The Denver Broncos have reached the league-mandated, 53-player roster limit.
The team announced Saturday that veterans RB Lance Ball, C/G C.J. Davis, RB Jeremiah Johnson, C/G Ryan Lilja and TE Jake O’Connell were released.
DE Jeremy Beal, C/G Philip Blake, T Paul Cornick, DT Romney Fuga, DT Ben Garland, CB Aaron Hester, LB Damien Holmes, WR Tavarres King, T Vinston Painter, S Ross Rasner, WR Gerell Robinson, WR Lamaar Thomas and DE John Youboty were all waived.
In addition, linebackers Stewart Bradley and Lerentee McCray and defensive end Quanterus Smith were placed on injured reserve.
Linebacker Von Miller was designated as reserve/suspended and will not count against the active roster during the first six weeks of the season.
The Broncos can establish their eight player practice squad beginning at 10 a.m. MDT.
Broncos Week 1 Unofficial Depth Chart
|WR||Demaryius Thomas||Andre Caldwell|
|LT||Ryan Clady||Chris Clark|
|LG||Zane Beadles||Chris Kuper|
|C||Manny Ramirez||Steve Vallos|
|RG||Louis Vasquez||John Moffitt|
|RT||Orlando Franklin||Chris Clark|
|TE||Julius Thomas||Joel Dreessen||Jacob Tamme||Virgil Green|
|WR||Eric Decker||Trindon Holliday|
|WR||Wes Welker||Eric Decker|
|QB||Peyton Manning||Brock Osweiler||Zac Dysert|
|RB||Ronnie Hillman||Montee Ball||Knowshon Moreno||Jacob Hester
|LDE||Derek Wolfe||Malik Jackson|
|DT||Kevin Vickerson||Mitch Unrein|
|NT||Terrance Knighton||Sylvester Williams|
|RDE||Robert Ayers||Shaun Phillips|
|SLB||Nate Irving||Shaun Phillips|
|MLB||Wesley Woodyard||Paris Lenon|
|WLB||Danny Trevathan||Steven Johnson|
|LCB||Champ Bailey||Chris Harris||Quentin Jammer|
|RCB||Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie||Tony Carter||Kayvon Webster|
|SS||Duke Ihenacho||Mike Adams|
|FS||Rahim Moore||David Bruton||Omar Bolden|
|PR||Trindon Holliday||Wes Welker|
|KR||Trindon Holliday||Omar Bolden|