Posted by Mike Rice

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — The Denver Broncos waived running back Mario Fannin and designated safety Blake Gideon as reserve/retired, it was announced on Wednesday.

Fannin spent the last two seasons on injured reserve after signing with the Broncos as a college free agent from Auburn University in 2011.

Gideon competed on Denver’s practice squad last season and was signed to a future contract with the club in January.