Denver Broncos: Top 15 first-round draft picks of all time

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Tom Glassic never went to the Pro Bowl. Glassic will never even enter the Hall of Fame conversation. However, when you look back on his career with the Broncos, it’s easy to understand why he finds himself on this list.

Glassic was a starter essentially from the day he was drafted by Denver. An instant-impact player at guard, he helped pave the way for some of the franchise’s more success squads in the 1970s and 1980s. He even played an integral role in the Broncos’ run to Super Bowl XII, although the effort fell short thanks to the Dallas Cowboys.

Either way, Glassic was a staple in the Denver offense for his eight seasons with the club. If it wasn’t for nagging injuries that eventually brought his career to a merciful end, we may have seen even more outstanding play from the Virginia product.

Between his eight seasons as a starter, role in the Super Bowl appearance and his unique personality, Glassic will easily go down as one of the best interior offensive lineman to ever don the navy and orange.