According to Cecil Lammey of 104.3 The Fan, the Denver Broncos are the team showing the most interest in former Ohio State wide receiver Braxton Miller.
This report by Lammey is a bit of a curious one. The Broncos have Demaryius Thomas and Emmanuel Sanders already at receiver and spent a second round pick on Cody Latimer during the 2014 NFL Draft. Sure, Latimer hasn't done a whole lot in the league as of yet, but this year figures to be the make or break year for him. Adding another early round receiver would be Elway admitting he made a mistake on Latimer and moving on, at least to me.
Now the Broncos do have Emmanuel Sanders becoming a free agent at year's end and could look towards Miller as a potential replacement.
I personally wouldn't be against this pick, but it really wouldn't look all that good for Cody Latimer going forward.
Now let's take a look at Braxton Miller. He is a former quarterback who moved to wide receiver because of a shoulder injury but possesses elite athleticism and playmaking ability once he has the ball. He might not contribute a ton as a rookie at receiver, but he could be a special teams ace for the Broncos. He is electric with the ball and would give the Broncos a return threat.
He is also incredibly raw because he only has one year of wide receiver play under his belt. He knows what to do when he has the ball in his hands, but his route tree is limited and he just needs work on everything to become a more polished receiver.
This past season for Ohio State, Miller totaled 25 receptions for 340 yards and 3 touchdowns. He also carried the ball 43 times for 261 yards and 1 touchdown.
So what do you think MHR? Is Braxton Miller worth a day two pick for the Broncos? Or would you like them to address other areas of need?