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Who are the best players available on Day 2 of the NFL Draft?

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Elway can clean up in the second and third rounds.

Jerry Jeudy is a Denver Bronco, and thanks to some rather puzzling moves (thank you Seahawks) there is still some incredible value on the Day 2 Draft board. What follows are the best players available as I see it. All the original rankings are purely subjective based upon my Day 1, Day 2, and Day 3 big boards. The fit is how what I believe they contribute to the 2020 roster.

Plenty of talent still available in the NFL Draft.

12. Denzel Mims - WR4

Fit: Day one starter at Z-receiver.

13. Xavier McKinney - S1/DB2

Fit: Depth safety and day one competition for nickel reps.

16. Kristian Fulton - CB3/DB4

Fit: Day one competition at boundary corner.

18. Josh Jones -OT4

Fit: Depth player who can compete at left tackle or right guard.

23. A.J. Epenesa - DL3

Fit: Rotational 5/4i-technique in base personnel and 3-technique in nickel personnel.

25. Ezra Cleveland- OT6

Fit: Depth player who can compete at left tackle.

26. Jaylon Johnson- CB4/DB5

Fit: Early competition for boundary corner.

27. Trevon Diggs - CB5/DB6

Fit: Day one competition at boundary corner.

28. Laviska Shenault Jr. - WR8, OX1

Fit: Rotational receiver and explosive playmaker.

30. Ross Blacklock- DL4

Fit: Rotational 5-technique in base personnel, 1/3-technique in sub.

31. Zack Baun - LB3/ED3

Fit: Rotational edge and linebacker. Think a better version of Justin Hollins.

32. Michael Pittman - WR9

Fit: Starting WR2

34. Justin Madubuike - DL5

Fit: Rotational 5-technique in base personnel, 1/3-technique in sub.

35. Jeremy Chinn - S2/DB8/DX2

Fit: Competition as a sub package nickel or linebacker. Special teams contributor.

37. Terrell Burgess- S3/DB10

Fit: Day one competitor for nickel reps, future running mate with Justin Simmons?

38. Grant Delpit- S4/ DB11

Fit: Day one competition for nickel duties, future starter?

40. Antoine Winfield - S5/DB12

Fit: Day one contributor in nickel personnel. Heir apparent to Kareem Jackson?

41. Cameron Dantzler - CB9/DB14

Fit: Day one competition at boundary cornerback.

42. Lloyd Cushenberry - iOL3

Fit: Day one competitor for starting center and right guard.

43. Akeem Davis-Gaither - LB4/DX3

Fit: Depth player at linebacker, sub package, and special teams contributor.

44. Ashtyn Davis - S6/DB15

Fit: Day one competition at nickel and returner, contributor to special teams. Depth at safety. Heir to Jackson?

45. K.J. Hamler - WR11

Fit: Day one competition at slot receiver and punt returner.

46. Jordan Elliott- DL6

Fit: Rotational 5-technique in base personnel, 1/3-technique in sub.

47. Matt Hennessy- iOL4

Fit: Day one competitor for starting center.

48. Neville Gallimore- DL7

Fit: Rotational 0-3-technique in nickel personnel. Depth player in base.

49. Willie Gay - LB5

Fit: Day one competition for linebacker spot.

50. Bryan Edwards- WR10

Fit: If healthy, day one competition at WR2 and WR3.

51. Robert Hunt - iOL5

Fit: Day one competitor for right guard.

52. Kyle Dugger - S7/DB16/X4

Fit: Potential safety-backer in nickel personnel. Depth at safety?

Drafts are made on Day 2, the Broncos could clean up with 4 total picks.

53. Bryce Hall - CB10/DB17

Fit: If healthy, day one competition at boundary corner.

54. K.J. Hill - WR12

Fit: Day one competition for slot receiver.

55. Logan Wilson - LB6

Fit: Depth at linebacker, contributor to special teams. Heir to Todd Davis?

56. Julian Okwara - ED4

Fit: Rotational edge depth behind Miller and Chubb.

57. Leki Fotu - DL8

Fit: Rotational nose tackle and interior rusher on passing downs.

58. Prince Tega-Wanogho - OT7

Fit: Tackle depth.

59. Davon Hamilton - DL9

Fit: Defensive line depth.

60. Matt Peart - OT8

Fit: Day one competition for swing tackle duties.

61. Malik Harrison- LB7

Fit: Linebacker depth, potential starter post-Davis.

62. Troy Dye - LB8

Fit: Depth linebacker and potential rotational player in sub package.

63. Ben Bartch - OT9

Fit: Offensive line depth.

64. Lucas Niang - OT10

Fit: Backup tackle.

65. Darnay Holmes - CB11/DB18

Fit: Depth corner who competes for snaps as a returner and contributes on special teams.

66. Troy Pride - CB12/DB19

Fit: Depth corner who can compete for playing time in sub packages.

68. Jonathan Taylor - RB2

Fit: RB2 or 3 who can step in as a lead running back.

69. J.K. Dobbins - RB3

Fit: RB2 or 3 who can step in as a three down running back.

70. Donovan Peoples-Jones - WR13

Fit: Depth receiver who can factor into punt return and special teams duties.

71. Damien Lewis- iOL6

Fit: Day one competition at right guard.

72. Bradlee Anae - ED5

Fit: Rotational edge player behind Miller and Chubb.

73. Josh Uche - DX4

Fit: Designated pass rusher who can contribute on special teams.

74. K’Von Wallace - S8/DB20

Fit: Day one competition for nickel corner.

75. Chase Claypool - OX2

Fit: Depth receiver who’s a standout on special teams.

76. Amik Robertson - CB13/DB21

Fit: Day one competition for nickel corner.

