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Report: Broncos will attend Ohio State’s second pro day featuring QB Justin Fields

Broncos once again attending a top quarterback’s Pro Day.

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According to SI’s Albert Breer, the Denver Broncos will be among the teams represented at the second Ohio State pro day tomorrow which will be featuring quarterback prospect Justin Fields.

It hasn’t been detailed who exactly will be representing the Broncos at the pro day, but it’s safe to assume that General Manager George Paton will be in attendance. He has attended every top quarterback prospect that’s not named Mac Jones pro day already so it makes sense that he’ll go and watch Justin Fields workout again.

As we know, Paton and quarterback’s coach Mike Shula attended his first pro day which by all accounts was a successful one. It’s safe to assume Fields made a good impression on at least one of them and he has a chance to do that once again tomorrow.

The Broncos currently hold the 9th overall selection in the 2021 NFL Draft and appear to be in the quarterback market. The top three selections in the draft will be quarterbacks. Those three being Trevor Lawrence, Zach Wilson, and potentially Mac Jones. After that, that will potentially leave Justin Fields, Trey Lance and/or Mac Jones for the Broncos. The Panthers trading for Sam Darnold take them out of the quarterback hunt while the Atlanta Falcons remain the x-factor in the discussion. So, there’s an avenue where the Broncos could get a quarterback without trading out of 9th overall. The Patriots lurking at 15th overall who could be eager to trade up is something to keep an eye on, but the Broncos are looking good right now if they want one of the top five quarterbacks.

Justin Fields is my top target(followed closely by Trey Lance) for the Broncos out of the realistic candidates. His athleticism is a game-changer while his accuracy, arm strength, and poise within the pocket make him a dangerous passer as well. Pairing him with the Broncos explosive weapons on offense could put this team over the top fairly quickly.

Do the Broncos agree? Well, they’ll get one more chance to see Fields live before making up their minds ahead of the first round of the 2021 NFL Draft.