Broncos Release List of Cuts

Kicker Paul Ernster is one of ten players released by the team today. Find out who else missed the cut....

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — The Denver Broncos on Tuesday waived 10 players and placed wide receiver Rod Smith (left hip) on their reserve/physically unable to perform list, Head Coach Mike Shanahan announced.

In addition, the club moved tackle Doug Nienhuis (knee) and cornerback Lamont Reid (pectoral) to its reserve/NFL-Europa injured list.

The transactions reduced Denver's roster to the NFL maximum 75-player limit. The Broncos' roster must be reduced to 53 players by Saturday at 4 p.m. MDT.

Beginning Sunday, Denver can establish a practice squad of up to eight players.

The following 10 players were waived by the Broncos on Tuesday:

RB Cedric Cobbs, P Paul Ernster, FB Troy Fleming, S Quentin Harris, TE Teyo Johnson*, WR David Kircus, DE Kenard Lang, K Brandon Pace, WR David Terrell and DT Demetrin Veal.

* - Johnson was waived/injured and will revert to Denver's injured reserve list should he clear waivers.

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