Broncos Name Their Restricted Free Agents

The Denver Broncos have named their restricted free agents today by placing qualifying offers on several players.

John Elway said via Twitter today:

We extended qualifying offers today to the following Broncos RFAs: R. Harris, M. Prater, M. Thomas, K. Vickerson, W. Woodyard.

Woodyard is the only real restricted free agent of the group. The remaining players have four or more years of experience and should be unrestricted after a new CBA is signed.

Even though Woodyard is the only true restricted free agent, and the remaining players would be free to sign elsewhere with a new CBA, this move ensure that they will have players at their positions who have started before if there is no free-agency signing period because of a possible lockout.

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  • Christopher McLean

    Breaking: Agent Richard Burnoski & contract advisor Chris Napoli, reps of DL Marcus Thomas said: “the Broncos have tendered (DL) Marcus Thomas as a restricted free agent but Marcus is not going to sign it. Marcus will await the language of the new CBA and the terms of free agency in hopes of becoming an unrestricted free agent.”