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Closer Look at Roster Moves


ENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- The Broncos made 13 transactions to reach the 75-player roster limit on Monday. Below is a look at each player affected.

With the moves made, the position breakdown of the current roster is as follows:

Four quarterbacks
Six running backs/fullbacks
Eight wide receivers
Five tight ends
13 offensive linemen
12 defensive linemen
10 linebackers
Seven cornerbacks
Seven safeties
One punter
One kicker
One long snapper

Linebacker Elliot Coffey: A two-year starter at Baylor University, Coffey joined the Broncos as a college free agent. He appeared in 47 games for the Bears, totaling 224 tackles, four interceptions, three forced fumbles and a fumble recovery in his college career. He earned All-Big 12 honors as a senior and took home Defensive MVP of the 2011 Alamo Bowl.

Wide receiver Mark Dell: Dell, a second-year wide receiver, didn't record a reception in the 2012 preseason, but saw action in one preseason game for the Broncos in 2011, catching a 26-yard pass against Dallas. He spent that season on injured reserve after injuring his knee during training camp. He played in 47 games at Michigan State, finishing his career ranked sixth in school history with 2,136 receiving yards.

Defensive end Jason Hunter: Hunter was placed on injured reserve with a triceps injury he suffered during training camp practice on August 14. The seventh-year defensive end had worked his way into the starting lineup prior to the injury. He played in all 16 regular-season games in his first two seasons with the Broncos, and has accumulated 128 tackles, 11 sacks, one interception, two forced fumbles and six fumble recoveries in his career.

Wide receiver Cameron Kenney: The Broncos claimed Kenney off waivers from the Seattle Seahawks on Aug. 2, 2012. Originally signed as an undrafted free agent by the San Diego Charters in 2011, Kenney totaled 55 catches for 812 yards and five touchdowns in two seasons at the University of Oklahoma.

Tight end Anthony Miller: A college free agent from the University of California, Miller caught one pass for three yards in the preseason. He played in 46 career games at Cal and registered 64 receptions with five touchdowns. Named honorable mention All-Pac 12 in 2011, Miller was a two-time finalist for the John Mackey Award, presented to the nation's top tight end.

Defensive end Cyril Obiozor: Originally signed by the Green Bay Packers as a college free agent in 2009, Obizior has played in 13 career games with Arizona, San Diego and Green Bay, totaling one defensive tackle and nine special-teams stops. The Texas A&M product joined the Broncos as a free agent on Jan. 3, 2012. He notched six tackles in the preseason.

Running back Xavier Omon: A third-year running back, Omon competed on practice squads in the last two seasons with Denver, Cleveland, San Francisco and the New York Jets after two seasons with the Buffalo Bills. He had 11 rushes for 27 yards in his two seasons with the Bills. In the 2012 preseason, Omon ran eight times for 36 yards and a touchdown, adding two receptions for 9 yards.

Long snapper Lonie Paxton: The 13th-year long snapper won three Super Bowls with the New England Patriots, where he spent the first nine years of his career. He started all 16 games in each of his three seasons with the Broncos, and 2011 marked the eighth consecutive season he played in every regular-season game.

Safety Anthony Perkins: Signed on July 28 as an undrafted free agent, Perkins was already en route to Dove Valley to watch training camp practice as a fan. He made one tackle in preseason action. The former University of Colorado Buffalo finished his collegiate career with 236 tackles. A torn ACL in 2010 and high ankle sprain in 2011 limited his playing time as a junior and senior.

Tackle Mike Remmers: Remmers made 44 total starts at Oregon State University -- sixth in school history -- including the final 37 games of his career with the Beavers. Signed as a college free agent, Remmers earned All-Pac 10 honors as a junior in 2010 after starting his career as a walk-on.

Cornerback Ramzee Robinson: A fourth-year cornerback, Robinson made two tackles in the 2012 preseason. He has played in 26 career games with Cleveland, Philadelphia and Detroit, totaling 11 defensive tackles along with 30 special-teams stops. Robinson, a former "Mr. Irrelevant" as the final pick of the 2007 NFL Draft, spent the 2010 and 2011 seasons out of football.

Fullback Austin Sylvester: A second-year fullback, Sylvester had stints on the practice squads of Denver and Tampa Bay before being called up to the Broncos' active roster for the club's regular-season finale and its AFC Wild Card game against the Pittsburgh Steelers. He was inactive for both games.

Guard Austin Wuebbels: A college free agent, Wuebbels earned All-Big 12 honors in his first year as a starter for the Missouri Tigers in 2010. The four-time Academic All-Big 12 lineman finished his career with 26 consecutive starts over his final two years.

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