The Broncos have waived defensive end Quanterus Smith, the Denver Post reports. The team confirmed the move Tuesday. Smith played in 15 games last season as DeMarcus Ware's backup on the line, recording 11 tackles and no sacks. He was placed on the injured reserve with a knee injury before the team's divisional-round loss against the Colts. His role next season could go to Shaquil Barrett, who was added to the roster before that playoff loss.
The Broncos have place linebacker Quanterus Smith on season-ending injured reserve after suffering a knee injury during Thursday's practice, the team has announced. Smith was already declared out for Sunday's game against the Colts. His rookie season ends with 11 totals tackles in 15 games this season for Denver.
Broncos defensive lineman Quanterus Smith has sustained a knee injury is listed as out for Sunday's game against the Colts. Smith was added to the injury report on Thursday and the severity of the injury is unknown. Smith suffered a torn ACL in college and this injury is to the same knee, coach John Fox said Friday. Smith played in 15 games for Denver this season, totaling 11 tackles.
The Broncos declared running back Ronnie Hillman (foot), linebacker Brandon Marshall (foot), defensive back Tony Carter, offensive linemen Michael Schofield and Paul Cornick, tight end Dominique Jones and defensive lineman Quanterus Smith inactive for Monday's game at Cincinnati.
Broncos running back Montee Ball will miss his third straight game with a groin injury. Also out are tackle Paul Cornick and wide receiver Cody Latimer. The following players are questionable: Jacob Tamme, Ronnie Hillman, and Kayvon Webster. Demaryius Thomas, Wes Welker, Malik Jackson, Juwan Thompson, Will Montgomery and Quanterus Smith are all considered probable.