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Broncos release receiver Carlos Henderson

Posted at 1:00 PM, Sep 13, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-13 15:19:08-04

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — Carlos Henderson's second chance ended before the Broncos second game.

After Henderson missed the entire preseason, the Broncos attempted to salvage the receiver's time in Denver by signing him to the practice squad. He joined the group Monday, and was released Thursday per an NFL source, ending his time with the Broncos before he played a down.

Henderson stayed away from training camp as he dealt with personal and family issues. He returned prior to the fourth preseason game. The Broncos cut him from the active roster, but brought him back to the practice squad after he served a one-game suspension for violating the NFL's personal conduct policy following an arrest for marijuana possession. 

Henderson told Denver7 he appreciated the lifeline on the practice squad, but it was short-lived. The Broncos continue to move on from several members of the disappointing 2017 draft class. Henderson is gone, and cornerback Brendan Langley (third round) and receiver Isaiah McKenzie (fifth) remain on the practice squad, while running back De' Angelo Henderson is with the Jets practice squad. Those responsible for salvaging the class include Garett Bolles, Jake Butt and backup quarterback Chad Kelly. 

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