Rosterbation

Broncos agree with Will Montgomery

Two weeks after they hosted him at Dove Valley, the Broncos have agreed to terms with former Washington interior lineman Will Montgomery.

According to the DP, Montgomery will get a one-year deal worth $1.325M, with playing time incentives available to boost that figure.

Montgomery is expected to compete with Manny Ramirez for the starting center job, with the loser potentially ending up in Zane Beadles' old spot at left guard.

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Champ visits Saints; Decker buys familiar number

3.5 weeks after his release by the Broncos, Champ Bailey finally made his first free agent visit on Tuesday, when he met with the Saints.

According to Adam Schefter, Champ has another visit lined up with an undisclosed team, should he not agree with New Orleans.

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Harris signs restricted tender

Chris Harris signed his $2.187M restricted tender on Tuesday; teams would have had until May 2 to sign Harris (or any other RFA) to an offer sheet.

But given that Harris is recovering from ACL surgery, it was a foregone conclusion that nobody was going to bother signing him away and handing Denver a second-round draft pick as compensation.

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Eagles release Jackson, reportedly due to gang ties

In recent days and weeks, it had become apparent that the Eagles would be ridding themselves of wideout DeSean Jackson, whether by trade or release.

It was a puzzling development, given that Jackson is coming off the most prolific of his six pro seasons, and had thrived in Chip Kelly's offense.

But on Friday, NJ.com reported that the team had concerns about Jackson's apparent gang ties, specifically his association with men implicated in gang-related murders.

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Broncos re-sign Winston Justice

Denver has brought back tackle Winston Justice on a one-year deal. According to Mike Klis, Justice would compete with Chris Clark at right tackle if Orlando Franklin is shifted over to replace Zane Beadles at left guard.

The former Eagle and Colt played 19 snaps late in the regular season, allowing one QB hit and grading out at -0.5 according to PFF.

Report: Moreno to visit Dolphins

According to Armando Salguero of the Herald, Knowshon Moreno will visit with the Dolphins on Friday.

It's apparently his first visit of free agency, which tells us all we need to know about the market for veteran running backs.

Giants sign DRC and Holliday

Not that either player was still a priority for the Broncos, but the Giants have raided the roster of the 2013 AFC Champions for cornerback Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie and kick returner Trindon Holliday.

DRC got caught trying to haggle too hard on the first day of free agency, and the Broncos signed Aqib Talib instead.

The reported five-year, $35 million contract that DRC got appears to be less lucrative (on the surface, anyway) than the reported six-year, $54 million deal that he turned down from the Broncos.

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Report: Ayers visiting Cincy

According to Mike Garafolo, the Bengals will host Broncos DE Robert Ayers for a visit on Tuesday.

Ayers has reportedly drawn interest from the Cowboys and Giants, but has not made any visits.

The 2009 first-rounder had a career-high 5.5 sacks in 2013, grading out at an excellent +11.1 in 616 snaps according to PFF, including postseason.

Broncos to host Will Montgomery

According to Mike Klis, the Broncos will visit this week with former Washington center Will Montgomery, who was drafted by Carolina and played under John Fox and Dave Magazu as a rookie.

Per Klis, Denver would use Montgomery at center and have Manny Ramirez shift over to replace Zane Beadles at left guard.

Montgomery was released by Washington on Friday in a cap-related move; the team is shifting former Denver draftee Kory Lichtensteiger over to take his place.

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Broncos agree with, introduce Emmanuel Sanders

As expected, the Broncos have reached agreement with former Steelers WR Emmanuel Sanders on what is being called a three-year deal worth $15M.

According to Aaron Wilson, $6M is guaranteed (it's unclear whether that's fully guaranteed, but we're guessing it is), and escalators could reportedly push the total value to $18M.

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