Third Amigo? Who will be the Broncos #3 WR?

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Jordan Norwood


-For the 2nd straight off-season, Norwood showcased big time playmaking ability on offense and special teams. He was

Aug 29, 2015; Denver, CO, USA; Denver Broncos wide receiver Jordan Norwood (11) catches a pass during the first half against the San Francisco 49ers at Sports Authority Field at Mile High. Mandatory Credit: Chris Humphreys-USA TODAY Sports

a natural in the slot receiver position, acting as a safety valve for Manning and Osweiler to move the chains in preseason action.

-Next to Caldwell, he has the most pro experience amongst the reserve receivers

-Because of the way Manning plays, Norwood could be a safer bet to see more targets on offense(as he will be in the slot most of the time). With Julius Thomas and Wes Welker leaving Denver, there is a vacancy for the role of a receiver that can move the chains. Norwood definitely has the skill set to fill that role.


-He is one year removed from an ACL injury that costed him the 2014 season.  Although he appears back to full health, it does come into question how much can be expected of him to contribute on offense.

-For some of the reasons mentioned above, I don’t know how many opportunities Norwood will get on offense knowing that Latimer’s draft status and Caldwell’s rapport with Manning could limit Norwood’s reps on offense.

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