Broncos put right tackle Menelik Watson on IR

Broncos put right tackle Menelik Watson on IR

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) The Denver Broncos have placed right tackle Menelik Watson on injured reserve with a foot injury and signed free agent tackle Cyrus Kouandjio.

Watson got hurt Sunday in Philadelphia.

Kouandjio (pronounced KWAN-jo) is a 6-foot-7, 325-pound fourth-year pro who appeared in 25 games with the Bills from 2014-16. Buffalo selected him in the second round out of Alabama in the 2014 draft.

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Watson signed a three-year, $18.375 million contract with the Broncos in March despite having never played a full season in his four years in Oakland.

Watson ended up making seven starts in Denver this season. He was inactive against the Chargers on Oct. 22 with a calf injury.

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Source: https://www.foxsports.com/nfl/story/broncos-put-right-tackle-menelik-watson-on-ir-110817

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