The Broncos released ILB Akin Ayodele on Tuesday.
Ayodele, a ninth-year veteran, had started both preseason games for Denver after signing with the team this offseason. He made eight tackles in those two outings.
ILB Joe Mays was Ayodele's primary backup and he's expected to become the new starter. The Broncos acquired Mays from the Eagles for RB J.J. Arrington and a draft pick in late July.
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