Stacked Against The Pick:
Jan 1 2012; Denver, CO, USA; General view of Denver Broncos quarterback Tim Tebow (15) (not pictured) helmet before the start of the game against the Kansas City Chiefs at Sports Authority Field. The Chiefs defeated the Broncos 7-3. Mandatory Credit: Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports
After losing Elvis Dumervil, all signs point to the Broncos landing Dwight Freeney. Which could help the case for Travis Long landing in Denver. Even without the addition of Freeney (yet), the Broncos have had a great off season, all that’s really left to do is add depth via the draft.
It looks like Denver will look to sure up the secondary with their first round pick, with recent mock drafts from Mel Kiper and Todd McShay, have them picking, Jamar Taylor (Boise State, DB), or D.J. Hayden (Houston, DB). From there, they could go anywhere from running back, to defensive tackle. Their in a position to draft the best available player.
The Perfect Storm:
If the Broncos can pick up Dwight Freeney, or John Abraham, they might look to add depth to the D-Line, later in the draft. Like I said, they will probably be picking the best available player through out the draft, so if their grades on Travis Long are high, and he is available late in the draft, look for him to be a Denver Bronco.
Likelihood Long Gets Drafter By The Broncos:
B. It all depends on how high the Broncos grade Travis Long. I think he could be a great fit for Denver. I project him to be a late round pick, and if that is the case, he would be a great pick up and an awesome value for the later rounds. He would come in and add instant depth to the Broncos, and could flourish playing behind Freeney and learning his ways.
Dec 16, 2012; Baltimore, MD, USA; Denver Broncos helmet awaits use before the game against the Baltimore Ravens at M