This time of year, discussions around what the Broncos could, should and probably will do with the first pick of the draft run deep and wide as they dominate the landscape of Broncos Country water cooler talk.
Are we finally going to try to get a real answer at quarterback?
Will we finally see a high talent inside linebacker to complete our defense?
If they do go QB, what does that mean for Drew Lock?
What kind of GM is George Paton and how much better will we understand him after that first pick?
Every angle is fascinating...especially when we have a new guy at the helm that we honestly don’t know much about.
Probably the most exciting part of this year’s draft is just how full of possibility it honestly seems.
At the top of the draft this year there are some really exciting tackles available, some extremely talented cornerbacks, an inside linebacker who looks to be a likely first-year Pro Bowler, a superb tight end, many talented wide receivers, and of course, a handful of serious QB prospects.
Do you stay put?
Do you trade up for a QB because your team loves him?
Do you go defense?
Can you pass up either of those tackles if one of them falls to you?
I’m honestly going to be on the edge of my seat for this Draft. We’re picking high enough to make things extremely interesting, and what happens is going to start shaping my take on just who George Paton is and what he brings to the Broncos organization.
If a bunch of teams are moving back and you are in the QB market ... you might want to move up. Don’t want to be left holding the bag at 9 with no QB and no one who wants to move up to 9 in a trade that would add 2022 draft capital. https://t.co/Vb6mtHVSAk— Andrew Mason (@MaseDenver) April 20, 2021
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