The Denver Broncos figure to be major players in free agency this season with their top priority being finding a franchise quarterback, but the team may also release some veteran players.
Broncos head coach Vance Joseph discussed the team’s approach to big name players who are candidates for release, such as Aqib Talib, Cj Anderson, Demaryius Thomas, Emmanuel Sanders and Derek Wolfe.
“It’s our goal to keep all of our good players, but obviously it’s a business where every year you have to do a self-evaluation of what’s best for our football team,” Joseph said, according to the Denver Post.
“If those guys are the best fit for our football them, then they’ll be here. Doing what’s best for the Broncos, it’s John’s job and John is going to do a great job at that. We want every player that can help us win football games here. But it’s also a business side that we have to consider.”
Denver is expected to be one of several teams pursuing current Washington Redskins quarterback Kirk Cousins.
Dolphins, Reshad Jones Likely Parting Ways
Jones, 31, skipped voluntary workouts and the Dolphins seem to be heading to a parting of ways.
The Dolphins have a younger option to play at safety in Minkah Fitzpatrick, and Jones has expressed his unhappiness, in-game, as recent as last season when he took 10 snaps off against the New York Jets.
Miami is likely shopping Jones, who is still productive, but no longer the elite safety he has been in his Pro Bowl years.
Patriots Sign Demaryius Thomas
According to NFL Network insider Ian Rapoport, Thomas’ new deal is a one-year pact worth up to $6 million.
Overall, Thomas hauled in 59 receptions for 677 yards and 6 scores in 2018.
Thomas tore his Achilles in December, making his status uncertain at this time.
Chargers, Travis Benjamin Agree to Contract Extension
The Los Angeles Charges and wide receiver Travis Benjamin have agreed to terms on a one-year contract extension, according to ESPN’s Field Yates.
Benjamin’s new deal includes a $3 million signing bonus and lowers his base salary from $5.35 million to $1 million.
Bejamin, 29, posted 12 catches for 186 yards and one touchdown in limited playing time last season for the Chargers.
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