ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) - Denver punter Britton Colquitt has signed his free agent tender that will pay him $1,323,000 next season.
The Broncos gambled slightly by tendering him with a ``right of first refusal'' distinction, a tender that paid him less than the $2,023,000 that comes with a ``second round'' distinction and opened the possibility of other teams making a bid on him.
The Broncos have told Colquitt, who made $615,000 last year, that they hope to discuss a long-term contract before the season.
Colquitt ranked third in the NFL in 2012 in net punting with a 42.1-yard average, second with a 6-yard return average and second with 45 punts inside the 20 with only seven touchbacks.
He is the franchise leader in career gross (46.1) and net (39.5) punting averages.

Recent NFL Discussions

Advertisement

NFL Top Stories

Thumbnail Redskins 2016 Win Total Pick   After being the surprise winner of the NFC East in 2015, can the Washington Redskins find a way to have another big season in...
Thumbnail Bills Season Win Total Prediction Rex Ryan blew into Orchard Park last January with his patented bravado dialed up to 11, but all the swagger in the world couldn’t mask another disappointing...
Thumbnail Chicago Bears Win Total Picks The Chicago Bears find themselves in a competitive NFC North Division. Can they navigate the waters in 2016 to have a winning...
Thumbnail Rams Season Win Total Prediction Amid all the hullaballoo surrounding their move (back) to Los Angeles, the Rams actually lost some fairly significant pieces on the personnel side. Will a new man...
Thumbnail Dolphins Season Win Total Prediction With a new head coach and several fresh faces, will the Miami Dolphins win over or under 7 games in 2016?
More inNFL Articles  

NFL Team Pages

Advertisement