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Broncos Have Officially Signed Veteran Running Back

Denver Broncos helmet on the field.

BALTIMORE, MD - SEPTEMBER 23: The helmet and gloves of Will Parks #34 of the Denver Broncos (not pictured) rests on the field before the game between the Baltimore Ravens and the Denver Broncos at M&T Bank Stadium on September 23, 2018 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Scott Taetsch/Getty Images)

It's officially official. No. 25 is back with the Broncos.

On Wednesday, Denver re-signed veteran running back Melvin Gordon III to a one-year deal; keeping its two-headed backfield intact for 2022.

Per Pro Football Focus' Ari Meirov, The Broncos have officially re-signed RB Melvin Gordon. It's a 1-year, $2.5M deal with another $2.5M available in incentives."

Gordon is fresh off back-to-back 1,000-yard-plus scrimmage yard seasons. Over his two season in Mile High, the two-time Pro Bowler has 2,275 total yards and put 20 touchdowns on the board for the Broncos. Earlier when it was reported that the team would be re-signing the 29-year-old RB, it garnered reaction from quarterback Russell Wilson.

The Broncos figure to have weapons across the board this coming season.

Adding Wilson, a nine-time Pro Bowl QB, to an offense that features: Gordon, Javonte Williams, Courtland Sutton, Jerry Jeudy and Tim Patrick gives Denver the kind of firepower it needs to compete in the stacked AFC West.

Not to mention, new offensive-minded head coach Nathaniel Hackett.

There's certainly plenty to be excited about in and outside of Broncos Country.