Kyle Fuller only stayed two hours as a free agent in the market, right after his release from the Chicago Bears. Following it, Denver Broncos was quick to add him to their team.
According to Tom Pelissero of the NFL Network, Fuller has already signed a year contract with the Broncos, worth $9.5 million.
Indeed, as Kyle’s release became official on the league’s transaction wire, Broncos General Manager George Paton bagged his chance right then.
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Kyle Fuller’s Contract
Back then, with the Bears, Fuller was in the last year of the four-year deal he had signed in 2018. Apparently, the deal was worth $56 million against the $182.5 million caps in 2021.
As per ESPN’s Dianna Russini, the Bears had asked if Fuller wanted a pay cut salary; however, he wanted to test the markets.
Therefore, the Bears initially searched for any potential trades of Fuller.
Therewith, it pushed few days for Fuller’s release further for his free agency. After releasing Fuller, the Bears have cleared $11 million off their cap.
Currently, with the Broncos, Kyle Fuller’s deal is worth $9.5 million with $9 million in guaranteed. Most importantly, Kyle Fuller was reunited with Denver head coach Vic Fangio.
As a matter of fact, Fuller and coach Fangio used to be working together from 2015 through 2018; Fangio was Fuller’s defensive coordinator.
Kyle Fuller had 819 yards under Fangio, 264 yards after the catch, four touchdowns, and a league-leading seven interceptions.
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Denver Broncos now
While with the Bears, Kyle Fuller maintained a 70.2 coverage grade with an 87.1 passer rating. Altogether, Fuller had posted 45 receptions on 80 targets for 512 yards.
Alongside the deal, the Broncos has also added corner Ronald Darby to a $30 million deal.
Additionally, they also signed in safety Justin Simmons for $61 million, which has made him the highest-paid safety in the NFL.
Brief Glance on Kyle Fuller
At present, Fuller is a 29 years old NFL veteran with a 69.8 overall grade. The last season, Fuller was an All-Pro with 7 INTs and 21 passes defended.
Furthermore, the first commenced his career after the 2014 NFL Draft, as he was selected 14th overall pick in the first round.
Throughout his career, Fuller has been giving durability in his gameplay. Indeed, he has injuries along his journey, which kept him away from the games.
Well, it’s all set for a new season with the Broncos and Kyle Fuller.