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Albert Breer of Sports Illustrated described the Broncos as a “sneaky quarterback-hungry team” heading into subsequent week’s draft.
The Jaguars, Jets and 49ers are device to take quarterbacks with the first three picks, ensuing in numerous speculating that the Falcons also can alternate out of No. 4 if one more team needs to jump up for a signal-caller. Denver has the ninth pick in Round 1.
That the Broncos might maybe maybe well be classified as “quarterback-hungry” just isn’t any shock. The team has tried and failed to uncover competency at the space since Peyton Manning’s retirement after the 2015 season. Denver’s team quarterback rating of 72.5 was the lowest in the NFL, and the team has ranked in the bottom 10 in every of the final four seasons.
The Broncos haven’t had an above-sensible team quarterback rating since 2014.
Drew Lock served as the first starter final season but has failed to point to noteworthy promise since being taken No. 42 overall in 2019. Lock threw for 2,933 yards and 16 touchdowns against 15 interceptions final season, exhibiting no signs of development whatever the Broncos heavily investing in ability-space talent in the future of the draft and free company.
Jerry Jeudy, KJ Hamler, Tim Patrick and Courtland Sutton salvage the makings of a stable huge receiving corps, to head along with Noah Fant at tight quit. If the Broncos can uncover extra consistency on the offensive line and nab a franchise quarterback, they’re going to be properly device up for the future.
It supreme stays to be considered whether or not the Broncos look that quarterback among the 2021 reduce.