Englewood, Colo. - The Denver Broncos have waived defensive lineman Leon Lett and linebacker Bill Romanowski. The club also officially placed fullback Howard Griffith on the Reserve/Retired list Thursday and designated kicker Jason Elam its "franchise" player.
Lett, 33, signed with the Broncos in 2001 and played in 12 games in his one season with the club.
Romanowski, 35, signed with Denver in 1996 and played in all 96 games in his six seasons.
Griffith, 34, spent the 2001 season on injured reserve (neck) after playing in 59 games the previous four seasons.
Elam, 31, has played nine seasons with the Broncos since being drafted in the third round (70th overall) in the 1993 out of Hawaii.
Broncos release Romo
Mile High Huddle Top Stories
Broncos On The Brink: Jordan TaylorChad Jensen is spotlighting young Broncos on the brink. But are they players on the brink of stardom or obscurity? Today, we focus on wideout Jordan Taylor.
Mile High HuddleYesterday at 9:38 AM
Where Does Devontae Booker Fit in Year 2?With a couple of significant additions at running back this offseason, what can Devontae Booker do to stay on the field?
Mile High HuddleFriday at 6:33 AM
Joseph Is Looking For Specific QB TraitsBroncos head coach Vance Joseph recently pinpointed which traits will determine who wins the starting quarterback competition.
Mile High HuddleThursday at 2:40 PM
Wolfe Focused On Being More Vocal In 2017Derek Wolfe isn't letting the proverbial you-know-what slide in 2017.
Mile High HuddleTuesday at 3:09 PM