ENGLEWOOD, Colo. –The Broncos have signed wide receiver Tavarres King to the active roster from the team's practice squad and waived linebacker Adrian Robinson, the club announced on Tuesday.
King was drafted by the Broncos in the fifth round with the 161st overall pick in the 2013 NFL Draft. He spent the first six weeks of the 2013 season on the team's practice squad.
The receiver finished his career at Georgia ranked third all-time with 21 receiving touchdowns and fourth with 2,602 receiving yards. He totaled seven 100-yard receiving games for the Bulldogs, including a team single-game record 205 against Michigan State in the 2012 Outback Bowl.
The 6-1, 191-pound receiver was named the Class AAAA Offensive Player of the Year by the *Atlanta Journal-Constitution) *as a senior at Habersham Central High School in Mt. Airy, Ga. after totaling a state-record 1,632 receiving yards and 17 touchdowns on 99 receptions.
Robinson is a 2nd-year linebacker who was assigned to Denver via waivers on Sept. 1, 2013 from Philadelphia.
He appeared in all six games for the Broncos this season, making one defensive stop to go with two special-teams tackles.
Also on Tuesday, the Broncos waived guard Justin Boren from injured reserve.