Denver Broncos trim to final roster; shed Duke Ihenacho and Kevin Vickerson

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DENVER — Strong safety Duke Ihenacho and defensive tackle Kevin Vickerson were among the players cut by the Denver Broncos Saturday as the team trimmed down to its final 53-man roster.

The team shed 20 players in total. In addition to the 20 who were released or waived by the club, rookie defensive end Kenny Anunike was placed on injured reserve and kicker Matt Prater was designated as reserve/suspended.

The team may establish a practice squad of up to 10 players beginning Sunday.

The complete list of transactions completed Saturday by the Broncos is as follows:

RELEASED (VESTED VETERANS)

Player Pos. College Exp.
Jameson Konz TE Kent State 3
Cameron Morrah TE California 4
Jerome Murphy CB South Florida 5
Brian Sanford DL Temple 5
Kevin Vickerson DT Michigan State 9


WAIVED

Player Pos. College Exp.
Shaqil Barrett LB Colorado State R
Kapri Bibbs RB Colorado State R
John Boyett S Oregon 1
Zac Dysert QB Miami (Ohio) 2
L.J. Fort LB Northern Iowa 2
Bennie Fowler WR Michigan State R
Sione Fua DT Stanford 4
Duke Ihenacho S San Jose State 3
Ryan Miller G Colorado 2
Vinston Painter G Virginia Tech 2
Nathan Palmer WR Northern Illinois 2
Matt Paradis C Boise State R
Gerell Robinson TE Arizona State 1
Jordan Sullen CB Tulane R
Louis Young CB Georgia Tech R


INJURED RESERVE

Player Pos. College Exp.
Kenny Anunike DE Duke R


RESERVE/SUSPENDED

Player Pos. College Exp.
Matt Prater K Central Florida 8