The Denver Broncos have released linebacker Joe Mays just days before the start of Training Camp.
D.J. Williams is no longer a Bronco. The team released him on Monday, a day before the start of the NFL’s free agency period.
John Elway has been down this lonely road before.
With their 38-35 loss in double-overtime to the Baltimore Ravens on Saturday night, the Denver Broncos became the ninth No. 1 seed in the last eight years to go down in the divisional round.
These days, when John Elway scans the field looking to make the perfect move for the Broncos, he is viewing not from under center but from a second-floor office that overlooks the practice field.
John Elway insisted that every one of the Denver Broncos was better the second Peyton Manning put his signature on that nearly $100 million contract last spring.
In a league where injuries can make or break a team’s season, it’s Denver’s lack of them, along with its ability to replace the few players who do go out, that has turned the Broncos into legitimate Super Bowl contenders with a nine-game winning streak.
The Denver Broncos have waived safety Duke Ihenacho, opening a roster spot that could be filled by linebacker D.J. Williams.
Returning to a defense that didn’t seem to miss him much, Broncos linebacker D.J. Williams is willing to do anything – even play special teams – to get back on the field after missing the first nine games of the season because of suspensions.
Wesley Woodyard is the first Denver defender to record 50 tackles with multiple sacks and interceptions before the midway point of the season.