Broncos Officially Pick Up DE Derek Wolfe’s Option


According to Mike Klis, the Denver Broncos have officially picked up the $1 million option on DE Derek Wolfe’s contract for the 2019 season on Thursday.

Broncos executive VP John Elway confirmed they were making this move, so this isn’t a big surprise. 

Wolfe, 29, is a former second-round pick of the Broncos back in 2012. He’s entering the final year of his four-year, $36.7 million contract that included $17.5 million guaranteed and stands to make a base salary of $8 million for the 2019 season.

In 2018, Wolfe appeared in all 16 games for the Broncos and recorded 43 tackles, 1.5 sacks, an interception, a fumble recovery and six pass defenses.

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