With backup quarterback Paxton Lynch expected to miss at least the first month of the regular season, the Denver Broncos quickly turned to a familiar face Saturday, signing Brock Osweiler to a one-year deal.
Osweiler, who spent his first four years in the league with the Broncos, was released by the Cleveland Browns earlier this week. The Broncos will pay Osweiler the veterans’ minimum of $775,000.
Trent Brown Elite Jersey
Robin Ventura Elite Jersey I think with the opportunity we had to get Brock back, we’re excited about that opportunity to have that experience there with Brock,” said Broncos president of football operations/general manager John Elway. Plus with Paxton, you never know with the throwing shoulder.”
The Browns, who owed Osweiler $16 million after his release, will now pay him $15.225 million. Osweiler’s deal with the Broncos is pending a physical on Monday.
It takes a lot of time, obviously a lot of effort, and a lot of fights just to get in the position to where you’re making a lot of money, Ariel Helwani of MMAFighting.com said. People think that just because you make it to the UFC that you’ve made it 鈥?and it can take you 10 years to get to the UFC 鈥?but typically unless you’re some kind of big free agent signing that they’ve signed, you’re going to come in making $10,000 to show and $10,000 if you win. You might get a bonus here and there, but you’re not making big money at all.