POmar Bolden
DB CHI (9)
2 days ago

Bolden (knee) has been released by the Bears, ESPN's Adam Caplan reports.

EDGE Analysis

Bolden signed with the Bears back in March, but will now hit the free agent market just four months later. The veteran suffered a PCL sprain during the Broncos' playoff run last season, but will hope to return to health and catch on elsewhere as a reserve safety and special teams contributor.

POmar Bolden
DB CHI (9)
4 months ago

The Bears and Bolden agreed to a contract Thursday, the Chicago Tribune reports.

EDGE Analysis

The defections from head coach John Fox's previous employer, the Broncos, continue, as Bolden is the fourth such player to move from Denver to Chicago this offseason. In four seasons in the Mile-High City, Bolden served primarily on special teams, racking up 27 tackles in that domain while returning at least 13 kickoffs in three campaigns. Expect him to serve in a similar capacity with the Bears.

POmar Bolden
DB CHI (9)
6 months ago

Bolden (knee) has been placed on season-ending injured reserve, USA Today's Lindsay Jones reports.

EDGE Analysis

The Broncos' primary kick returner and a key reserve on defense, Bolden suffered a sprained PCL during Sunday's win over the Steelers. The Broncos may turn to Emmanuel Sanders or Andre Caldwell to hand kickoff returns against the Patriots on Sunday.

POmar Bolden
DB CHI (9)
6 months ago

Bolden (knee) suffered a PCL sprain during Sunday's playoff win over the Steelers and will miss the remainder of this season, The Denver Post reports.

EDGE Analysis

Bolden had missed the Broncos' previous four games due to a hamstring ailment. While he'll be unavailable following Sunday's injury, Bolden reportedly won't need surgery to repair his knee issue. With him out, Denver's secondary losses a bit of depth ahead of Sunday's AFC Championship Game against the Patriots.

POmar Bolden
DB CHI (9)
2 years ago

The Broncos are considering moving S Omar Bolden to cornerback.

Bolden was a rotational safety with Denver last season, playing on a career-high 211 snaps. T.J. Ward, Rahim Moore, Quinton Carter, and Duke Ihenacho are locked in as the Broncos' top four safeties. Bolden's best chance at making the team could be as the No. 5 corner. A 2012 fourth-round pick, Bolden will remain a deep reserve if he keeps his roster spot.

POmar Bolden
DB CHI (9)
2 years ago

The Broncos are considering moving S Omar Bolden back to cornerback.

Bolden was a rotational safety with Denver last season, playing on a career-high 211 snaps. T.J. Ward, Rahim Moore, Quinton Carter, and Duke Ihenacho are currently locked in as the Broncos' top four safeties, so Bolden's best chance at making the team could be as the No. 5 corner. A 2012 fourth pick, Bolden will remain a deep reserve if he keeps his roster spot.

POmar Bolden
DB CHI (9)
3 years ago

According to the Denver Post, Broncos CB Omar Bolden has been converted to safety.

A 2012 fourth rounder, Bolden is in a fight for his roster spot. Bolden saw just 81 snaps on defense as a rookie, and was ineffective. Beat writer believes Bolden and veteran DB Quentin Jammer are squaring off for one roster spot.

POmar Bolden
DB CHI (9)
3 years ago

Broncos secondary coach Corey Undlin hinted 2012 fourth-round CB Omar Bolden is competing just to keep his roster spot in 2013.

Champ Bailey, Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie, and Chris Harris are locked in as Denver's top three corners. Tony Carter is No. 4, and they used a third-round pick on Kayvon Webster. "You draft a corner in Kayvon and then you bring in Aaron Hester, the free agent kid," noted Undlin. "You're in the middle of the depth chart right there. You're counting numbers and there's only so many spots."

POmar Bolden
DB CHI (9)
3 years ago

Omar Bolden worked as the Broncos' nickel corner during offseason workouts.

A fourth-round pick in 2012, Bolden was limited to special teams and appeared in just seven games as a rookie. The Broncos are expected to give him an expanded role as their No. 3 corner this season. Quinten Jammer and Tony Carter should also see playing time in sub-defenses

POmar Bolden
DB CHI (9)
4 years ago

Broncos VP of Football Operations John Elway anticipates 2012 fourth-round CB Omar Bolden competing for a starting job in 2013.

"You bet," Elway said. "He's a fighter. His comment to me was that he is going to come back for next season and take somebody's job." Bolden tore his ACL twice in college, but stayed healthy as a rookie while racking up ten special teams tackles. He'd battle Chris Harris and Tony Carter opposite Champ Bailey.