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Broncos Free Agency 2012: Mario Williams Unlikely To Be Broncos Target

The Denver Broncos, who have $49 million in cap space, could, in an ideal world, make its pass-rushing attack even stronger by picking up defensive end Mario Williams in free agency. But the Broncos are unlikely to make a big splash in free agency, and Williams is unlikely to be the exception for the Broncos, according to the Denver Post's Jeff Legwold.

Last season, due to the short free agency period and a desire to avoid potentially handing out bad contracts, the Broncos stayed relatively quiet by signing only two free agents to multi-year deals: Willis McGahee and Ty Warren each signed a two-year contract. The team didn't pursue DeAngelo Williams once it became clear that he wanted a large contract (eventually signing a five-year, $43 million contract with the Carolina Panthers).

Still, envisioning a pass rush of Williams, Elvis Dumervil and Von Miller will be a dream until he chooses his new team. Williams missed most of the 2011 season with a torn pectoral muscle, but the six-year veteran has 53 sacks in his career.

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