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Pieces falling into place on Broncos' shuffled offensive line

Should fans be worried about Denver's offensive line?

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If the season started today, the Broncos would likely start Ben Garland at guard, Matt Paradis at center, and either Chris Clark or Michael Schofield at tackle.

That's probably not what quarterback Peyton Manning wants to hear.

There's good news, though. Free agency signings are far from over and the draft is over a month away. Meanwhile, Denver has continued to address the offensive line.

At center, Chris Myers remains an option. Stefan Wisniewski is another option. At guard, Shelley Smith is a likely candidate. Smith is scheduled to visit Denver on Friday, and, in the "Broncos' perfect world," he'll be signed by the weekend, according to Mike Klis.

That leaves right tackle.

Denver has not shown an reported interest in an offensive tackle, but there will be several talented tackles available in the draft next month. The Broncos are scheduled to select 28th overall in the first round.

Stanford's Andrus Peat is projected by Walter Football to be available at the bottom of the first round in April. Oregon's Jake Fisher looked "ultra-athletic" at his pro day on Thursday and may be a first round prospect, according to NFL Network's Gil Brandt.

That's just two of many talented tackle prospects entering this year's drat.

Denver's offensive line is far from finalized, but the team is going in the right direction. At the moment, there's no need to panic.