Denver Broncos 2018 salary cap situation, possible cap casualties

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John Elway
DENVER, CO – SEPTEMBER 18: Executive vice president and general manager John Elway of the Denver Broncos is recognized during the pregame ceremony as his jersey number is retired before the game against the Indianapolis Colts at Sports Authority Field Field at Mile High on September 18, 2016 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images) /

Final Thoughts

John Elway really has some tough decisions to make.

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The circle of life in the NFL is not easy to accept, especially when you’re talking about a lot of guys who were instrumental in this team winning Super Bowl 50, but so it goes…

There are a number of players that have been speculated on that we didn’t touch on in this article, because some seem more realistic than others given dead money figures, cap relief, etc.

There are always tough decisions that need to be made in the NFL offseason, but if fans went nuts over the release of T.J. Ward, you can only imagine what questions Elway is going to have to answer this coming offseason.

Having a losing season makes breaking up the band more justifiable, but the Broncos will have to make very calculated moves based on who they pursue at quarterback, and how they want the roster to look going forward.

Rumors will be swirling, but fret not, Broncos Country — there are better days ahead.