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Which draft class would you pick as the Broncos best ever?

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On Tuesday Eric Goodman and Les Shapiro on The Afternoon Drive threw out an interesting question. Which draft class was the Denver Broncos best ever? This is in many ways a subjective question, but a fun one nonetheless.

Let's take a look at some of their picks for the best Broncos draft class.

2012

Round 2 - Derek Wolfe, Brock Osweiler, Round 3 - Ronnie Hillman, Round 4 - Omar Bolden, Philip Blake, Round 5 - Malik Jackson, Round 6 - Danny Trevathan

2006

Round 1 - Jay Cutler, Round 2 - Tony Scheffler, Round 4 - Brandon Marshall, Elvis Dumervil, Domenik Hixon, Round 5 - Chris Kuper, Round 6 - Greg Eslinger

1983

Round 1 - Chris Hinton (who would become part of a trade for a guy named John Elway), Round 2 - Mark Cooper, Round 3 - Clint Sampson, Round 5 - George Harris, Bruce Baldwin, Round 6 - Victor Heflin, Round 7 - Myron Dupree, Round 8 - Gary Kubiak, Round 9 - Brian Hawkins, Round 10 - Walt Bowyer, Round 11 - Don Bailey, Round 12 - Karl Mecklenburg

1975

Round 1 - Louis Wright, Round 2 - Charles Smith, Round 3 - Mike Frankowiak, Drew Mahalic, Round 4 - Steve Taylor, Rick Upchurch, Round 5 - Stan Rogers, Rubin Carter, Round 8 - Steve Foley, Round 9 - Roussell Williams, Round 10 - Hank Englehardt, Steve Haggerty, Round 12 - Harry Walters, Round 13 - Eric Penick, Round 14 - Jerry Arnold, Round 15 - Ken Shleton, Round 16 - Bubba Bridges, Round 17 - Lester Sherman

You can browse all of the Denver Broncos previous draft picks at Pro Football Reference's Broncos Draft History.


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