With the Denver Broncos offseason beginning, I take a look at five players that are of high priority for the Broncos to bring back that are set to be unrestricted free agents at the end of the league year.
Alright everyone, the Denver Broncos have a lot of work to do if they are going to repeat as champions during the 2016 NFL season. And the next few weeks are going to be really crucial for quite a few players set to hit the open market.
As it stands, the Broncos currently have 17 players that are set to become unrestricted free agents. Most of those players reside on the defensive side of the ball. The only issue is that the Broncos will not be able to bring all of them back.
This in turn gives the front office some tough choices. In the end, I believe it will all come down to quite a few factors. For example, if Peyton Manning decides to hang up the cleats before free agency begins in March, that will free up a lot of cap room.
Another path the front office can go through is restructuring contracts. They were able to do that with Manning last year. But as we all saw, he got his four million dollars back because the team won the AFC Championship Game and Super Bowl.
No matter how it is done, this will not be an easy task for the Broncos. Some players will move on while some will stay and either get a hometown discount or cash in for a big payday.
With that said, here are five players that are set to be unrestricted free agents that the Broncos need to resign. For this list, I will not be including Von Miller. The reason is that he will either get his payday or be franchised tagged. No way John Elway lets him escape.
Also, this list will be in no particular order.
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