Broncos Release TE Nick Vannett

Mike Klis of 9 News reports that the Broncos have released TE Nick Vannett on Tuesday. 

Nick Vannett

Vannett, 28, is a former third-round pick in the 2016 NFL Draft by the Seahawks out of Ohio State. He was in the final year of his four-year, $3,056,880 rookie contract when Seattle traded him to the Steelers a few years ago. 

Vannett finished out his contract before agreeing to a two-year, $5.7 million contract with the Broncos last year. 

According to, releasing Vannett will free up $2,678,125 of available cap space while creating $875,000 in dead money. 

In 2020, Vannett appeared in 15 games for the Broncos and caught 14 passes for 95 yards receiving and a touchdown. 

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