The Denver Broncos have announced their first round of cuts

Scotty Payne
SB Nation

The Broncos made 11 cuts Sunday to trim their roster to 77 players.

The Denver Broncos have made their first round of roster cuts tonight. They have released a total of 11 players to trim their roster down to 77. They will have to make two more cuts before Tuesday 2 p.m. MT.

After Thursday nights game the Broncos will then trim their roster down to 53 players. After those cuts have been made the next step of the process is filling the teams 10 man Practice Squad.

Here's the 11 players released by the Denver Broncos tonight.

LB Jamar Chaney

RB Brennan Clay

WR Greg Hardin

LB Jerrell Harris

OT Winston Justice

S Charles Mitchell

QB Bryan Renner

DT Will Pericak

DE Chase Vaughn

RB Jerodis Williams

WR Greg Wilson


There's no big surprises here.

Offensive Tackle Winston Justice did not play at all last night, an was surpassed by Paul Cornick. Running back Brennan Clay was unimpressive during the preseason, and receivers Wilson and Hardin were longshots already because of the Broncos depth at receiver.

I'm a little surprised that Renner was cut. Figured he would get some action during the preseason finale, but it appears we'll get a heavy dose of Osweiler and Dysert.

The Broncos do have two more cuts to make, could one of them be a surprise?

Stay tuned!

Go Broncos!!

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