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Aug 6, 2013 6:10 PM by Greg Smith

Broncos sign Free Agent Tight End Deangelo Peterson

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. - The Denver Broncos on Tuesday signed free-agent tight end Deangelo Peterson, it was announced.

Peterson (6-3, 243 pounds) is a first-year player from Louisiana State University who spent last season on Washington's practice squad after signing with St. Louis as a college free agent.

He played 50 collegiate games (10 starts) for the Tigers and finished his career with 39 receptions for 459 yards (11.8 avg.) with three touchdowns.

A two-sport athlete (football, basketball) at Desire Street Academy in Baton Rouge, La., Peterson was born on Jan. 11, 1989.

Peterson will wear jersey No. 86.

 

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