Denver Broncos: Top five 2018 NFL Draft needs
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The last pressing position of need is linebacker, where the Broncos have two solidified starters in Brandon Marshall and Todd Davis, but little depth behind them and a bit of an unclear future.
Marshall’s contract will need to be revisited by season’s end, and we don’t know how that will wind up for either party. Davis is a very solid player, but excels against the run and struggles in coverage.
If the Broncos don’t draft a linebacker before round four, I’ll be a little shocked. This is a deep class at the position, and they’ve brought in some of the players that would be great fits on day two.
Namely, the Broncos have brought in Josey Jewell, Fred Warner, and Jerome Baker. All of whom could be day two picks. They have also looked at Washington’s Keishawn Bierria, a possible day three sleeper.
Wide receiver, tight end
I don’t think wide receiver and tight end are necessarily pressing needs for the Broncos right now, but they could definitely look to the future at those positions.
Personally, I would rather invest in some veteran players at those positions, especially if you have a rookie quarterback coming in. The Broncos could look to add some more athleticism and depth at both spots, however.