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Horse Tracks 4/24/09

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DP - According to Mike Klis, the Broncos are considering a move up within the first round on Saturday in order to draft QB Mark Sanchez. Klis also says the Broncos were rebuffed by the Browns regarding Brady Quinn.

DP - Kiszla considers the reasons Josh McDaniels might be interested in drafting Sanchez (if he is).

DB - Gray Caldwell asked several players for their recollections of draft day.

DB - Mike Rice shares his expectations for the Broncos' draft.

NFL - For what it's worth, the Bills' blog reports that Denver had interest in QB J.P. Losman before they signed Chris Simms.

DP - Klis predicts a trade up to #8 for Sanchez, and Knowshon Moreno at #18 for the Broncos' first rounders in his mock draft.

KCS - The Chefs have dealt TE Tony Gonzalez to the Falcons in exchange for Atlanta's second-rounder in the 2010 Draft. Here's the take on NFL.com.

KCS - I'm not about to turn Horse Tracks into a celebration of Tony Gonzalez' career, so head over to the Star if you really want to read about his legacy with the Chefs.

SI - Jim Trotter thinks the Chefs need to achieve an impact at #3 rather than fill a hole in their roster.

SDUT - Megalomaniac Dolts GM A.J. Smith talks about the possibilities of trading down. Smith must get himself into more news articles each day than most GMs do in a month...

NFL - Redskins QB Jason Campbell will reportedly request a trade if Washington drafts a quarterback this weekend.

NFL - The Panthers have given Jake Delhomme a five-year extension including $20 million in guarantees and freeing up some much-needed cap space.

NFL - According to his agent, P Hunter Smith has agreed to join the Redskins.

NFL - The Iggles re-signed WR Hank Baskett.

NFL - The Cowboys re-signed three players - WR Miles Austin, RB Alonzo Coleman and TE Rodney Hannah.

NFL - Colts WR Reggie Wayne agreed to a restructured contract.

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NFL - Pat Kirwan is hearing some pre-draft buzz.

SI - Peter King offers his take on the buzz atop the draft.

NFP - Matt Bowen goes over the rumors that he's hearing.

Y! - Charles Robinson looks at just how far NFL teams are willing to go in order to check up on potential draft picks.

NFL - Vic Carucci says there's no consensus around the league at number one.

DP - Armstrong examines the difficulities involved with owning the first-overall pick in the draft.

DB - Here are the quarterback evaluations over at DB.com

NFP - Wes Bunting shares a list of his favorite players in the draft, along with his predicted busts.

CBS - Pete Prisco is puzzled by some of what he's hearing.

NFP - Andrew Brandt offers his first part of a peek inside NFL draft war rooms.

NFP - Agent Jack Bechta details the process of signing undrafted free-agents following the draft.

NFP - Matt Bowen looks at Michael Crabtree and wonders if he will be a bust.

CBS - Clark Judge thinks QB Josh Freeman could be that annual sympathetic figure on Saturday (the QB who drops and drops down the board on national TV).

FOX - Jeff Legwold looks at the problem with drafting quarterbacks who played in spread offenses in college.

ESPN - John Clayton looks back at the 2005 Draft.

ESPN - Paul Kuharsky lists his all-time top-50 draft value-choices, including a few Broncos favorites.

NFL - Bucky Brooks imagines a scenario where LB Aaron Curry could fall to Denver at #12, followed by LB Brian Cushing at #18.

FOX - Peter Schrager offers a full seven-round mock, with Denver getting DT B.J. Raji and LB Rey Maualuga in the first round, and S Louis Delmas in the second.

SI - Don Banks has Denver selecting DEs Robert Ayers and Aaron Maybin in his final mock draft.

NFLN - The Network guys have Denver taking LB Brian Cushing and QB Josh Freeman in their mock draft.

SFC - David White sees QB Mark Sanchez and DE Tyson Jackson heading to Denver in his mock draft.