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Former NFL and present XFL quarterback Ben DiNucci was invited to rookie minicamp to check out with the Denver Broncos, in accordance with the XFL and NFL.com.
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DiNucci, 26, spent one season within the NFL as a backup on the Dallas Cowboys in 2020, showing in three video games (one begin). He threw for 219 yards and nil touchdowns with zero interceptions, finishing 53.5 % of his passes.
He spent the 2021 season on the Cowboys’ observe squad earlier than being launched forward of the 2022 marketing campaign.
The XFL’s Seattle Sea Dragons drafted him in Nov. 2022. He led the XFL in passing yards (2,671) to go together with 20 touchdowns, 13 interceptions and a 64.7 completion proportion in 10 video games.
The Sea Dragons went 7-3, ending second within the North division. They misplaced to the D.C. Defenders within the North Championship 37-21, although DiNucci threw for 295 yards and three scores within the loss.
The Broncos have a reasonably open competitors for the backup quarterback place behind Russell Wilson, with solely Jarrett Stidham and Jarrett Guarantano presently on the roster.
Brett Rypien served because the group’s backup in 2022, going 1-1 in two begins whereas throwing for 483 yards, two touchdowns and 4 picks on the season. He signed a one-year take care of the Los Angeles Rams on Wednesday, ostensibly to battle for the backup gig behind Matthew Stafford.
DiNucci is one in all three XFL gamers the Broncos have invited to rookie minicamp, becoming a member of operating again Jacques Patrick and outdoors linebacker Trent Harris.