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Justin Bannan

Justin Bannan - #97 - NT

Status Inactive
Height/Weight 6' 3"/ 312 lbs.
Birthday 04/18/1979
Birthplace Sacramento, CA
College Colorado
Years played 12
Drafted 2002, 5th round, 4th pick by Bills

Middle of 'D' in 2013 a question mark for Denver

Posted Jan. 11, 2013 @ 3:08 p.m. ET
Age and contracts of the Broncos' starters at defensive tackle and middle linebacker could lead to a new group in the middle in 2013.

Broncos' changes up front paying dividends vs. the run

Posted Sept. 21, 2012 @ 4:22 p.m. ET
Despite the loss of DT Ty Warren, the Broncos' run defense has been superb through two games.

Broncos look for Wolfe, others to step up at DT

Posted July 13, 2012 @ 12:07 p.m. ET
Rookie Derek Wolfe is among several Broncos fighting for a starting spot at defensive tackle this summer.

Broncos, DT Bannan reach deal

Posted April 11, 2012 @ 12:53 p.m. ET
The Broncos have signed DL Justin Bannan, giving the team another body at a position of need. Terms and conditions of the deal were not announced.

Report: Rams release Brown, Robbins, Bannan

Posted March 12, 2012 @ 3:33 p.m. ET
The Rams released C Jason Brown and DTs Fred Robbins and Justin Bannan on Monday, according to PFW correspondent Jim Thomas.

Rams' shoddy run defense hard to explain

Posted Dec. 02, 2011 @ 3:21 a.m. ET
Team insiders are having a hard time trying to explain why the Rams' run defense is the worst in the league by a significant margin.

Rams re-sign DT Gibson

Posted Aug. 04, 2011 @ 12:46 p.m. ET
Despite adding two free agents at the position, the Rams re-signed DT Gary Gibson to a one-year deal.

Rams add DT Bannan

Posted July 30, 2011 @ 4:07 p.m. ET
The Rams have signed DT Justin Bannan to a three-year contract, solidifying their defensive front.

Broncos release DTs Williams, Bannan

Posted March 03, 2011 @ 4:57 p.m. ET
The rebuilding process in Denver continued on Thursday as the Broncos released a pair of defensive linemen.

Broncos agree to terms with Bannan

Posted March 06, 2010 @ 9:39 a.m. ET
The Broncos have agreed to terms with NT Justin Bannan on a five-year contract, reports indicate.

Vikings unlikely to keep RB Taylor

Posted Feb. 21, 2010 @ 12:27 p.m. ET
Because other teams are likely to offer him more money and a better opportunity, RB Chester Taylor isn't likely to return to the Vikings next season, according to our Whispers.


Posted April 11, 2012
Veteran defensive tackle Justin Bannan is returning to the Denver Broncos. The 11th-year pro signed a free agent contract with his old club Wednesday. Defensive tackle is one of the Broncos' biggest areas of need. They lost Brodrick Bunkley in free agency and Ryan McBean faces a drug suspension to start the 2012 season, although he and linebacker D.J. Williams are suing the league to have their six-game punishments overturned.||||||| Bannan stated all 16 games for the Broncos in 2010, his only year with the team, before signing last year with St. Louis, where he started 14 games, collecting 35 tackles and one sack. Drafted by Buffalo after a standout career at the University of Colorado, Bannan has played in 144 NFL games with the Bills, Ravens, Broncos and Rams.
Posted March 12, 2012
The St. Louis Rams released Bannan.||||||| The 32-year-old Bannan made 14 starts and totaled 31 tackles.
Posted March 03, 2011
The Denver Broncos continued revamping their roster Thursday by releasing Bannan.||||||| Bannan was due $500,000 next week and $3.5 million next season.
Posted Dec. 05, 2006
Bannan dislocated a toe in the Ravens' 27-0 win over the Steelers on Nov. 26, and will be out for the rest of the season according to the Baltimore Sun.|||||||