Draft grades are in – for the 2006 draft that is. NFL Mocks posted their AFC West draft grades, and the Broncos seemed to have done the best. It doesn’t matter too much considering more than half the players drafted are no longer with the team. It’s still fun to look at, however.
“If only the Broncos could have found a way to make all of these picks happy and signed, they could have had arguably the best offensive draft, not just of 2006, but of the decade. QB Jay Cutler (1st), WR Brandon Marshall (4th), and TE Tony Scheffler (2nd) composed one of the most dangerous passing offenses, right up until Josh McDaniels came to town. It’s not entirely McDaniels fault, both Cutler and Marshall had selfish, me-first attitudes…”
You can see the grade and read more analysis here.