Denver Broncos: One dream offseason scenario in 2019
2019 NFL Draft
First round: Drew Lock, QB, Missouri
The strong-armed quarterback out of Missouri would be the Broncos’ potential long-term solution at the quarterback position. He has all of the talent and intangibles needed to succeed at the next level. The pressure would be on Rich Scangarello, TC McCartney, and the rest of the offensive staff to put him in position to succeed.
Second round: Chris Lindstrom, OG, Boston College
The Broncos paid Mike Munchak a lot of money to come to Denver (presumably), so why not get him a fun, new toy to work with? Lindstrom is considered by some to be the best interior lineman in this entire draft class. That’s certainly up for debate, but Lindstrom looks like an immediate starter in the NFL and could pencil in at right tackle for the Broncos with Connor McGovern moving to center.
Third round: Khalen Saunders, DL, Western Illinois
If the Broncos don’t re-sign Zach Kerr (or Domata Peko), they need to find an athletic nose tackle to come in and play right away. Khalen Saunders doesn’t have much experience against top competition, but he proved he belongs among the big boys at this year’s Senior Bowl. He is disruptive, athletic, strong, and energetic.
Fourth round (a): Stanley Morgan Jr., WR, Nebraska
Planning for the future a bit here, the Broncos get a great route runner in Stanley Morgan, who has speed and can play inside or outside. He would be an option whenever Emmanuel Sanders is no longer in the picture, but could provide value as a reserve right away. We saw how Denver’s depth was tested here in 2018.
Fourth round (b): Paul Adams, OT, Missouri
I would love to see the Broncos bring in one or two of Lock’s friends from Missouri if they do, indeed, draft him. Paul Adams isn’t one to generate headlines but he’s been a consistently strong pass protector for the Tigers and would give the Broncos an option at swing tackle right away.