Denver Broncos Release RB Chase Edmonds

The Denver Broncos are cutting ties with one of their midseason additions. Per ESPN's Adam Schefter, the team is releasing running back Chase Edmonds, saving them a crucial $5.92 million in cap space.

Edmonds was a throw-in on the trade that sent Bradley Chubb to the Miami Dolphins. Edmonds was playing on a two-year, $12.1 million deal he signed with the Dolphins in 2022. He failed to distinguish himself in his brief tenure with the Broncos, compiling 186 yards from scrimmage over five appearances. He's best known for his four years with the Arizona Cardinals; he totalled 2472 yards from scrimmage and 14 touchdowns over 57 appearances.

The move brings the Broncos up to roughly $13.98 million in cap space, per overthecap. They'll have an opportunity to improve their roster with careful, meticulous moves, but it's hard to imagine anything dramatic enough to drastically alter their league-worst offense. More than likely, they'll hope new head coach Sean Payton's scheming and playcalling will be the antidote they need.

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