One day after being arrested and charged with criminal trespassing, Chad Kelly has been released by the Denver Broncos. The team made the news official moments ago.
“This was a decision that we made as an organization,” John Elway said via release. "After reviewing all the information and in talking with Vance and Joe, we agreed that releasing Chad was the right thing to do.
"Even though Chad's no longer part of our team, we've offered to help him however we can and are supportive of him in every possible way."
Kelly was arrested at 1:17 a.m. Tuesday morning in Englewood, Colorado. According to court documents, Kelly entered a home uninvited and sat down, mumbling incoherently. He was chased out of the apartment by its occupant.
Kelly's arrest came after he reportedly got into an altercation at teammate Von Miller's party.
Kelly was a seventh-round pick of Denver in 2017 after multiple off-field incidents in college caused his draft stock to fall. He did not throw a pass in his time with the Broncos.
With Kelly out of Denver, Kevin Hogan is now the backup to Case Keenum.