Broncos Sign Second-Round OL Dalton Risner


According to the Athletic’s Nicki Jhabvala, the Broncos signed second-round OL Dalton Risner to a four-year rookie contract.

This leaves just one member of the Broncos draft class, QB Drew Lock, unsigned. Lock could potentially hold out from the start of Broncos training camp on Wednesday.

Pick Round Player Pos. College Note
20. 1. Noah Fant TE Iowa Signed
41. 2. Dalton Risner OL Kansas State  
42. 2. Drew Lock QB Missouri  
71. 3. Dre’Mont Jones DT Ohio State Signed
156. 5. Justin Hollins LB Oregon Signed
187. 6. Juwann Winfree WR Colorado Signed


Risner, 23, was the No. 41 overall pick by the Broncos out of Kansas State. He was named the 2018 Big 12 offensive lineman of the year, received first-team All-Big 12 honors, and was a Campbell Trophy, Wuerffel Trophy and Lombardi Trophy finalist. 

According to, Risner receives a four-year, $7,259,142 rookie contract including a $3,299,376 signing bonus. 

Lance Zierlein compares him to Bears C Cody Whitehair.

During his college career at Kansas State, Risner was a four-year starter and appeared in 50 games for the Wildcats. 

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