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Wide receivers Greg Orton and Quincy McDuffie were waived/injured Sunday as the Denver Broncos got a jump start on the first round of cuts by waiving 11 players.
Orton spent the past two seasons on Denver's practice squad. The former Purdue player was having a good training camp and had a shot at making the roster when he sprained an ankle during the team's stadium scrimmage on Aug. 3 and never returned to action.
McDuffie hoped to challenge for a spot as a returner, but the speedster from Central Florida was hampered by a troublesome hamstring.
The Broncos must make two more cuts by Tuesday's deadline to trim rosters to 75.
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The Denver Broncos announced Sunday that 11 players have been waived to trim the roster to 77 players – two days before the official deadline to cut down the roster to the required 75 players on Tuesday. Wide receiver Kemonte’ Bateman, cornerback Mario Butler, tackle Manase Foketi,
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According to Mike Klis of the Denver Post, Broncos rookie running back Montee Ball was working with the starting offense today.
Yes, it was RB Montee Ball working with Peyton Manning's first-team offense. Ronnie Hillman was carrying around a football everywhere.
— Mike Klis (@MikeKlis) August 26, 2013
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