Denver Broncos could have most impactful rookie class
The Broncos seem to have a pretty set depth chart at wide receiver, but that could change if Bralon Addison comes in and makes himself indispensable as a kick/punt returner.
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At Oregon, Addison proved he could score from any place on the field, and at any time. He scored as a receiver, runner, and returner, and showed off great quickness and burst prior to tearing his ACL in 2014.
A successful 2015 season put Addison back on the NFL radar, but iffy 40-yard dash times sort of put him on the back-burner, and the Broncos capitalized after the draft.
Since Trindon Holliday, the Broncos have not had anything really stable at the kick/punt return spots. Omar Bolden was probably the best option, but he’s now in Chicago. Jordan Norwood set the Super Bowl record for longest punt return, but he didn’t consistently have the job last year either.
The Broncos need someone to lock up the KR/PR position, but Addison can do more than that. He has value as a weapon on offense, so he’ll have to prove in camp and the preseason that he can do everything in order to make the final roster and be active on game days.