Denver Broncos: Grades for entire 2020 rookie class

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Denver Broncos, Jerry Jeudy
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First round

Jerry Jeudy

Like Hamler, fans were likely happy with what they saw from Jeudy, they just felt there would be much more.

As a rookie, Jeudy caught 52 passes on the season, which was good for second-most on the team. But he hauled in less than half of the passes that were thrown his way and he had some atrocious drops.

Going forward, you can only expect that Jeudy will get much better. He seems to have developed a strong connection with Lock, who clearly trusts him and looks his way often. Jeudy runs tremendous routes and has above-average speed.

He just needs  to make sure he catches the ball, the thing he is primarily paid to do.

That should come in time as Jeudy works out the kinks in his game. He responded to what was probably the worst game he had in his life at any level against the Chargers by catching five passes for 140 yards and a touchdown the very next week against the Raiders.

That included a 92-yard touchdown grab that we selected as the team’s play of the year.

I would expect Jeudy to have a much better second season, especially with Courtland Sutton back and able to take some of the attention away from him.

Grade: B-