Denver's divisional round win over San Diego came with a heavy price, as corner Chris Harris suffered a torn left ACL.
Harris left in the third quarter with knee and ankle injuries, and was replaced in incompetent fashion by Quentin Jammer, who allowed three receptions in five targets for 95 yards and a touchdown, according to PFF.
An MRI on Monday morning confirmed the injury to the stalwart third-year corner.
In order to create room on the roster for the newly signed DE Jeremy Mincey, Denver waived center J.D. Walton on Tuesday.
Walton started 36 straight games straight out of college, but his career was derailed by a gruesome leg injury suffered in September 2012.
Jacksonville had cut Mincey last week over repeated issues of tardiness and violation of team rules.
The 6-4, 265-pounder was drafted by the Patriots in 2006, and played under Jack Del Rio for 4.5 seasons with the Jaguars.
As expected, the Broncos have placed Kevin Vickerson on IR and replaced him with a veteran free agent.
Denver has signed DT Sione Fua (6-1, 310), a third-year player drafted by Carolina in the third round (97th overall) of the 2011 Draft.
The Stanford alum has 22 total tackles and one forced fumble in 27 career games (12 starts).
Moore played 30 snaps during Denver's 27-17 win over Kansas City on Sunday night before leaving with what was characterized on NBC as a mysterious leg injury.
He was replaced by Mike Adams, never to return, and underwent surgery Monday morning.
Denver moved center J.D. Walton to the active roster on Tuesday and placed John Moffitt on the reserve/left squad list.
Following the departure of Tavarres King, the Broncos have signed WR Chad Bumphis to their practice squad.
Bumphis went undrafted out of Mississippi State and signed with Miami, who made him one of their first cuts this summer.
Carolina claimed WR Tavarres King off waivers from Denver on Monday. King had been waived to make room for Von Miller, merely days after the Broncos had convinced him to stick around rather than join the NFCN-leading Packers. The 2013 fifth-rounder joins a team that has won three of its last four games; the Panthers cut cornerback D.J. Moore to make room for him.
Good for Tavarres; we wish him well, and hope he's able to take advantage of his new opportunity.
Just days after convincing Tavarres King to stay in Denver rather than sign with Green Bay, the Broncos have released their fifth-round wideout. A move was necessary to make room for Von Miller, who is returning from suspension.
King had been on Denver's practice squad and drawn interest from the Packers, who placed WR Randall Cobb on short-term IR this week.