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Broncos Get a “B” on the Draft Says Yahoos’ Cole

Jason Cole of Yahoo Sports has given the Broncos a “B” on the weekend draft.  Here is the breakdown: 

Picks: OT Ryan Clady, WR Eddie Royal, G Kory Lichtensteiger, CB Jack Williams, RB Ryan Torain, DT Carlton Powell, LB Spencer Larsen, DB Josh Barrett and RB Peyton Hillis
Positives: Clady, Royal and Williams
Negatives: Lichtensteiger and Torain
Bottom line: B. The Broncos nabbed the second-best left tackle in the draft after Jake Long and an immediate replacement to Matt Lepsis, who retired. The Broncos addressed their constant need for a return man with Royal, who could be really interesting in the offense as well. Lichtensteiger is a solid player, but guys with short arms have problems in this league. So much of line play, both offensively and defensively, is dependent upon leverage. Like Royal, Williams is a speed guy the Broncos needed.

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One Response to “Broncos Get a “B” on the Draft Says Yahoos’ Cole”

  1. Lou says:

    I thought that the Broncos had an outstanding draft.

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