With the Broncos losing their 8th straight game they are getting closer and closer to securing a top-five selection in the 2018 NFL Draft. As of right now, the Broncos would have the 4th overall pick in the draft but could end up picking higher.
As of this morning, the Cleveland Browns still hold the number one overall pick as they remain winless and that doesn’t appear to be changing anytime soon. As for picks two through four? They remain wide open.
2. New York Giants, 2-10, .505
3. San Fransisco 49ers, 2-10, .526
4. Denver Broncos, 3-9, .487
If the Giants and/or the Niners can squeak out one more win this season, the Broncos would be picking 2nd or 3rd in the 2018 NFL Draft.
New York Giants remaining schedule: Cowboys, Eagles, @Cardinals, and Washington
San Fransisco 49ers remaining schedule: @Texans, Titans, Jaguars, and @Rams
It’s hard to find a win in the Giants remaining schedule. Their three remaining home games are divisional games so those can always go one way or another, but Giants will be underdogs in all three. A matchup in the desert against Blaine Gabbert and the Cardinals could go either way. With Eli Manning back under center, anything is possible.
As for the 49ers, they have some potential win’s on their remaining schedule. With Jimmy G starting for them, they have a shot to take down the Tom Savage led Texans. The Titans and Jaguars at home are also potentially winnable games as well. So I think the Niners chances of winning one or even two games is possible going forward.
Of course, the Broncos would need to lose out for this to happen, but let's be real here, they do not look like a team that’s going to win another game this season. Their best remaining bets come these next two weeks with games at home against the New York Jets and on the road against the Indianapolis Colts.
I’ll be rooting for the 49ers and Giants heavily these coming weeks. Embrace the tank and get that number two overall pick.
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