Denver Broncos: Five Important Players to 2017 Season

DENVER, CO - JANUARY 1: Outside linebacker Von Miller
DENVER, CO - JANUARY 1: Outside linebacker Von Miller /
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DENVER, CO – OCTOBER 9: Quarterback Paxton Lynch
DENVER, CO – OCTOBER 9: Quarterback Paxton Lynch /

Paxton Lynch

Yeah I know. More quarterback debate. Understand this: Paxton Lynch will be better in an offense suited to his skillset. Mike McCoy spent the 2011 season with Tim Tebow making him comfortable in a offense tailored to his running style. McCoy can easily do this with Lynch with some of the Peyton Manning shotgun screen plays sprinkled in.

It is good news there is still “quarterback competition” heading into Training Camp. Lynch is closing the gap significantly on Trevor Siemian in hopes to prove he deserves the start. Once the offense line becomes the fine tuned engine, everything will fall into place for Lynch or Siemian. For Lynch, he is more mobile and athletic on the run to make plays.

The more reps Lynch gets with the ones he sees as a time to get better.

“Yeah, I mean the more reps I’m getting with these guys, the more I get to go against the defense and see the looks live compared to just on paper, it’s helping me a lot. I think each practice I’ve progressively got better,” Lynch said.

“I think it’s made me and Trevor both better players going through it. Also, I think it’s made the offense even better as well. Us competing, making us play better, making the guys around us play better.”

Ultimately, the coaches will choose what is best for the team. Lynch will show improvement in 2017. Do not count out Trevor Siemian out just yet. He is the same boat as last year.