Re-Signing Brandon Marshall Key to Keeping Broncos’ Super Bowl Defense Intact

June 14, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

This offseason, the dominant storylines regarding the Denver Broncos defense have revolved around two things: the departure of players like defensive end Malik Jackson and linebacker Danny Trevathan and the ongoing (and sometimes contentious) contract talks with outside linebacker Von Miller.
Well, similar negotiations have been taking place with inside linebacker Brandon Marshall. While Miller's eventual megadeal will no doubt dwarf Marshall's new pact, keeping the latter around was just as important to Denver's hopes for a return trip to the Super Bowl.
Mike Klis of 9News in Denver was among the first to report Tuesday that the 26-year-old Marshall and the Broncos had agreed to terms on a four-year contract extension:
Ian Rapoport of NFL.com shared details of the new pact:
For Marshall, who had balked at signing his $2.55 million restricted free-agent tender while the two sides negotiated, Tuesday marks the culmination of a true rags-to-riches story. Marshall...

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