We’re not done yet!
Ever since the Draft switched to its current 3-day format, I’ve come to appreciate the second and third rounds almost as much as the first. With an overnight break in the action, teams and draft nerds alike have a chance to reset their boards and get ready to pick up some solid contributors, and maybe even a few immediate starters. Day 2 is really the meat and potatoes of the draft. Sure, the champagne and caviar of the first round is fancy and expensive, but tonight is where champions are made.
Continue reading Broncos Draft Preview, 2016: Part 4 – Rounds 2 and 3
One more piece from me today, in which I review every first-round pick teams made.
I don’t do draft grades, but I do evaluate which teams made moves I liked and which teams made moves I didn’t like. And I’ll toss him in my thoughts about some general draft-day talk that has taken place.
Continue reading Reviewing The First Round Of The 2016 NFL Draft
You gotta love it when things fall into place.
Ever since Brock Osweiler bolted the Broncos for the Texans and a contract that was more than what he may have been worth at that point, John Elway never panicked.
Others would have caved in and given the 49ers and Colin Kaepernick whatever they wanted. Or the Eagles and Sam Bradford whatever they wanted. Or chase after any veteran QB they could find, just to say they had filled the position.
Not Elway. Because that’s not how he plays the game.
Continue reading Gut Reaction: Broncos Draft Paxton Lynch
The always excellent Andrew Mason tweeted this out after the Broncos drafted Paxton Lynch:
While this may be eye-opening to many of Mason’s Twitter followers, this is a point that we here have known as obvious for quite some time. What wasn’t obvious, however, was whether Lynch would even be obtainable. Well, he was, so let’s break down the financials a bit.
Continue reading The Financial Benefits Of Drafting Paxton Lynch
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I’m sure we’ve all got Paxton Lynch on our minds right now. I know I still do, but I still also have what happened to Laremy Tunsil on my mind right now, and they’re not entirely happy thoughts. So I’m just going to dump these thoughts on quickly and then move on to Day 2 of the 2016 NFL Draft.
Continue reading Let’s Talk Tunsil