The Denver Broncos announced on Friday that they are placing defensive backs Ronald Darby, Nate Hairston, and Patrick Surtain on injured reserve. The team has also elevated S Ha Ha Clinton-Dix and signed OL Quinn Bailey and WR Tyrie Cleveland to the active roster.
Surtain, 21, is the son of long-time NFL cornerback Patrick Surtain. He was a unanimous First Team All-American as a junior. The Broncos drafted Surtain with the No. 9 overall pick.
Surtain signed a four-year, $20,962,629 contract with the Broncos that includes a $12,605,549 signing bonus. The Broncos will have a fifth-year option to pick up on him in 2024.
In 2021, Surtain appeared in 16 games for the Broncos, recording 58 tackles and intercepting four passes, returning one for a touchdown.