Broncos Tried Out 12 Players Including DT Will Sutton & TE Gavin Escobar

     

According to Aaron Wilson, the Denver Broncos brought in 12 players for tryouts on Tuesday including DT Will Sutton and TE Gavin Escobar.

The full list of tryouts for the Broncos includes:

  1. LB Houston Bates
  2. DT Paul Boyette
  3. OLB Jayrone Eliott
  4. TE Gavin Escobar
  5. LB Connor Harris
  6. DB Rickey Jefferson
  7. DB Jordan Moore
  8. DB J.R. Nelson
  9. LB Marcus Rush
  10. DB D’Joun Smith
  11. DB Malik Smith
  12. DT Will Sutton

Sutton, 25, was taken in the third round of the 2014 NFL draft by the Bears. He was in the final year of his four-year, $2,851,068 contract and set to make a base salary of $705,000 for the 2017 season when the Bears recently cut him loose back in May.

The Vikings quickly signed Sutton to a deal, but decided to waive him as they trimmed their roster down to the 53-man limit.

In 2016, Sutton appeared in eight games and recorded 15 tackles and no sacks for the Bears.

We have him featured in our Top 50 Available Free Agents list.

Escobar, 26, is a former second-round pick of the Cowboys back in 2013. He played out his four-year, $4.21 million rookie contract with the Cowboys and was testing the open market for the first time in his career when he signed a one-year. $885,000 contract that included $80,000 guaranteed with the Chiefs this offseason.

Unfortunately, Kansas City elected to Escobar loose coming out of the preseason. Escobar had a brief stint with the Ravens this year.

In 2016, Escobar appeared in all 16 games for the Cowboys and caught four passes for 30 yards receiving and one touchdown.

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