Broncos Sign TE Putzier

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Unrestricted free agent tight end Jeb Putzier re-signed with the Denver Broncos.

Putzier is the 16th free agent signed by Denver this offseason
and the second to stay with the team. Defensive tackle Kenny
Peterson is the other.

Putzier played in the Broncos' last two games last season after
playing six games for the Seattle Seahawks, who waived him on Nov.
26. He signed with the Broncos two weeks later.

Putzier spent his first four NFL seasons in Denver before
playing two seasons in Houston.

At 6-feet-4 and 251 pounds, he is the prototypical blocking
tight end in the Patriots-style offense that new coach Josh
McDaniels brought with him from New England when he replaced
Mike Shanahan as coach.