Broncos Sign Three Draft Picks

The Denver Broncos have signed fifth-round C Luke Wattenberg to a four-year contract, according to Ryan O’Halloran. 

Mike Klis also reports that the Broncos signed seventh-round DB Faion Hicks to a four-year contract. 

Denver also signed sixth-round DT Matt Henningsen, per O’Halloran. 

They become the first three of Denver’s nine picks in the 2022 NFL Draft to sign. 

Rd Player Pos. Note
2 Nik Bonitto LB  
3 Greg Dulcich TE  
4 Damarri Mathis CB  
4 Eyioma Uwazurike DT  
5 Delarrin Turner-Yell S  
5 Montrell Washington WR  
5 Luke Wattenberg C Signed
6 Matt Henningsen DT Signed
7 Faion Hicks DB Signed


Wattenberg, 24, was a four-year starter at Washington and earned an honorable mention for All-PAC12 as a junior and senior. The Broncos used the No. 171 pick in the 2022 NFL Draft on him. 

He’s projected to sign a four-year, $3,947,719 contract that includes a $287,719 signing bonus. 

During his five-year college career, he appeared in 54 games and started 48, including 27 at left guard, 16 at center, and five at left tackle. 


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