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)
|Jameson Konz||TE||Kent State||3|
|Jerome Murphy||CB||South Florida||5|
|Kevin Vickerson||DT||Michigan State||9|
|Shaqil Barrett||LB||Colorado State||R|
|Kapri Bibbs||RB||Colorado State||R|
|Zac Dysert||QB||Miami (Ohio)||2|
|L.J. Fort||LB||Northern Iowa||2|
|Bennie Fowler||WR||Michigan State||R|
|Duke Ihenacho||S||San Jose State||3|
|Vinston Painter||G||Virginia Tech||2|
|Nathan Palmer||WR||Northern Illinois||2|
|Matt Paradis||C||Boise State||R|
|Gerell Robinson||TE||Arizona State||1|
|Louis Young||CB||Georgia Tech||R|
|Matt Prater||K||Central Florida||8|