NFL Draft Grades - Broncos get decent reviews for Cody Latimer and Michael Schofield

Pat Lovell-USA TODAY Sports

One Day One of the 2014 NFL Draft, the Denver Broncos got mostly A's from the pundits around the web. On Day Two, reviews weren't as consistent, but good overall.

WR Cody Latimer (Round 2, 56th overall)

CBS Sports - A

Latimer fills a huge need with the loss of Decker here, and brings more natural athleticism and explosiveness than the former Golden Gopher.

CBS Sports (Prisco) - A

This is a great pick. The Broncos get another weapon. Scary. He can be a big-play weapon in a year or so.

Walter Football - A-

Peyton Manning gets another receiver. Well, he needs one, considering Eric Decker left for the Jets and Wes Welker isn't going to be around much longer. Cody Latimer is physically impressive, and he provides great value at this selection, given that some projected him to sneak into the first round.

Bleacher Report - B

Eric Decker needed to be replaced, and Latimer is a similar possession receiver who has ability down the field. He can go up and get the ball and has sure hands, which is going to make a fan out of Peyton Manning.

Average: A-

OT Michael Schofield (Round 3, 95th overall)

CBS Sports - C

In Schofield, the Broncos get a tough, strong competitor who, due to movement limitations, will probably best fit as a guard where he can put his strong hands and natural anchoring strength to use in the trenches, and won't be as vulnerabe to getting beat laterally as he would if he were out on an island.

CBS Sports (Prisco) - B-

The Broncos took the other Michigan lineman who will add depth to a line that needs it. Did you see the Super Bowl?

Walter Football - C

Michael Schofield probably should have gone a couple of rounds later, but the Broncos are getting a tough lineman who should provide solid depth in the wake of Zane Beadles heading to Jacksonville. The Broncos are moving Orlando Franklin to guard, so they had to find someone to play behind Chris Clark.

Bleacher Report - C+

Long-term, Schofield could be a starter at right tackle in the NFL, but I don't see him helping the Broncos much this year. This is an insurance pick rather than an impact one.

Average: C+

Day 2 combined grades

SB Nation - B

The Broncos have clearly fallen in love with the Big Ten. No. 56 was the right spot for Latimer. He's a solid No. 2 receiver on the outside with good hands. Schofield should be able to play guard or right tackle for the Broncos and do well.

NFL.com - General Manager gets a sticker

Another team at the bottom of each round capitalizing on talent falling down. Roby fell into John Elway's lap in the first-round, but he went up to get Eric Decker's replacement Latimer in the second round. Schofield played well at the Senior Bowl and could find a spot at guard or tackle for the team.

How would you grade the Broncos' Day Two picks?

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