The Denver Broncos have signed DeMarcus Ware to a three-year, $30 million contract.
Filed to ESPN: Pending a physical, former Cowboys DE DeMarcus Ware reached agreement with Broncos on 3-year, $30M contract include $20M gtd.— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) March 12, 2014
Ware, 31, was released by the Dallas Cowboys as a salary cap casualty just ahead of the start of 2014 NFL Free Agency on Tuesday. The former 2005 first round pick (No. 11 overall) out of Troy averaged 15.5 sacks per season before a string of injuries dropped to his total to a career-low 6.0 sacks in 2013. The seven-time Pro Bowler has missed just three contests in his nine-year career.
Denver has always seemed like a strong landing spot for free agent DE Jared Allen, but Ware has more juice left in the tank and would form one of the league’s most imposing pass-rush duos opposite Von Miller.
With Peyton Manning’s window slowly closing, Elway is doing his best to keep his organization in Super Bowl contention. The team already landed CB Aqib Talib and SS T.J. Ward on Tuesday.
Written By Michael Gartman
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