With the NFL Draft only a month or so away, the mock drafts are starting to pop up everywhere. One name that has started to become a popular pick is Memphis quarterback Paxton Lynch.
Rotoworld's Josh Norris mocked Paxton Lynch to the Broncos, here is his reasoning.
31. Denver Broncos - Memphis QB Paxton Lynch - Lynch needs time to learn in the NFL after coming out of a rock step and release or bail offense. Luckily, he would have that time with the Broncos. Very little of Lynch’s offense is translatable to the NFL, in my opinion, but he does have a strong arm and mobility. A rookie contract with a fifth year option seems to be a route that fits with the Broncos’ current quarterback mentality.
If the Broncos fail to land Colin Kaepernick in a trade, John Elway could cast his eyes to the draft to grab his franchise quarterback of the future. Although Lynch needs some time to develop, the presence of Mark Sanchez gives the Broncos ample time to wait on the talented playmaker.
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