Beefing up the lines has been one of the mantras for Steve Keim. He has spent draft picks, cap space and even trades to try and figure out the offensive and defensive lines.
Yet, both are still problems.
Surprisingly the offensive line has been better than the defensive line, so Keim has made another move to try and fix the defensive line, this time in the form of Zach Kerr.
From the team: Kerr (6-2, 334) is a five-year NFL veteran who has played in 63 career games (nine starts) with Denver (2017-18) and Indianapolis (2014-16). He has 116 tackles (63 solo), 7.5 sacks, one forced fumble, one fumble recovery and four passes defensed in his career. The 29-year old Kerr played all 16 games last season for Denver and had a career-high 33 tackles to go along with 1.5 sacks. He originally entered the league with Indianapolis as an undrafted rookie free agent in 2014 out of the University of Delaware. Kerr was released by Denver on August 26.
Kerr will wear jersey #92.
From 24/7 Sports:
In 249 defensive snaps, Kerr earned high marks via Pro Football Focus, finishing with an 80.1 overall grade — good for 48th among D-linemen. For context, any PFF grade over 80 is good.
Health has always been the caveat for Kerr. He was healthy last season, let’s see if the four week break to start can help him last the rest of this season.