Second Round: Vincent Taylor, DT, Oklahoma State
I think the Broncos could convince Sylvester Williams to possibly come back on a two or three-year contract at a decent price, but what if he tests the market? What does this team have at nose tackle?
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The Broncos would be making a very wise investment bringing back Vance Walker, who was arguably the team’s best run defender behind Derek Wolfe, but what kind of depth are they going to add on the inside? What is the plan at nose tackle?
That’s where the 6-2, 310 pound Vincent Taylor comes into play. The underclassman could very well go higher than this after a junior season where he racked up 51 tackles, 13 tackles for loss, seven sacks, and four blocked kicks. He was a playmaker on the defensive interior and could be the type of disruptive force the Broncos crave on the interior.
A good case could be made for the defensive end position being a greater area of need, but the Broncos used a second rounder last year on Adam Gotsis, who they really like and hope can take a big leap in 2017.