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Roster Reaches 53

Posted Sep 3, 2011

The Broncos waived or released 24 players and placed three others on injured reserve to reach the regular-season total of 53 players on the roster.


ENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- Say hello to your 2011 Denver Broncos.

The team on Saturday waived or released 24 players and placed three others on injured reserve in order to trim the roster to the regular-season total of 53 players.

Below is a rundown of the transactions:

  • WR David Anderson released
  • DE Jeremy Beal waived
  • CB Brandon Bing waived
  • LB Alvin Bowen waived
  • DT Ronnell Brown waived
  • G Jeff Byers waived
  • CB Perrish Cox waived
  • G Stanley Daniels waived
  • WR Britt Davis waived
  • WR D'Andre Goodwin waived
  • T Adam Grant waived
  • TE Dan Gronkowski waived
  • K Steven Hauschka waived
  • DT Jeremy Jarmon waived
  • RB Jeremiah Johnson waived
  • S Kyle McCarthy waived
  • G Eric Olsen waived
  • WR Greg Orton waived
  • DT DeMario Pressley waived
  • WR Eron Riley waived
  • LB Lee Robinson waived
  • TE Dante Rosario released
  • RB Austin Sylvester waived
  • QB Adam Weber waived

In addition, WR Jamel Hamler, RB Brandon Minor and CB Syd'Quan Thompson were placed on injured reserve.

Beginning Sunday, the Broncos can establish a practice squad of up to eight players. In addition, the team has the No. 2 waiver priority -- based on last season's record -- to claim any players waived from other teams.

ROSTER BREAKDOWN

  • Three quarterbacks
  • Three running backs
  • One fullback
  • Five wide receivers
  • Three tight ends
  • Nine offensive linemen
  • Five safeties
  • Four cornerbacks
  • Seven linebackers
  • 10 defensive linemen
  • Three specialists

Nine rookies made the active roster in addition to one first-year player, seven second-year players, six third-year players, 10 fourth-year players, four fifth-year players, five sixth-year players, one seventh-year player, one eigth-year player, four ninth-year players, one 10th-year player, one player in his 11th year, one in his 12th year, one in his 13th year and one in his 16th year.

2011 also marks the eighth consecutive year a rookie college free agent made the Broncos' active roster out of training camp. Cornerback Chris Harris, of the University of Kansas, is the player who extended the streak. He played in all four preseason games for the team, totaling eight solo tackles on defense along with a team-high six special teams stops.

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