Broncos C J.D. Walton triggered an escalator in his rookie deal, raising his 2013 salary from $575,000 to $1.323 million.
Broncos placed C J.D. Walton on injured reserve with a fractured ankle, ending his season.
Broncos C J.D. Walton is likely out for the season after breaking his ankle in Sunday's Week 4 win over the Raiders.
Broncos C J.D. Walton was forced from Sunday's game against the Raiders with an ankle injury, and will not return.
The Broncos are expected to keep J.D. Walton as their starting center in 2012.
Broncos signed third-round C J.D. Walton to a four-year contract. Per the National Football Post, Walton will receive $2.58 million with a $798,500 signing bonus.
The Broncos have installed third-round pick J.D. Walton as their starting center during OTAs.
Broncos selected Baylor C J.D. Walton with the No. 80 pick in the 2010 draft.
NFL reporter John McClain hears from "trusted scouts" that Baylor C J.D. Walton will be a second-round pick in April.