NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Sunday the Denver Broncos signed DT Dwayne Harris to a three-year, $18 million deal, per a source informed of the deal.
The Broncos were expected to use their $16.9 million cap space on a new defensive tackle after releasing Cameron Wake and Brandon Marshall, but Harris was an option.
The 6-foot-4, 305-pound Harris started all 16 games for the Broncos last season, playing all 13.
Harris had 11 tackles and a sack in 16 regular-season games.
He played in all 13 playoff games and recorded two sacks.
The Chargers had been interested in Harris but ultimately declined to extend his contract, per Rapoports tweet.
Harris will join the team on a one year deal.
Harris is expected to receive $3.5 million per year in guaranteed money in his new deal, which will carry a $1.8 million signing bonus.
He will earn $5.75 million guaranteed.
He is the sixth overall pick in the 2016 NFL Draft.
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