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2015 NFL Draft Results: Denver Broncos select DT Darius Kilgo

With their 6th round pick, the Denver Broncos address their defensive line.

Mitch Stringer-USA TODAY Sports

Scouting Report (via


Flashes strength in upper body when he gets arm extension. Rarely gets moved off of his spot in one-on- one matchups. Recovered three fumbles in 2014 and blocked a kick. When his pad level is right, he can leverage blocker and win the gap. Three-year starter.


Is a complete non-factor as a pass rusher. Must improve hand work at the point of attack. If he doesn't win quickly, he rarely works his way into a winning position against his blocker. Lacks quickness out of his stance. Below-average strength from lower half and plays with poor balance. Gets corkscrewed and flattened by double teams. Very limited play radius. Too often fails to find ball carrier in time.


The Broncos finally address the DT position with a true NT prospect out of Maryland. Kilgo is the right size and will need to be coached up to harness his natural ability. The biggest positive about this player is that he was a three-year starter at the nose position.

Broncos 2015 Draft Picks
Rd Pk Player Pos Ht Wt College Scouting Report
1 23 Shane Ray DE/OLB 6'3" 245 Missouri Scouting report
2 59 Ty Sambrailo OT
Colorado State
Scouting report
3 92 Jeff Heuerman
Ohio State
Scouting report
4 133 Max Garcia C 6'4" 309 Florida Scouting report
5 164 Lorenzo Doss CB 5'10" 182 Tulane Scouting report
6 203 Darius Kilgo DT 6'3" 319 Maryland Scouting report
7 250 Trevor Siemian QB 6'3" 220 Northwestern
7 251 Taurean Nixon CB 5'10" 183 Tulane
7 252 Josh Furman S 6'1" 210 Oklahoma State