News surfaced Tuesday morning that Broncos rookies Dalton Risner and Drew Lock could miss the start of training camp while continuing to negotiate their contracts.
By lunch time, at least one of the two appears ready to report to Dove Valley for work on Wednesday. According to Nicki Jhabvala of The Athletic, Risner has agreed to terms.
Per source, the Broncos have agreed to terms with second-round pick Dalton Risner. He is expected to sign later today.
Fellow second-round pick Drew Lock is the only remaining pick who has yet to agree to terms.
— Nicki Jhabvala (@NickiJhabvala) July 16, 2019
A little while later, Mike Klis reported the terms of the deal.
Broncos and LG Dalton Risner have reached agreement on four-year deal, per source. He will get signing bonus of $3,214,388. First two years will be fully guaranteed. Total deal will be worth a little more than $7 million. #9sports
— Mike Klis (@MikeKlis) July 16, 2019
Risner was all smiles when the Broncos later posted a picture to their own Twitter account of the Wiggins, Colorado native signing the deal.
A dream come true for the kid from Wiggins, Colo.@Dalton_Risner66 has signed his rookie contract!
— Denver Broncos (@Broncos) July 16, 2019
Now fans will wait to see if the Broncos and second-round pick Lock can finalize a deal in time for the start of training camp. Players report on Wednesday with the first practice scheduled for Thursday morning.