His 0.83 career sacks per game trails only Hall-of-Famer Reggie White among players who have appeared in at least 50 games.
Ware is the third Pro Bowler the Broncos have signed during the 2014 free agency period.
Ware has been named to seven career Pro Bowls and seven All-Pro teams. He has recorded double-digit sack totals seven times in his career.
Selected with the 11th overall pick in the 2005 NFL Draft by the Dallas Cowboys.
Started all 16 games in seven of his nine NFL seasons.
Recorded a career-best 20 sacks in 2008, which tied for the eighth most all-time for a single season.
Has forced 32 career fumbles according to press box totals, which ranks fourth in the NFL since his rookie season.
His 117 career sacks rank 18th all-time in NFL history, and are the second-most in the league since his rookie season in 2005.
Started 140-of-141 regular-season games played during his first nine NFL seasons with the Cowboys.
Totaled 576 tackles, including 445 solo during his career thus far.