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For Wednesday's Horse Tracks, Michael Jaycox of Mile High Sports offers his opinion on five realistic options for the Broncos at quarterback in 2016.

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Happy Wednesday, Broncos Country.

Today's highlight Horse Tracks offering comes from Michael Jaycox of Mile High Sports who gave his thoughts on numerous quarterbacks he believes could be realistic options to lead the Denver Broncos in 2016.

How about Brock Osweiler? The next week and beyond will be the perfect opportunity for Osweiler to show the Broncos coaches and front office personnel that he merits an extension beyond his rookie contract which expires at the end of this season.

Peyton Manning? He's still on the books for 2016, but at a hefty price tag of $21.5 million dollars. Jaycox isn't ready to count him out, however I certainly am.

Johnny Manziel, Robert Griffin III or Colin Kaepernick? With Manziel being named the Browns starter for the rest of the year, highly doubtful.  Griffin's days of being a "franchise" option are most likely over, but Kaepernick could pose as an interesting option as a reclamation project for Broncs Head Coach Gary Kubiak and his West Coast offense.

How about a familiar friend but upcoming foe, Jay Cutler? Any fans interested in bringing back "Frown Cannon" for another ride at Mile High?

To see the rest of Jaycox's list — click on the link above to get the full story.  Don't be afraid to sound of your opinions on who you think the Broncos should have as their starting quarterback in 2016 in the comments section.

As always, thanks for reading and here are today's Horse Tracks.

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