The Denver Broncos failed to add one former Indianapolis teammate of new quarterback Peyton Manning on Friday, but did attract a familiar target for the four-time Most Valuable Player.
The Atlanta-based representatives for unrestricted free agent tight end Jacob Tamme told The Sports Xchange that the four-year veteran, who visited with Denver officials earlier this week, has agreed to a three-year contract. The deal is believed to include a "base" value of $9 million.
The Sports Xchange reported earlier Friday that Tamme was seeking a deal worth $3-$3.5 million per year.
The agreement for Tamme came on the same day the Broncos agreed to terms with Houston Texans' unrestricted tight end Joel Dreessen. Financial details of Dreessen's contract were not immediately available. Despite the additions of two tight ends, Denver was unable to close a deal with veteran center Jeff Saturday. A close friend and confidant of Manning, Saturday opted to sign with Green Bay.
The accords with Dre...