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DeMarcus Ware & Ryan Clady Expected To Be Back With Broncos On Restructured Deals

Update:

Ian Rapoport reports that the Broncos are continuing to work on restructured deals for LT Ryan Clady and OLB DeMarcus Ware, but the “hope and belief” is that both players will be back in Denver.

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Lindsay Jones of USA Today reports the Broncos are still working on restructured contracts for OLB DeMarcus Ware and LT Ryan Clady.

However, it appears both players will be back with the Broncos in 2016.

Clady, 29, has another two years remaining on his five-year, $52.5 million contract that included contains $33 million guaranteed. He stands to make base salaries of $9.5 million in 2016 and another $10 million in 2017.

As of now, Clady carries a cap figure of $10.1 million for the 2016 season. According to OverTheCap.com, a restructure could net the Broncos over $4 million in available cap space.

In 2014, Clady appeared in all 16 games for the Broncos and was rated by Pro Football Focus as the No. 41 offensive tackle out of 84 qualifying players.

Ware, 33, has one year remaining on his three-year, $30 million contract that included $20 million guaranteed and stands to make a base salary of $7 million for the 2016 season.

In 2015, Ware appeared in 11 games and recorded 25 tackles, 7.5 sacks, a forced fumble, and a recovery. Pro Football Focus has him rated as the No. 20 outside linebacker in a 3-4 defense out of 53 qualifying players.