ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — The quest to find Brandon McManus' replacement began Wednesday with the Broncos bringing in Brett Maher, Elliott Fry and Parker White for a kicking audition.
Following their workout, the kickers were told no one would be signed until after Memorial Day weekend.
McManus, who had been with the Broncos since 2014, was released Tuesday morning as the Broncos were about to begin their series of OTA practices.
Maher, 33, has an extremely strong leg but struggled with extra-point accuracy in the playoffs last year. He went 16 of 18 in field goals and 10 of 12 in extra points over eight games for Sean Payton's New Orleans Saints in 2021.
Maher was having an outstanding season for the Dallas Cowboys last year, converting 29 of 32 field goals, including 9 of 11 from 50 yards-plus. He did miss three extra points during the regular season, then failed on 5 of 6 extra points in two postseason games.
Fry, 28, has kicked sparingly in the NFL, making 5 of 6 field goals combined in 2020-21 for the Falcons, Bengals and Chiefs. He has been part of 10 NFL teams since the offseason of 2019.
White, 24, has never kicked in an NFL game. He capped a five-year career at South Carolina in 2021 when he made 16 of 17 field goals and all 30 extra points. He was recently waived by the Green Bay Packers.
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