ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Inclined All-Pro cornerback Kyle Fuller is reuniting with coach Vic Fangio in Denver.
Fuller rapidly agreed to a one-year, $9.5 million contract with the Broncos on Saturday following his release from the Chicago Bears.
Drafted with the No. 14 total expend in 2014, Fuller became an All-Pro in 2018 when he tied for the NFL lead with seven interceptions. That became Fangio’s final season as Chicago’s defensive coordinator earlier than he grew to turn out to be head coach in Denver.
Fuller additionally made the Pro Bowl the next year when he picked off three passes. He had one interception final season.
The feeble defensive relief became coming into the final season of the four-year, $56 million deal he signed in 2018 and became place to count $20 million in opposition to the Bears’ wage cap in 2021.
Chicago replaced Fuller by signing cornerback Desmond Trufant to a one-year contract Saturday.
Broncos frequent manager George Paton made upgrading the secondary his high priority this offseason following a rash of injuries at cornerback in 2020.
Fuller is the 2d free-agent cornerback to worth with Denver this offseason, becoming a member of dilapidated Washington starter Ronald Darby, who signed earlier this week.
Also, the Broncos reached settlement with their franchised safety Justin Simmons on a four-year, $61 million deal Friday.
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