NFL

Broncos part ways with fullback Gronkowski

Share This Story

   
 

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP)

Chris Gronkowski became an unrestricted free agent after the Denver Broncos declined to issue a contract tender to the third-year fullback Friday.

The Broncos tendered running back Lance Ball, punter Britton Colquitt and backup offensive tackle Chris Clark. The team would have a week to match any offers the restricted free agents might receive between the March 12-19 signing period.

The Broncos also issued contract tenders to defensive tackle Mitch Unrein and cornerback Tony Carter as exclusive rights free agents who can't negotiate with other teams.

The Broncos obtained Gronkowski, the brother of Patriots star tight end Rob Gronkowski, in a trade from the Indianapolis Colts for defensive back Cassius Vaughn last spring.

Gronkowski had one reception for 11 yards and no rushes last season.

Tagged: Broncos, Patriots, Rob Gronkowski, Chris Gronkowski

Related Stories

Member Comments

Please note by clicking on "Post comment" you acknowledge that you have read the Terms of Use and the comment you are posting is in compliance with such terms. Be Polite. Inappropriate posts may be removed by the moderator.

powered by


NFL Videos

NFL Roundtable: Cleveland Browns Posted: Jul 10, 2014
Taking a look at the Cleveland Browns heading into new season and all talk is ce...

NFL Roundtable: Dallas Cowboys Posted: Jul 09, 2014
No strangers to making moves...and headlines...have the Cowboys put themselves i...

Steelers getting younger, ready to take AFC North Posted: Jul 08, 2014
Kirk Morrison on the Steelers' chances in the AFC North.