ENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- The Denver Broncos have released veteran cornerback Nate Jones and waived six other players.
Jones, an eighth-year pro, played in all 16 games for the Broncos last season, including three starts, and had 43 tackles.
The Broncos waived third-year players defensive end David Veikune and guard Shawn Murphy, and second-year pro Braxton Kelley, a middle linebacker.
Also waived were three undrafted rookies: running back C.J. Gable of USC, linebacker Deron Mayo of Old Dominion and tackle Curt Porter of Jacksonville State.
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