Around the AFC West: DeMarcus Ware Retires; Peyton Manning Weighs In

Posted Mar 14, 2017

News and notes from around the AFC West

Here’s a look at some headlines from around the AFC West a week into free agency:

Denver Broncos

- Linebacker DeMarcus Ware announced his retirement from the NFL after a 12-year career.
- Former Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning shared his thoughts on the retirement of Ware.
- Broncos signed nose tackle Domato Peko after he spent 11 seasons with the Cincinnati Bengals.
- Here’s a look at how Peko could fit in with another new Bronco, defensive lineman Zach Kerr, on the line.
- The Broncos also signed outside linebacker Kasim Edebali to a one-year deal.
- The Broncos came to terms with offensive linemen Ronald Leary and Menelik Watson.

San Diego Chargers

- Via, an in-depth look at what happens behind closed doors at the NFL’s Scouting Combine.
- Five things to know about new Chargers offensive lineman Russell Okung, who compared running back Melvin Gordon to a “young Marshawn Lynch.”
- Chargers released offensive lineman King Dunlap.
- The Chargers retained safety Jahleel Addae, long snapper Mike Windt and backup quarterback Kellen Clemens.

Oakland Raiders

- Raiders signed wide receiver Cordarrelle Patterson after he spent four years with the Minnesota Vikings. Patterson will presumably be in the mix to return kicks for Oakland next season.
- Raiders signed offensive lineman Marshall Newhouse. Here are five things to know about Newhouse.
- An update on the rehab of starting quarterback Derek Carr.



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