Originally posted on BroncoTalk  |  Last updated 3/14/12

It looks like defensive tackle Brodrick Bunkley may not be returning to Denver this season, as the Broncos are reportedly close to signing free agent Paul Soliai, who was viewed as a back-up plan if the team was unable to re-sign Bunkley.  Per Yahoo‘s Jason Cole, Soliai is debating a between a five and two-year deal with Denver.

DT Paul Soliai looking at either a 5-year or 2-year deal with Broncos. Debating the options.

— Jason Cole (@JasonColeYahoo) March 14, 2012

Scheduled to visit with the Broncos today, Soliai is a 6-4, 355 pound five-year veteran.  Since 2009, Soliai has recorded 91 tackles, 2.0 sacks and one forced fumble with Miami.

In other free agency news, the Detroit Lions have given wide receiver Calvin Johnson to a seven-year, $132 million deal and the Titans are scheduled to visit with quarterback Peyton Manning sometime today.

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