A former second round pick, Attaochu was a key injury replacement in 2019. | Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images
The edge rusher returns on a one year deal.
It appears the Denver Broncos aren’t completely finished making moves just yet. ESPN’s Adam Schefter has reported that Denver has come to an agreement on a one year deal to keep Jeremiah Attaochu in orange and blue.
Broncos reached agreement on a one-year deal with LB Jeremiah Attaochu, per source.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) March 24, 2020
Attaochu was signed on the first of October after Bradley Chubb was lost for the season due to an ACL injury. A former second round pick by the then San Diego Chargers, Attaochu came on late last season. He started the last five games of the season and notched three sacks, four quarterback hits, and a fumble recovery in December.
— Joe Rowles (@JoRo_NFL) December 8, 2019
I personally love this move. Attaochu was signed in part to help improve the Broncos run defense and offer size over Malik Reed. He helped there and also came on as a pass rusher, showing off a nifty ghost move and some nice hand work. With Chubb coming off the injury and Von Miller hitting 31 this offseason, the signing also gives Denver some valuable depth at edge prior to the NFL draft.
— Joe Rowles (@JoRo_NFL) March 24, 2020
This story will be updated as we learn more.