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.
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.