The Denver Broncos have cut right tackle Ja’Wuan James, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter.
Broncos have cut OT Ja’Waun James, who recently tore his Achilles, per @FieldYates.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) May 14, 2021
The Broncos placed James on the reserve/non-football injury list last week after he tore his Achilles while working out on his own away from the team’s facility.
The release on James will be a post-June 1 designation, meaning the dead money incurred will be split over this year and next.
The news of James’ release comes just after the right tackle sent a tweet saying the NFLPA has to “have our backs‘ if they are advising players not to participate in offseason programs with their teams.
— Ja'Wuan James (@JawuanJames70) May 14, 2021
The former Dolphins first-round pick signed a 4-year, $51M deal with Denver and only played in three games in 2019 due to a knee injury suffered in Week 1.
The Denver Broncos signed Bobby Massie to play right tackle on Wednesday, agreeing to a one-year, $4 million deal.
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