Undrafted free agents are vital to Denver Broncos success

PHILADELPHIA, PA - NOVEMBER 05: Wide receiver Nelson Agholor
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STANFORD, CA – FEBRUARY 04: Denver Broncos general manager and executive vice president of football operations John Elway (R) talks to Stanford football head coach David Shaw during the Broncos practice at Stanford Stadium on February 4, 2016 in Stanford, California. The Broncos will play the Carolina Panthers in Super Bowl 50 on February 7, 2016. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images) /

Who is John Elway’s next undrafted free agent success story?

These are just a few of undrafted free agent success stories with Denver. There are many more we could cover, and there will be more to come. From last year’s class we could see a few more.

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Jamal Carter, Dymonte Thomas, Jerrol Garcia-Williams and Marcus Rios each saw playing time during the 2017 season. Each will look to step up and force Vance Joseph to provide more playing time in 2018.

The 2018 draft season should be no different. With eight picks in the first five rounds and none in round six or seven, expect Denver to be working the phone lines immediately after their draft concludes. You never know when they could find the next Chris Harris Jr or Shaquil Barrett.