Denver Broncos re-sign Pro Bowl long snapper Casey Kreiter

By Anne Rowe for DPS board, March 14, 2019

Denver AP Published 1:58 p.m. ET M arch 7, 2019 ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Broncos Pro Bowl long snapper Casey Kreiter signed a 1 year, $1 million contract to stay in Denver on Thursday, the same day the team formally launched strong security Darian Stewart. The fourth-year professional from Iowa was set to become a limited complimentary agent next week. Kreiter became the first long snapper in franchise history to earn a Pro Bowl berth last season after he snapped 146 times (85 punts, 35 extra points, 25 field objectives and a fake punt) without an unplayable delivery. Kreiter has appeared in 42 video games for the Broncos the last three seasons. An All-Big 10 Conference selection at Iowa, he joined the NFL as a college free agent with Dallas in 2014 and competed in the Cowboys’ training camp in 2014 -15 before signing with Denver in 2016. Kreiter’s finalizing came on the exact same day Stewart’s release ended up being authorities. With cornerback Bradley Roby set to relocation on in free company, only cornerback Chris Harris Jr. will stay from the famed “No-Fly Zone” secondary that was the backbone of Denver’s Super Bowl season 3 years earlier. The Broncos cut safety T.J. Ward in 2017 and traded cornerback Aqib Talib to the Rams last year. With the Broncos going 11 -21 over the last 2 seasons, Harris said, “every veteran is on a nonguaranteed offer.” In addition to Stewart, linebacker Brandon Marshall has been notified he’s not being kept, and the Broncos are also letting defensive deal with Domata Peko test the open market. Stewart was slated to count $6.37 million versus the cap in 2019. The ninth-year pro, who had 2 years left on his agreement, had started 61 games for Denver because 2015, collecting 250 deals with, 9 interceptions, 24 pass separations, two required fumbles and two fumble recoveries. Thank you! You’re almost signed up for Sports Keep an eye out for an e-mail to confirm your newsletter registration. ___ More AP NFL: https://apnews. com/tag/NFL and https://twitter. com/AP_NFL ___ Follow Arnie Melendrez Stapleton on Twitter: http://twitter. com/arniestapleton Copyright 2019 The Associated Press. All rights scheduled. This material might not be published, broadcast, reworded or rearranged.