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Denver Broncos UFA Priorities #5: Virgil Green

Continuing our list of priority internal signings is TE Virgil Green.

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Virgil Green

2014 Salary: 645K + 16K signing bonus

Projected 2015 Salary: 2.0-3.0 million

2014 Role: Backup, starter due to injury

2015 Role: Starter


Who says Virgil can't catch the ball? Sure he only had 7 catches on 8 targets, but when they finally threw him a seam pass and endzone route, Virgil answered the bell.

Now, I'm not here to convince anyone that Virgil is the next Shannon Sharpe, but he is a good all around TE that will do wonders in Gary Kubiak's offense. Need an H-back? No problem. Want someone to line up in the backfield like a FB? No problem. Need a dependable blocker that will spring open a nice hole? Virgil is your man.

Because of his lack of production in the passing game, Virgil will also come at a very cheap price. I honestly don't know where to begin to place his value because I feel like he can be a valuable part of the passing game as well. He very well might make more staying with the Broncos--a team that knows his value, rather than with another team on the open market.

Green is one of the valuable pieces that can be resigned for cheap. I expect him to remain a Bronco for the next several seasons.

Remember, the Broncos are currently void of a TE on their roster(practice squad excluded) and will need to sign a couple as well as look for one or two more in the draft/rookie free agent ranks.

Tomorrow we will continue our countdown with another UFA profile.