The best third-string quarterback in the league will have to be a third-string quarterback on another team.
Per multiple reports, the Broncos will be waiving quarterback Paxton Lynch. The move comes a day after the Broncos decided to keep Lynch on the 53-man roster, along with one last dose of maybe-someone-will-trade-for-this-stiff hype.
No one did, which means that the Broncos will remain on the hook for up to $1.9 million in guaranteed base salary over the next two years. Unless someone claims his contract on waivers.
If that doesn’t happen, Lynch will become a free agent. And if anyone signs him the Broncos would get credit for the money he makes in a new team.
Maybe someone will. The Cowboys wanted to take him in 2016, settling instead for Dak Prescott in round four.