Broncos Cut Joe Mays

In a surprise move, the Broncos have parted ways with Joe Mays.

Mays, who was a starter when healthy for most of the last two years and expected to start at middle linebacker this year, was instead released at the start of training camp.

Last season Mays was a starter to open the season, but he was suspended for one game for a helmet-to-helmet hit on Texans quarterback Matt Schaub, then was lost for the season with a broken leg.

It’s unclear whether anything in particular led the Broncos to cut Mays right now.

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