The Broncos released a pair of this year’s draft picks, as part of their 22 moves to get to the 53-man roster limit.
The team waived fifth-round wide receiver Tavarres King and sixth-round tackle Vinston Painter, which might not be ideal but speaks to the depth of the existing roster.
One of the roster spots is for linebacker Von Miller, who is suspended for the first six weeks They also placed linebackers Stewart Bradley and Lerentee McCray and defensive end Quanterus Smith on injured reserve.
They also released running back Lance Ball, center/guard C.J. Davis, running back Jeremiah Johnson, center/guard Ryan Lilja and tight end Jake O’Connell, and waived defensive end Jeremy Beal, center/guard Philip Blake, tackle Paul Cornick, defensive tackles Romney Fuga and Ben Garland, cornerback Aaron Hester, linebacker Damien Holmes, safety Ross Rasner, wide receivers Gerell Robinson and Lamaar Thomas and defensive end John Youboty.