Broncos restructure Chris Kuper's contract

The Denver Broncos have restructured veteran offensive guard Chris Kuper's contract, a change that reflects his status as a backup behind Louis Vasquez following a series of ankle surgeries

Kuper's base salary dropped from $4.5 million to a guaranteed $1.05 million with an additional $1.7 million possible to be earned through playing-time incentives, according to the Denver Post.

Kuper is still sidelined with an ankle injury.

The Broncos' starting guards are Vasquez and Zane Beadles.

“Kupe and I have talked about this several times," Broncos coach John Fox said "All that matters for him right now is he gets healthy."

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Aaron Wilson covers the Ravens for The Baltimore Sun.

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Aaron Wilson covers the NFL for National Football Post, his second stint at the Post. He has previously written for Pro Football Talk and FOX Sports-Scout. Entering his 13th year covering the Baltimore Ravens, he's a beat writer for The Baltimore Sun. Wilson has also covered the Jacksonville Jaguars and Tennessee Titans.

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