Broncos release QB Kelly after trespass arrest
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Kelly made a brief appearance Wednesday morning in Arapahoe County Court where his next court date was set for Nov. 8. Kelly was in the Broncos’ complex about 25 minutes before his court appearance — the two buildings are adjacent in south suburban Denver — and stayed roughly 10 minutes before he left for the courthouse. He was not formally charged.
Kelly, who was a seventh-round pick by the Broncos in the 2017 draft, had no comment before or after his court appearance.
Chad Kelly appears at the Arapahoe County Courthouse Wednesday after being arrested Tuesday. AP Photo/David Zalubowski
In a statement, Broncos president of football operations/general manager John Elway said: “This was a decision that we made as an organization. After reviewing all the information and in talking with Vance (Joseph) and Joe (Ellis), we agreed that releasing Chad was the right thing to do. Even though Chad’s no longer part of our team, we’ve offered to help him however we can and are supportive of him in every