Greg Wilson

Broncos Cut Winston Justice, Ten Others

The Broncos have released 11 players, as they move toward the Tuesday deadline to reduce the roster to 75 players, reports Brian McIntyre of (via Twitter). One notable name from this wave of cuts is Winston Justice, who the team re-signed earlier this offseason. Justice was set to be a backup in 2014.

Here is the full list of players released by the Broncos today, according to Mike Klis of the Denver Post (via Twitter):

That brings the team down to 77 players, with three more cuts to come in the next two days. Klis notes that receiver and returner Jordan Norwood also seems destined for the waived/injured list, which would bring it to 76 players.

Broncos Sign Eight To Reserve Contracts

WEDNESDAY, 4:11pm: The Broncos have officially signed receiver Gerell Robinson, the eighth and final player from their 2013 practice squad, to a reserve/futures contract, according to McIntyre (via Twitter).

TUESDAY, 3:41pm: The Broncos have signed seven players to reserve/futures contracts, according to Brian McIntyre (via Twitter). Safety John Boyett, offensive lineman Paul Cornick, wide receivers Nathan Palmer and Greg Wilson, and defensive ends Hall DavisJohn Youboty and Ben Garland inked deals with the team for the upcoming season.

Reserve contracts can be signed by players who didn’t finish the 2013 season on an active NFL roster. The deals ensure that the players will be under contract beginning on March 11, when the league’s 2014 season gets underway.

All seven players signed by Denver finished the 2013 season on the Broncos’ practice squad.