Broncos Announce Release of Former Nebraska Standout
Sometimes things just don't work out. That's what is clear in the situation that has led up the Denver Broncos parting ways with a major recent free agent addition.
Randy Gregory, who starred at the University of Nebraska, had recently joined the Broncos on a big free agent contract just last season, will officially be released by the team today.
Per Pro Football Talk:
Yes, the news could be a precursor to a trade. But a trade for Gregory would mean absorbing his fully-guaranteed contract of $14 million. Unless, of course, the Broncos will be paying the vast majority of it.
Gregory has had an up-and-down NFL career, posting 19.5 career sacks over 7 years in the league. Last season in Denver, Gregory finished with 2 sacks over 6 games, and had recorded 1 sack this season during the team's 1-3 start.
Two times in his career, in 2019 and 2021, Gregory posted career highs of 6 sacks in a season.
We'll see if it is indeed a release, or the spark needed for a team to call and discuss a trade for the former Nebraska standout. Gregory was a 2-time All Big Ten Selection while playing for the Huskers.
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