77. Cole Kmet - TE1

Fit: Depth tight end, potential replacement for Jeff Heuerman.

78. Damon Arnette - CB14/DB22

Fit: Day one competition for boundary and nickel corner.

79. Tyler Biadasz - iOL7

Fit: Day one competition for starting center.

80. Raekwon Davis - DL10

Fit: Rotational 5-technique in base personnel, interior rusher in nickel.

81. Devin Duvernay - WR14

Fit: Depth receiver who can be weaponized on designed touches.

82. Van Jefferson - WR15

Fit: Day one competition for WR2 and 3.

83. John Simpson - iOL8

Fit: Day one competition at right guard.

84. Gabriel Davis - WR16

Fit: Depth receiver, vertical threat (slot fade guy)

84. John Hightower - WR17

Fit: Depth receiver, vertical threat (slot fade guy)

85. Josiah Scott- CB15/DB23

Fit: Early competition for nickel corner, special teams contributor.

86. Cam Akers - RB3

Fit: Three down running back with questions about vision/reads and passing game prowess.

87. Curtis Weaver- ED6

Fit: Rotational edge player behind Von Miller and Bradley Chubb.

88. Isaiah Coulter - WR18

Fit: Depth receiver, vertical threat (slot fade guy)

89. Lynn Bowden - WR19/OX3

Fit: Depth receiver who can contribute on special teams.

90. Terrell Lewis - ED7

Fit: Rotational edge player behind Von Miller and Bradley Chubb.

91. Shane Lemieux - iOL9

Fit: Day one competition at right guard.

92. Jonah Jackson - iOL10

Fit: Day one competition at right guard

93. Darrell Taylor - ED8

Fit: Rotational edge player.

94. McTelvin Agim - DL11

Fit: Rotational interior pass rusher.

95. Michael Ojemudia - CB16/DB24

Fit: Depth corner who can contribute on special teams.

96. Jack Driscoll - OT11

Fit: Depth lineman who could fill in at multiple spots.

97. Hakeem Adeniji - OT12

Fit: Depth lineman with 43 games at left tackle at Kansas.

98. Antonio Gibson - RB4/OX4

Fit: Depth at running back, special teamer, gadget player.

99. Antonio Gandy-Golden WR20

Fit: Depth receiver who can contribute on special teams

100. Markus Bailey - LB9

Fit: Depth linebacker who can contribute on special teams.

101. Michael Onwenu

Fit: Early competition at right guard

102. Davion Taylor - LB10

Fit: Depth linebacker who will add speed to special teams.

103. James Lynch

Fit: Depth player along the defensive line and special teams contributor.

104. Ben Bredeson

Fit: Early competition at right guard

105. Quintez Cephus

Fit: Depth receiver

107. Zack Moss

Fit: RB3 who can take over for Melvin Gordon in case of injury.

108. Alex Highsmith

Fit: Rotational edge depth.

109. Logan Stenberg

Fit: Depth along the interior.

110. Julian Blackmon

Fit: Backup safety, nickel, and special teams contributor.

111. Collin Johnson

Fit: Depth receiver who can contribute on special teams and in the red zone.

112. Isaiah Hodgins

Fit: Depth receiver who can contribute on special teams and in the red zone.

114. Kevin Dotson

Fit: Backup lineman who could step into a starting job in a real pinch.

115. Harrison Hand

Fit: Depth corner who can play on the boundary.

Later round fliers

Some are high ceiling/low floor, some are potential backups, others offer special teams value. They aren’t necessarily in order. At this point in the draft Elway will be throwing darts, and I simply believe these are players that have a decent shot to stick to stick to the Broncos roster.

Parnell Motley

Fit: Depth corner who can contribute on special teams.

A.J. Dillon

Fit: Short yardage back

Joe Bachie

Fit: Backup linebacker and special teams contributor.

Rashard Lawrence

Fit: Depth lineman who could soak up a few snaps early.

Essang Bassey

Fit: Backup cornerback and special teams contributor.

Evan Weaver

Fit: Backup backer who can play on special teams

Anthony McFarland

Fit: Backup running back who adds explosiveness

Bravvion Roy

Fit: Backup nose tackle.

Jacob Phillips

Fit: Backup backer and core special teamer.

Kyle Murphy

Fit: Developmental interior lineman.

Jon Runyan

Fit: Developmental lineman.

James Proche

Fit: Slot receiver you can win in spite of.

Quez Watkins

Fit: Developmental receiver

Binjimen Victor

Fit: Depth receiver.

Mykal Walker

Fit: Depth linebacker and special teams contributor

Justin Strnad

Fit: Depth linebacker and special teams contributor.

Charlie Heck

Fit: Developmental tackle who offers swing upside.

Colton McKivitz

Fit: Developmental lineman with utility upside.

Alex Taylor

Fit: Project tackle

Josiah Deguara

Fit: Backup tight end/H-back and special teamer

Quartney Davis

Fit: Depth receiver who can contribute on special teams.

Keith Ismael

Fit: Backup center.

Zach Shackelford

Fit: Developmental interior lineman.

Ke’Shawn Vaughn

Fit: Backup running back who can start in a pinch.

Dane Jackson

Fit: Depth corner who has athleticism, mentality, and click and close to survive in a pinch.

Thaddeus Moss

Fit: Backup tight end who can play on special teams.

Brandon Jones

Fit: Developmental DB who has experience at safety and nickel.

Jauan Jennings

Fit: Depth receiver who can contribute on special teams.

Tremayne Anchrum

Fit: Backup lineman

Kindle Vildor

Fit: Backup DB who can contribute on special teams.

Josiah Coatney

Fit: Depth lineman who can help on passing downs.

Michael Warren

Fit: Backup running back who can tote the rock in a pinch