Happy Wednesday, Broncos Country!
We are just a little over a day away before the Denver Broncos square off in their last game of the preseason against the Arizona Cardinals. The starters are sitting out this game to allow time for those still fighting for roster spots to get a chance to shine. It is important to keep in mind that although some of these players will be cut from the Broncos, their performance tomorrow is an audition for the rest of the teams in the NFL as well.
The Broncos trimmed their roster down to the league maximum of 75 players yesterday and will have 22 more cuts to go after Thursday's game against the Cardinals. Denver and the rest of the NFL teams will have until 4:00 PM (EST) on Saturday, September 5 to dwindle their roster down to the 53 man limit. Hard decisions are on the way and it looks as if the Broncos are exploring all options, even trade, to assemble the best roster possible for the 2015.
Denver was able to nab a seventh round selection in the 2016 NFL Draft from the Houston Texans for Chris Clark, but don't expect any high picks to be gained by the franchises if a trade is made. Teams are going to be very hesitant to give up a decent draft selection for players who are bound for the open market. If Denver is able to swing a trade in the next few days, I would expect a player for player deal that would give the Broncos depth at a position they are currently lacking at.
Any ideas of who you think Denver might be willing to trade away? Any ideas of who you think they might be targeting? Sound off in the comments to share your thoughts and as always, thanks for reading and have a great day!
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