Broncos sign LB Justin Hollins, place OL Nico Falah on IR
The Denver Broncos on Tuesday signed Justin Hollins, the team’s fifth-round selection (No. 163) in the 2019 NFL Draft, to a four-year contract, it was announced. The team also placed offensive lineman Nico Falah (Achilles) on injured reserve.
Hollins started 37-of-52 games played at the University of Oregon, totaling 184 tackles (98 solo), 13 sacks (92 yds.), two interceptions (18 yds., 1 TD), eight forced fumbles and three fumble recoveries. He was chosen honorable-mention All-Pacific-12 Conference following his redshirt senior season after finishing with 64 tackles (38 solo), 6.5 sacks (51 yds.), one interception, eight passes defensed, five forced fumbles and one fumble recovery.
Falah was signed off the New York Jets’ practice squad on Oct. 22, 2018, and spent the rest of the season on the Broncos’ active roster. He was active for one game in 2018 (at Oak., 12/24), but did not see game action.
A two-year starter at the University of Southern California, Falah entered the NFL with the Titans as a college free agent on May 11, 2018.