After two months of hypothesis connecting Denver to Missouri quarterback Drew Lock, supply signifies that received’t occur.
In line with an high league personnel man, the Denver Broncos is not going to be drafting a quarterback on the No. 10 total spot. That counters months of hypothesis that Broncos President of Soccer Operations John Elway was planning to take Missouri quarterback Drew Lock within the first spherical.
“The Broncos are open to something at that spot, however not quarterback,” the supply mentioned. “They don’t need to do this to (veteran quarterback Joe) Flacco after they only obtained him.”
Whereas this time of the yr is loaded with misinformation and lies about what groups will do, Elway himself hinted that the crew was open to different concepts because it seeks consistency on offense. Among the many many choices the Broncos are supposedly contemplating is a decent finish reminiscent of T.J. Hockenson or Noah Fant, each from Iowa.
Hockenson is taken into account extra of a standard tight finish due to his means to be an in-line blocker. Fant is extra of a pure go catcher. As one scout mentioned, “He’s a extremely huge vast receiver.” Hockenson is predicted to go forward of Fant with some groups projecting him within the high 10.
As for the Broncos, they might produce other choices, reminiscent of defensive or offensive line. Elway has a historical past of taking go rushers within the first spherical with the likes of Von Miller, Bradley Chubb and Shane Ray. He additionally has been profitable in taking cornerbacks, however that’s thought-about a stretch on this draft.
The Broncos traded for Flacco earlier this offseason after going by means of 4 quarterbacks (Case Keenum, Paxton Lynch, Trevor Siemian and Brock Osweiler) within the three seasons since successful the Tremendous Bowl in 2015.