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An overview of the Broncos' impending 2023 free agents


ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — Now that the Broncos have found their next head coach in Sean Payton, it won't be long before the team turns its attention toward assembling a roster for the 2023 campaign.

When free agency begins on March 15, the Broncos will have the chance to supplement their roster with new talent. Before that moment, though, Denver must also decide whether to bring back certain players from its 2022 roster.

The following players, listed alphabetically, are set to become free agents when the new league year begins:

Impending unrestricted free agents

Unrestricted free agents are permitted to sign with any team when the new league year begins. Before the start of the legal tampering period in mid-March, the Broncos have exclusive negotiating rights with all of their unrestricted free agents. The Broncos may also choose to use the franchise tag on one of their unrestricted free agents between Feb. 21 and March 7. The transition tag is also available for teams to use.

LB Dakota Allen
T Calvin Anderson
FB/TE Andrew Beck
RB Mike Boone
OL Tom Compton
T Cam Fleming
S Kareem Jackson
DE Dre'Mont Jones
RB Marlon Mack
RB Latavius Murray
CB Darius Phillips
G Dalton Risner
TE Eric Saubert
ILB Alex Singleton
TE Eric Tomlinson
OL Billy Turner
DL DeShawn Williams

Impending restricted free agents

Restricted free agents may be tendered at a first-, second- or original-round level. If a player is tendered, another team has the option to extend an offer sheet to that player. The Broncos may then match that offer sheet or receive a draft pick that corresponds to the level at which the player was tendered. If a restricted free agent is not tendered, he will become a free agent when the new league year begins.

CB Essang Bassey
LS Jacob Bobenmoyer
S P.J. Locke
QB Brett Rypien

Impending exclusive rights free agents

Exclusive rights free agents who are tendered by their team are not permitted to negotiate with other clubs.

T Quinn Bailey
ILB Jonas Griffith
OLB Jonathan Kongbo
P Corliss Waitman

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