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Denver Broncos: 5 Players Who Could Really Benefit from New Practice Squad Rule



On Monday, ESPN's Adam Schefter tweeted that the NFL is planning to increase the amount of players that teams can keep on their practice squad from eight to 10:
By next week, NFL is expected to increase size of practice squads to 10 players from 8, per source. So 64 more jobs.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) August 18, 2014 This may not seem like a big deal, but every roster spot matters. When you have a team as deep as the Denver Broncos currently do, the more players the league will let you keep around, the better.
To be eligible for a spot on the practice squad, players must meet a few requirements:
A player can be placed on the practice squad if they don't have an accrued season on an active NFL roster. An accrued season is defined as six games. A player can still be placed on the practice squad if they have an accrued season, so long as they have made fewer than nine appearances on the 45-man active roster. If a player is on the practice squad ...

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