The new league year is nearly upon us, and when it arrives, so too will the 2021 free-agency period. See below for a summary of the Broncos' free agents and to follow along as we regularly update this page with the team's reported moves, as well as those for players who find new homes.
^Note: Players whose options are declined effectively become unrestricted free agents when the league year begins at 2 p.m MT on March 17.
|Unrestricted free agents||2021 team|
|OLB Jeremiah Attaochu||Chicago||Bears sign Attaochu to one-year deal|
|CB De'Vante Bausby|
|OLB Anthony Chickillo|
|T Demar Dotson|
|DE Shelby Harris||Denver||Agreed to terms on three-year deal|
|LB Joe Jones|
|S Will Parks|
|DE DeMarcus Walker||Houston||Texans sign DeMarcus Walker|
|OL Elijah Wilkinson||Chicago||Bears sign Wilkinson to one-year deal|
|DL Sylvester Williams|
|Restricted free agents*||2021 team|
|TE Jake Butt|
|LB Austin Calitro|
|TE Troy Fumagalli|
|ILB Alexander Johnson||Received second-round tender from Broncos|
|RB Phillip Lindsay||Houston||Reports: Lindsay to join Texans|
|WR Tim Patrick||Received second-round tender from Broncos|
|CB Kevin Toliver II|
*Note: Restricted free agents who do not receive qualifying offers before the start of the 2021 league year (by 2 p.m. MT on March 17) effectively become unrestricted free agents.
When free agency officially begins on March 17, the Broncos will aim to add a new crop of talented players to their roster. The goal every year is to add Pro Bowl caliber players to the roster, and the Broncos have done that often during their free-agent history. Before free agency gets underway, we're taking a look back at the team's previous unrestricted free agent signings — and a few players who were released and chose to call Denver home.