The Denver Broncos have finalized their 53-man roster ahead of the 2023 NFL season. Which players did they move on from as roster cuts happened on Tuesday? Plus, Sean Payton orchestrated a trade for one of his former players.

Denver Broncos trim their roster to 53 players

The Broncos began trimming their roster from 90 to 53 players on Sunday and worked through Tuesday to finalize it. Who are the players that Denver moved on from?

Denver Broncos roster cuts

  • WR Kendall Hinton
  • OT Isaiah Prince
  • CB Delonte Hood
  • WR Nick Williams
  • WR J.J. Koski
  • LB Austin Ajiake
  • TE Tommy Hudson
  • WR Montrell Washington
  • WR Taylor Grimes
  • WR Josh Hammond
  • DL PJ Mustipher
  • OL Henry Byrd
  • DL Haggai Chisom Ndubuisi
  • QB Ben DiNucci
  • OLB Aaron Patrick
  • Safety Devon Key
  • DL Jordan Jackson
  • CB Art Green
  • LB Seth Benson
  • CB Faion Hicks
  • RB Tyler Badie
  • DL Tyler Lancaster
  • TE Albert Okwuegbunam
  • OG Will Sherman
  • OLB Christopher Allen
  • K Brett Maher
  • RB Dwayne Washington
  • OL Kyle Fuller
  • OLB Marcus Haynes
  • OT Demontrey Jacobs
  • DL Mike Purcell
  • CB Fabian Moreau
  • WR Marquez Callaway
  • WR Lil’Jordan Humphrey
  • OL Quinn Bailey
  • DL Tomasi Laulile

Denver Broncos 53-man roster is set

What does the Denver Broncos 53-man roster look like? Here’s an extensive look at offense, defense, and special teams.

Broncos 53-man roster – Offense (23):

Quarterback: Russell Wilson, Jarrett Stidham.

Running Back: Javonte Williams, Samaje Perine, Jaleel McLaughlin.

Fullback: Michael Burton.

Tight End: Greg Dulcich, Adam Trautman, Nate Adkins, Chris Manhertz.

Wide Receiver: Courtland Sutton, Jerry Jeudy, Marvin Mims, Brandon Johnson.

Offensive Tackle: Mike McGlinchey, Garett Bolles, Cam Fleming, Alex Palczewski.

Center: Lloyd Cushenberry, Alex Forsyth.

Offensive Guard: Ben Powers, Quinn Meinerz, Luke Wattenberg.

Broncos 53-man roster – Defense (27):

Cornerback: Patrick Surtain, Damarri Mathis, Tremon Smith, Riley Moss, Essang Bassey, K’Waun Williams, Ja’Quan McMillian.

Safety: Justin Simmons, Caden Sterns, P.J. Locke, Kareem Jackson, JL Skinner, Delarrin Turner-Yell.

Outside Linebacker: Randy Gregory, Jonathon Cooper, Frank Clark, Nik Bonitto, Thomas Incoom.

Defensive Line: Zach Allen, Jonathan Harris, Matt Henningsen, D.J. Jones, Elijah Garcia.

Inside Linebacker: Alex Singleton, Josey Jewell, Drew Sanders, Justin Strnad.

Broncos 53-man roster – Special Teams (3):

Kicker: Broncos traded with the New Orleans Saints for Wil Lutz. Denver sent over a 2024 7th-round pick.

Punter: Riley Dixon

Long-Snapper: Mitchell Fraboni

Denver is expected to place three players on short-term IR on Wednesday, while several players who were released on Tuesday could be in line to return after being released as a procedural move.