The Denver Broncos need a long-term solution at the quarterback position. We look at the team’s current situation at QB and what the future could look like.
The Denver Broncos need help at the quarterback position. In case you’re already sick of hearing about it or talking about it, buckle in for the next three months.
We’ve already started exploring options in the 2019 NFL Draft, free agency, and even some trade options (though that list is significantly shorter. Andrew Wade recently took a look at a list of players the Broncos should avoid at the position this offseason.
Some believe this offseason is not an ideal one to be searching for a quarterback, but there are some very interesting options available and the Broncos have some players in-house who will be competing for jobs next year with the team.
Case Keenum returns as the team’s starting quarterback for a second season, though this offseason is going to be critical for him as he transitions from Bill Musgrave’s offense (where he was a square peg in a round hole) to Rich Scangarello’s offense, which will be more tailored to Keenum’s skill set.
The Broncos also have Garrett Grayson coming back on a reserve/futures contract and Kevin Hogan would be an inexpensive backup option as a restricted free agent.
This team will scour the 2019 NFL Draft crop as well as free agency as players become available, but the way things are currently, a free agent seems like an unlikely route for Denver.
Let’s review the team’s current options and look at what they might consider going forward.