Broncos re-sign veteran WR

Broncos re-sign veteran WR

Phillip Dorsett is returning to Denver. After spending the majority of the 2023 campaign on the Broncos exercise squad, the veteran extensive receiver is re-signing with the team, per Mike Klis of 9News in Denver.

The former first-round pick earned bust reputation during his time with the Colts, but he’s nonetheless managed to dangle around the NFL for almost a decade. His quality season came lower back in 2016 when he topped five hundred receiving yards in Indy. He additionally didn’t look helpless at some stage in his three-year run in New England, including a 2019 season the place he finished with 397 receiving yards and five touchdowns (he also had a pair of touchdowns during the Patriots’ 2018 Super Bowl run)

Since hitting free employer in 2020, the receiver has bounced round the NFL, spending time with the Seahawks (two stints), Jaguars, Texans, Raiders, and Broncos. He received into 15 video games with Houston as lately as 2022, although he only got into a pair of contests for Denver closing season.

Of course, the team’s receiver depth will seem to be exclusive in 2024. Jerry Jeudy has already been shipped out, and Courtland Sutton is away from the group as he seeks a new deal (although the receiver has no longer requested a trade). The group did convey in free agent Josh Reynolds and selected Troy Franklin in the fourth round, adding the duo to a crew of holdovers that also includes Marvin Mims Jr. and Tim Patrick. Dorsett will probable be competing for one of the final spots on the depth chart, although there’s a danger he will go lower back to his familiar practice squad role.

The Broncos have additionally signed undrafted cornerback Quinton Newsome and waived undrafted receiver Lincoln Victor and undrafted punter Nik Constantinou. Newsome emerged as one of Nebraska’s excellent defenders over the past few years. The defensive again finished his college career with 147 tackles, 17 passes defended, and one interception. He also was a standout specific teams player, perhaps hinting at his doable position in Denver 

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