The first of a seven-half collection previewing the NFL Draft (April 25-27):
Degree of want: Excessive. The urgency to add a quarterback of the longer term is probably not a huge priority contained in the Broncos’ building, but Flacco is 34 years previous and has no assured cash left on his contract. The Broncos have met with or hosted a lot of the prime quarterbacks. If not with the 10th general decide, it is sensible to add a passer in rounds 2-4.
Dwayne Haskins, Ohio State
Turns 22 on Might three. … Third-workforce All-America as a redshirt sophomore in 2018, throwing a Massive Ten report 50 touchdown passes. … Completed 70 % of his attempts (373 of 533). … Eclipsed 300 yards in nine video games. … Measured 6 ft, three three/8 inches and 231 pounds at the Combine. … Visited Broncos last week. … Began solely 14 video games in school.
Drew Lock, Missouri
Turns 23 on Nov. 10. … Finished Missouri career with ninety nine touchdowns, 39 interceptions, and a 56.9 completion price. … Began forty six video games and had 1,553 move makes an attempt. … Misplaced first nine games towards ranked opponents until profitable 38-17 at No. 10 Florida last yr. … Visited Broncos last week. … Measured at 6-3 6/8 and 228 pounds at Mix.
Daniel Jones, Duke
Turns 22 on Might 27. … Checks Elway’s most popular peak box (6-5 1/8 and 221 at Combine). … The Broncos worked him out earlier this month. … Coached at Duke by David Cutcliffe, who was Peyton Manning’s play-caller at Tennessee and Eli Manning’s head coach at Mississippi. … Threw fifty two touchdowns and 29 interceptions in 36 profession video games.
After Round 1
Will Grier, West Virginia: Met with Broncos at the Mix. … Began profession at Florida earlier than transferring to West Virginia following constructive check for banned supplement. … Had 10 300-yard games as a senior and 5 video games with at the very least four touchdowns. … Turned 24 on April 3.
Jarrett Stidham, Auburn: Began career at Baylor and completed as a two-yr starter at Auburn (36 touchdowns, eleven interceptions). … Completion proportion dipped from sixty six.5 in 2017 to 60.7 last yr. … Met with Broncos on the Combine. … Turns 23 in August.
Clayton Thorson, Northwestern: Listed at 6-four and 219 at NU’s Professional Day final month. … Was worked out on-campus by the Broncos. … The first NU quarterback to…