Return man Trindon Holliday will hit free agency after an up-and-down stint with the Denver Broncos over the last two seasons.
Broncos will not be tendering a contract to WR/KR Trindon Holliday, per league source. He’ll become a free agent.
— ProFootballTalk (@ProFootballTalk) March 7, 2014
Upon arrival in Denver during the 2012 season he delivered a lot of excitement and a dynamic in the return game seldom seen in Denver. He proved to be valuable by doing things like this:
Unfortunately he also had a tendency to do things like this:
Holliday’s case of the fumbles ultimately forced the Broncos to use Eric Decker and Wes Welker on punt returns. That relegated Holliday to kickoff returns only, and even then the Denver faithful held their breath each time he touched the ball. It’s not surprising that the Broncos are moving on.
As for Holliday, this could be a tough market for return men with Devin Hester also available as a free agent. Teams will have to decide if the 5’5″ speedster offers enough upside to be worth the risk.