Broncos bring back safety Shiloh Keo

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Denver Broncos safety Shiloh Keo (33) intercepts a pass during fourth quarter action against the San Diego Chargers in the NFL game at Sports Authority Field in Denver, CO, January 3, 2016. (Photo credit: Ben Hays/Denver Broncos)

Shiloh Keo is back with the Denver Broncos again. (Ben Hays/Denver Broncos)

By Arnie Stapleton, AP Pro Football Writer

Forty-eight hours after suggesting Shiloh Keo “won’t be out of work long,” Broncos coach Gary Kubiak welcomed back the fifth-year safety to his 53-man roster Wednesday.

The Broncos had released Keo over the weekend while he was serving a two-game suspension for an offseason drunken driving arrest.

Keo made a bad first impression in Denver when he allowed the winning TD in a 15-12 loss to Oakland. But he atoned for that blunder with a crucial interception against San Diego, and he covered Steve Gostkowski’s onside kick to preserve Denver’s 20-18 win over New England in the AFC championship game.

The Broncos released nose tackle Kyle Peko on Tuesday. Also, rookie safety Justin Simmons is dealing with an injured left wrist.

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Shiloh Keo, transport

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Denver Broncos