DENVER — The Broncos have agreed to terms on a two-year, $1 million contract with running back Jovan Benel, the team announced Thursday.
The deal was announced at the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis.
It includes $400,000 in guaranteed money and an average annual base salary of $1,400, with $1 in signing bonus.
The Broncos also have $100,000 guaranteed in the first year, $50,000 more in the second year and $30,000 for the third year.
Benel, a 6-foot-1, 230-pound back from Western Michigan, rushed for 1,965 yards and 25 touchdowns in four seasons at the Broncos.
He started 15 games in 2015, with four rushing TDs and six receiving TDs.
He had 19 carries for 69 yards and a touchdown last season.
Benel had 19 rushing TDs last season, including his most recently as a rookie.
He had 14 catches for 170 yards and two touchdowns last season as a Bronco.
Benyanko Gomes (1,1), who has been with the team since the 2014 season, will make $1 and $1 percent per carry in 2018.
The Broncos also are in the process of negotiating an extension with runningback Dwayne Washington, who was released from the Broncos in March.