Broncos Free Agents 2012: 17 Players Due To Become Unrestricted Free Agents

The Denver Broncos had a much-publicized and unexpected resurgent season in 2011, with young quarterback Tim Tebow leading the team to the postseason and an upset win over the Pittsburgh Steelers before meeting their match in the New England Patriots. Although the Broncos can be very pleased with how their season ended -- especially compared to expectations before it began -- they are certainly looking for ways to beef up their offense and improve their defense in 2012.

Denver will need to begin with looking at which players to retain for next year. Free agent season begins on March 17, at which point they will need to know where they stand with the 22 players who are due to enter some form of free agency. Here is the full list of impending Broncos free agents, courtesy of Mac's Football Blog.

Exclusive Rights Free Agents (3)

RB Lance Ball
OT Chris Clark
P Britton Colquitt

Restricted Free Agents (2)

WR Matthew Willis
DT Ryan McBean

Unrestricted Free Agents (17)

QB Brady Quinn
FB Spencer Larsen
WR Eddie Royal
TE Daniel Fells
TE Dante Rosario
OL Russ Hochstein
OL Manny Ramirez
DE Derrick Harvey
DE Jason Hunter
DT Brodrick Bunkley
DT Marcus Thomas
LB Mario Haggan
LB Joe Mays
LB Wesley Woodyard
CB Jonathan Wilhite
S Brian Dawkins
K Matt Prater

For all news and information regarding the Denver Broncos, please visit Mile High Report.

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