Billy Winn (American football)

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Billy Winn
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Winn with the Denver Broncos in 2016
No. 90 – Denver Broncos
Position:Defensive end
Personal information
Born: (1989-04-15) April 15, 1989 (age 30)
Las Vegas, Nevada
Height:6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Weight:300 lb (136 kg)
Career information
High school:Las Vegas (NV)
College:Boise State
NFL Draft:2012 / Round: 6 / Pick: 205
Career history
Roster status:Injured reserve
Career NFL statistics as of 2018
Total tackles:111
Forced fumbles:2
Fumble recoveries:5
Player stats at

William Jesse Winn, Jr. (born April 15, 1989) is an American football defensive end for the Denver Broncos of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Boise State. He was considered one of the best defensive tackle prospects for the 2012 NFL Draft and was drafted in the sixth round by the Cleveland Browns.[1] He has also played for the Indianapolis Colts.

High school career[edit]

Winn attended Las Vegas High School, graduating in 2007.

College career[edit]

Winn attended Boise State University from 2007 to 2011.

Professional career[edit]

Cleveland Browns[edit]

Winn was selected by the Cleveland Browns in the sixth round with the 205th overall pick of the 2012 NFL Draft

Winn had a strong rookie season with 26 tackles, one sack, and one interception.

Winn with the Cleveland Browns.

Indianapolis Colts[edit]

On September 11, 2015, Winn was traded to the Indianapolis Colts for a conditional 2017 draft pick. He was placed on season-ending injured reserve on December 21.[2]

Denver Broncos (first stint)[edit]

On July 31, 2016, Winn signed with the Denver Broncos.[3] His free agent contract is for one-year and $760,000.[4]

On May 3, 2017, Winn re-signed with the Broncos.[5] He suffered a torn ACL in the Broncos first preseason game and was ruled out for the season.[6]

Denver Broncos (second stint)[edit]

On April 22, 2019, Winn re-signed with the Denver Broncos.[7] He was placed on injured reserve on August 4, 2019 with a triceps injury.[8]


  1. ^ NFL Draft Scout
  2. ^ "Indianapolis Colts make roster moves". December 21, 2015. Retrieved December 21, 2015.
  3. ^ Mason, Andrew (July 31, 2016). "Broncos place NT Phil Taylor on injured reserve; sign DE Billy Winn". Retrieved July 31, 2016.
  4. ^ " Billy Winn contract". Retrieved November 7, 2016.
  5. ^ Swanson, Ben (May 3, 2017). "Broncos re-sign defensive end Billy Winn, waive Bobby Richardson". Archived from the original on May 4, 2017. Retrieved May 3, 2017.
  6. ^ Gantt, Darin (August 11, 2017). "Broncos defensive end Billy Winn suffers torn ACL".
  7. ^ DiLalla, Aric (April 22, 2019). "Broncos sign DL Billy Winn, DL Mike Purcell, OL Jake Rodgers".
  8. ^ DiLalla, Aric (August 4, 2019). "Broncos sign running back Theo Riddick".

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