All signs point to the Denver Broncos taking an offensive tackle in the first round of the 2015 NFL Draft. They have met with or worked out D.J. Humphries, Andrus Peat, La'el Collins, T.J. Clemmings, and Cedric Ogbuehi. Sports Illustrated's Peter King believes that the Broncos will spend their first round pick on one of those names.
King's mock, which you can view here, has the Denver Broncos selecting Texas A&M offensive tackle Cedric Ogbuehi with their first round pick.
The Broncos love Ogbuehi, who could have come out of A&M last year and been a first-round pick. He’s more iffy now because he suffered a torn ACL four months ago in the team’s bowl game. Most have Ogbuehi projected to go in the middle of the second round or later, and he may. But he and Ryan Clady eventually could be bookend tackles for the Broncos for four or five years. A pick of Ogbuehi would show the staying power of GM John Elway and the ability of the team to look more long-term, even if the 2015 season might be a washout for the first-round pick.
It's interesting to me that King says that the Broncos "love Ogbuehi". He is coming off a torn ACL, but if healthy would be in the running to be the top offensive lineman taking in this draft. King does have a good relationship with General Manager John Elway, so he could have some inside information here.
Scheme wise It would be a perfect fit. He's an athletic offensive lineman who has experience at both tackle spots and is a very good run blocker.
In King's mock draft he has Andrus Peat going to the New York Jets, Brand Scherff going to the New York Giants, Ereck Flowers going to the St. Louis Rams, La'el Collins going to the San Diego Chargers, Jake Fisher going to the Cincinnati Bengals, and Cameron Erving going to the Detroit Lions. This would leave Florida's D.J. Humphries, Pittsburgh's T.J. Clemmings, and Ogbuehi as the top offensive lineman left on the board.