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Denver Broncos claim quarterback Brandon Allen of waivers

According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the Denver Broncos claimed former Rams quarterback Brandon Allen off waivers.

Former Rams' QB Brandon Allen, released this weekend, was claimed on waivers today by the Denver Broncos, per source. Allen now will be Denver's No. 2 QB, backing up Joe Flacco.

— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) September 1, 2019

With Kevin Hogan and Brett Rypien already released and rookie Drew Lock likely going on the injured reserve, Allen is now the backup to starting quarterback Joe Flacco.

Allen was drafted by the Jacksonville Jaguars back in the sixth-round of the 2016 NFL Draft.