The Denver Broncos released running back Jacob Hester on Sunday.
Hester played in three regular-season games and one playoff contest for the Broncos last year.
He spent the first four years of his career with the San Diego Chargers before coming to Denver in 2012. He played 62 regular-season games (23 starts) and three playoff games for the Chargers.
Over his career, Hester has 111 carries for 400 yards with three touchdowns, and 55 catches for 308 yards with three TDs.
He was originally chosen by San Diego in the third round of the 2008 draft out of LSU.