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

NFL Betting News and Notes Week 4 on Tue, Sep 2016 by Blade
2nd half on Mon, Sep 2016 by Timmy1961
added play on Mon, Sep 2016 by Timmy1961
mon night pro play on Mon, Sep 2016 by Timmy1961

Top NFL Public Bets

NFL Top Stories

Thumbnail Updated Super Bowl LI Odds With three weeks in the books, here's a look at the updated odds for each of the top contenders to win Super Bowl LI in Houston.
Thumbnail NFL Week 4 Las Vegas Odds How do bookmakers from Las Vegas view the action in Week 4 of the NFL? Let's take a look.
Thumbnail Falcons vs. Saints Prediction Are the Saints the best play on the board in tonight's Monday Night Football clash between New Orleans and the Falcons at 8:30PM ET?
Thumbnail Falcons vs. Saints Injury Report Will the Falcons have a healthy receiving corps tonight against the Saints? How banged-up is New Orleans? Here's a quick injury report on tonight's Monday Night...
Thumbnail Falcons vs. Saints Public Betting What does the Public Betting say about tonight’s matchup between the Atlanta Falcons and the New Orleans Saints? Get the latest...
More inNFL Articles  

NFL Team Pages

Advertisement