Posted Fri Sep 16th by Jon Heath
The Broncos, amidst battling many injuries, will be bringing several players in for workouts next week. Per NFL Network‘s Jason La Canfora, veteran safety Darren Sharper is among the players Denver will workout.
Sharper could relieve fellow veteran Brian Dawkins — who came out in certain situations Monday — on passing downs for the Broncos. Sharper would also provide depth to the secondary and has connections to Denver’s coaching staff.
Sharper played under Broncos defensive coordinator Dennis Allen the previous two seasons in New Orleans. La Canfora however speculates that Sharper will not sign with the team this week, but rather provide an emergency option down the road in case of any injury.
According to the report, the Broncos will also workout a defensive lineman and four running backs, Thomas Clayton among them. Clayton bounced on and off the rosters of the New England Patriots and Cleveland Browns last season before most recently being claimed off waivers by the Seattle Seahawks.
The Seahawks have released Clayton and he worked out for the Miami Dolphins last week, per La Canfora. Clayton appeared in one game last season (with New England) and rushed 6 times for 17 yards. He would provide another option at running back for the Broncos with Knowshon Moreno battling a hamstring injury.
Don’t be surprised if the Broncos make a few roster transactions in the coming days, stay tuned for updates.