Broncos re-sign DL Zach Kerr to two-year deal

Published: Mar. 16, 2019 at 9:45 AM MDT
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ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — The Denver Broncos re-signed unrestricted free-agent defensive lineman Zach Kerr to a two-year contract, President of Football Operations/General Manager John Elway announced on Saturday.

Kerr (6-2, 334 pounds) is a sixth-year player who appeared in 27 games (1 start) for the Broncos during the last two seasons. He spent his first three years with Indianapolis after being signed by the Colts as a college free agent in 2014 from the University of Delaware.

In 63 career games (9 starts), Kerr has totaled 116 tackles (63 solo), 7.5 sacks (32 yds.), four passes defensed, one forced fumble and one fumble recovery.

During his two seasons with the Broncos, Kerr has registered 52 tackles (25 solo), two sacks (10.5 yds.) and two passes defensed. He appeared in a career-high 16 games for Denver in 2018 and contributed a personal-best 33 tackles (15 solo) to rank third among Broncos defensive linemen.

An All-Colonial Athletic Association honoree at Delaware, Kerr played two seasons for the Blue Hens after transferring from the University of Maryland.

Kerr began his prep career at Quince Orchard High School in Gaithersburg, Md., before spending his senior season at Fork Union (Va.) Military Academy. He was born on Aug. 29, 1990, in Virginia Beach, Va.

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