FILE - Denver Broncos cornerback A.J. Bouye is shown before taking part in drills at the team's NFL football training camp in Englewood, Colo., in this Friday, Aug. 14, 2020, file photo. The Denver Broncos are releasing cornerback A.J. Bouye after one tumultuous season, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press. The person spoke on condition of anonymity Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2021, because the move hasn't been announced.  (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)
FILE - Denver Broncos cornerback A.J. Bouye is shown before taking part in drills at the team's NFL football training camp in Englewood, Colo., in this Friday, Aug. 14, 2020, file photo. The Denver Broncos are releasing cornerback A.J. Bouye after one tumultuous season, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press. The person spoke on condition of anonymity Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2021, because the move hasn't been announced. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)

DENVER (AP) — The Denver Broncos are releasing cornerback A.J. Bouye after one tumultuous season, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press.

The person spoke on condition of anonymity Wednesday because the move hasn't been announced.

Bouye's injury-riddled season in Denver was cut short when he received a six-game suspension in December for violating the NFL’s policy on performance-enhancing substances. His suspension still includes two games next season.

Before the suspension, the 29-year-old Bouye was plagued by injuries. He missed four games with a shoulder injury and another with a concussion, plus parts of two other games when he got hurt. Bouye finished the season with just 23 tackles and no interceptions.

Bouye was acquired by the Broncos in a trade with Jacksonville on March 18, 2020. Factoring in roster bonuses, he made about $10.3 million in 2020 and was scheduled to earn in the vicinity of $12 million next season.

Signed by Houston as a college free agent out of Central Florida, Bouye played four seasons with the Texans. He signed with Jacksonville in 2017 and earned All-Pro second-team honors that first season after finishing among the league leaders with six interceptions. He had two interceptions over the next two season in Jacksonville.

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