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The Broncos have met with MSU cornerback Cameron Dantzler

Will Elway add another cornerback to the mix?

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The Broncos met with Dantzler virtually.
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According to SB Nation’s Justin Melo, the Denver Broncos have had a virtual meeting with Mississippi State cornerback Cameron Dantzler.

After measuring in at 6’2, 188 lbs with 30 5/8” arms, Dantzler’s stock seemed to fall off a bit of a cliff after the NFL Combine last month when he ran a glacial 4.64 40-yard dash and jumping 34.5”. He created a bit of a stir Wednesday when ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported he ran a 4.38 40-yard dash at a makeshift Pro Day.

I left Dantzler off my cornerback rankings because of concerns about the initial workout, but plan to add him to my final board. On the field he’s a very physical press corner with quick feet and the kind of Bulldog mentality to beat up on receivers all game. He’s instinctive and does a good job anticipating breaks, with a good feel for the ball even when his back is turned.

Even after his workouts, the big question I still have about Dantzler’s game is his size. There’s been plenty of speculation that he weighed in at the Combine heavier than he played last year, and he may be close to maxed out. For how physical he is in phase, he has trouble shedding blocks and taking down bigger ball carriers.

Clearly the coverage prowess are good enough to intrigue Fangio and the Broncos. It’s not a surprise given the success he had against Alabama’s talented quartet of NFL receivers and LSU’s Ja’Marr Chase, the presumptive WR1 in next year’s NFL draft.