A day-by-day Broncos player breakdown is something we've been doing since our days at BroncoTalk nearly a decade ago. This year the tradition continues as we look at the Denver Broncos roster heading into the 2015 season in our 90-in-90 series.
Name: Andre Davis
Height: 6'4" Weight: 320
Age: AGE Experience: R
Andre Davis joined the Denver Broncos as a college free agent on May 12th, 2015. Davis is listed at 6'4", 320lbs and figures to compete at both offensive guard positions.
Davis started 48 games during his career at Buffalo and was part of an offensive line that helped running back Branden Oliver(now San Diego Charger) set the school record for career rushing yards.
Davis has experience at left tackle and left guard in college, but will figure to play left and right guard with the Broncos.
Look for Davis to compete with Shelley Smith, Ben Garland, and rookie Max Garcia for a roster spot.
He's one player I'm interested to hear about during Training Camp and watch during the preseason. With the offensive line(especially the left guard position) being up in the air at the moment, Davis has a chance to sneak his way onto the roster.
Davis was known as a "road grader" at Buffalo as he showed his raw power in the run game. If you can run block and are playing in Gary Kubiak/Rick Dennison's offense, I like your chances to succeed.
With Ben Garland being an unknown at this point, and Shelley Smith looking unspectacular in his recent stops in the NFL, there's a chance for Davis to surpass someone on the Broncos depth chart. A strong showing during Camp and the Preseason could go a long way for Davis.
I don't really have too much for you here. There isn't a ton of tape or even info on Davis.
The questions I have are about his pass blocking and his athleticism. If you cannot pass block, you won't see any playing time and the zone blocking scheme asks for a certain amount of athleticism from their offensive lineman.
Being an undrafted rookie, Davis is on the outside looking in as of now. However, with the offensive line up in the air, there's a chance he could possibly make it as a backup player.
It's more likely that Davis probably ends up on the Broncos practice squad.