Broncos release Marquette King

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The Broncos did as expected and released punter Marquette King from injured reserve, Jim Trotter of NFL Media reports.

King will not need surgery on his abductor, requiring only three months of rest and rehab before being able to kick again.

In four games with Denver, he averaged 44.1 yards on 20 punts.

He leaves with $2 million in the form of his $500,000 signing bonus and $1.5 million salary for the first of the three years of his contract in Denver. The Broncos will take a $333,000 cap charge for King in 2019.

21 responses to “Broncos release Marquette King

  1. Vance Joseph isn’t a likable guy or a good coach. His defense was near the worst in the league before he took a head coaching job. Must have a knack for using big words or sentences in interviews or Elway thought he needed some guy to push around.

  2. No team should have a punter who needs attention. Injuries do suck, but Idk why John signed this guy in the first place. You’re a punter, dude. Just hush up and do your job quietly.

  3. Next stop for Marquette, “Dancing with the Stars” or “So You think you can dance”.

  4. .
    If the Chiefs go undefeated, King will be a main reason why. His punting last Monday was a disgrace. It cost the Broncos the game.

  5. You have to get rid of the problem children in any company. The Eagles won’t give Chip Kelly any credit, but he cleaned a lot of bad apples out of their locker room, and they were able to win their first championship ever, because of it. I also see Crabtree is close to wearing out his welcome in Baltimore. He’s dropping so many balls. It’s hard to win in any team sport. You have to have everyone pulling in the same direction. As Bo Schembechler would say “The Team! The Team! The Team!”

  6. WHAT IF

    Marquette is a genius?

    He accepted a new job but didn’t know what life in Colorado would be like. He wasn’t happy.

    So, with millions already in the bank, he punts poorly, fakes an injury, and gets cut.

    Now he’s free to dance and make his own music without interference from a corporate authority.

    He’s FREE!

  7. The cowboys don’t even punt. They just kick field goals. Bailey left the best job in football. Mayer (or whatever his name) got the best job in football.

  8. Great now he’ll have more time to create self indulging social posts. Wonder if he’ll stroll past he Bronco’s HQ on his extended break or film a John Elway-esque Woody Doll?

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