This is a 2021 photo of Mike Purcell of the Denver Broncos NFL Football team.

Mike Purcell

Defensive line

#98

Experience: 6 years

Height: 6-3

Age: 30

Weight: 328 lbs

College: Wyoming

2021 SEASON

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Biography

PURCELL AT A GLANCE:

  • A sixth-year defensive lineman who has appeared in 39 career games (16 starts) with the 49ers (2014-16) and Broncos (2019-20) in addition to competing on practice squads with San Francisco (2013), Chicago (2017), Carolina (2017), New England (2017) and Kansas City (2017).
  • Totaled 90 tackles (33 solo), one sack (4 yds.) and one forced fumble during his career.
  • Saw action in 13 games (7 starts) with Denver in 2019, recording a career-best 48 tackles (28 solo).
  • Totaled 14 tackles (13 solo) and three sacks in eight regular season games played with the Salt Lake Stallions of the Alliance of American Football.
  • Appeared in 15 games (5 starts) with the 49ers in 2016, registering 26 tackles (17 solo) and one forced fumble.
  • Played 42 games (36 starts) at the University of Wyoming, posting 197 tackles, four sacks, three forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries in his four-year collegiate career.
  • Joined the Broncos as a free agent on April 22, 2019.
  • Entered the NFL with the 49ers as a college free agent on May 7, 2013.
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