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
Interpreting Elway's Comments About RomoWith the NFL Owners' meeting underway, Broncos GM John Elway was asked about the Tony Romo situation. His response was intriguing.
Mile High HuddleMonday at 4:05 PM
Denver's Biggest Needs Heading Into The DraftMore than two weeks out from the opening bell of free agency, the Broncos still have some big roster needs.
Mile High HuddleSunday at 2:00 PM
Could A Romo Resolution Come This Weekend?With the NFL Owner's Meetings on the schedule this weekend, could we finally see a resolution to Romo Watch?
Mile High HuddleSaturday at 2:42 PM
How Denver's Free Agent Haul Bolstered O-LineThe Broncos committed significant resources in free agency to bolster the offensive trenches. One of Denver's leading O-line analysts, Doc Bear, breaks down the free agent…
Mile High HuddleSaturday at 9:46 AM