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Denver Broncos signing defensive tackle Shamar Stephen

Dec 13, 2020; Tampa, Florida, USA; Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady (12) throws a pass as Minnesota Vikings defensive tackle Shamar Stephen (93) defends during the second half at Raymond James Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

The Denver Broncos have agreed to terms with defensive tackle Shamar Stephen, Denver’s 9 News reported Tuesday.

The Minnesota Vikings released Stephen last month to clear $3.75 million in salary cap space.

Stephen, 30, started all 16 games for the Vikings last season and tallied 34 tackles and three quarterback hits.

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A seventh-round pick by Minnesota in 2014, Stephen has 173 tackles, 4.5 sacks and three fumble recoveries in 98 games (65 starts) with the Vikings and Seattle Seahawks (2018).

–Field Level Media