Ravens, who had claimed him off waivers just days before.
To clear a spot on the roster, the Broncos waived Darrion Weems.