The Denver Broncos have waived safety Duke Ihenacho, opening a roster spot that could be filled by linebacker D.J. Williams.
Williams was reinstated Monday after sitting out the first nine games of the season while serving two separate NFL suspensions. He'll practice Wednesday for the first time since training camp, where he was relegated to individual drills and backup duty while the Broncos prepared his replacements for the regular season.
The Broncos (6-3) can evaluate Williams over the next few days before activating him to the 53-man roster. Coach John Fox said the coaching staff needs to see him practice before making any decisions.
The team's leading tackler in five of the past eight seasons, Williams said Monday that it was difficult to watch his teammates play without him, ''but I did the crime, gotta do the time. It's over with now. Hopefully, I can move on and help my team continue to keep winning.''
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