BRONCOS SIGN DT SIONE FUA; PLACE DT KEVIN VICKERSON ON INJURED RESERVE

By: Broncos PR Email
By: Broncos PR Email

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — The Denver Broncos on Wednesday signed free-agent defensive tackle Sione Fua and placed defensive tackle Kevin Vickerson on injured reserve, it was announced.
Fua (6-0, 310 pounds) is a third-year player who saw action in 27 games (12 starts) for Carolina over the last three seasons after being drafted by the Panthers in the third round (97th overall) of the 2011 NFL Draft. His career totals include 32 tackles (19 solo) and one forced fumble.
He started 11 games as a rookie in 2011 before being sidelined by a hamstring injury late in the season. He contributed 17 tackles (8 solo) in a career-high 13 games (1 start) last season for the Panthers. Fua was waived by Carolina on Nov. 12.
A second-team All-Pacific 10 Conference selection at Stanford University as a senior, Fua played 50 career games (31 starts) for the Cardinal and totaled 80 tackles, 16 tackles for a loss, nine sacks, two forced fumbles and one fumble recovery.
Fua attended Crespi Carmelite High School in Encino, Calif., and was born on June 15, 1988. His name is pronounced see-OH-nay FOO-ah. He will wear jersey No. 98.


KKTV firmly believes in freedom of speech for all and we are happy to provide this forum for the community to share opinions and facts. We ask that commenters keep it clean, keep it truthful, stay on topic and be responsible. Comments left here do not necessarily represent the viewpoint of KKTV 11 News.

If you believe that any of the comments on our site are inappropriate or offensive, please tell us by clicking “Report Abuse” and answering the questions that follow. We will review any reported comments promptly.

powered by Disqus
KKTV 520 E. Colorado Colorado Springs, CO 80903 Office: (719) 634-2844 Fax: (719) 632-0808 News Fax: (719) 634-3741
Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 233712571 - kktv.com/a?a=233712571
Gray Television, Inc.