Broncos’ redesign at quarterback to price this signal-caller his spot

Broncos’ redesign at quarterback to price this signal-caller his spot

Ben DiNucci‘s season lower back in the NFL came in Denver, with the Broncos giving the former Cowboys backup-turned-XFL starter another shot. A 2024 overhaul of the team’s QB room will change its plans involving DiNucci

The group will waive the reserve passer,’s Jeremy Fowler passes along. The Broncos delivered each Zach Wilson and Bo Nix to their QB room at some point of draft week and Jarrett Stidham remains on the roster. DiNucci’s exit will depart three QBs on Denver’s 90-man roster.

Catching on with the Broncos in May 2023, DiNucci came over after a season in the 0.33 XFL incarnation. A member of the Seattle Sea Dragons, DiNucci led XFL three in passing yards (2,671) while throwing 20 touchdowns and 13 interceptions over 10 starts. The spring-league chance created NFL pastime and the Broncos kept DiNucci around all through ultimate season. Denver gave DiNucci a reserve/futures contract in January.

The Broncos had taken care of DiNucci after he made the decision to stay with the crew alternatively than go to the Saints’ energetic roster. New Orleans had attempted to poach DiNucci off Denver’s P-squad following a Derek Carr damage ultimate season, but DiNucci opted to stay the AFC West team’s emergency third-stringer at the back of Russell Wilson and Stidham. The Broncos ended up elevating DiNucci to their active roster three times, overlaying the QB, as he would have been required to stay on the Saints active roster (and see game assessments that come with that status) for at least three weeks had he left for New Orleans.

Last seeing regular-season motion in 2020 with the Cowboys, DiNucci saw preseason time for the Broncos. While the Broncos ought to want a fourth QB at some point this offseason, each of its three choices are healthy. Nix’s improvement will define Denver’s spring and summer, and the teaching group of workers will additionally want to focus on education Wilson in Sean Payton‘s system. This move will depart Stidham as the solely Denver QB with preceding journey in the contemporary scheme. 

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