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Denver Broncos Sign Former University Of Colorado LB Brian Iwuh, Release S Kyle McCarthy

According to the Post's Jeff Legwold, the Denver Broncos have signed linebacker Brian Iwuh:

The Broncos on Tuesday signed former Colorado linebacker Brian Iwuh, giving the team a proven special teams player on the roster for Sunday's playoff game against the Steelers.

Iwuh spent the 2010 and 2011 with the Chicago Bears, where he appeared in 27 games and recorded 32 tackles. Prior to his stint with the Bears, Iwuh spent four seasons with the Jacksonville Jaguars, where he appeared in 58 games. As Legwold noted, Iwuh has plenty of experience as a special teams player.

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To make room for Iwuh, the team released safety Kyle McCarthy. McCarthy appeared in just four regular season games in 2011.

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