And of the six players the Broncos have signed from the open market to this point, including defensive end Shelby Harris and safety Kareem Jackson who were both with the Broncos last season, five were on defense. Running back Mike Boone, signed to a relatively low impact two-year, $3.85 million deal, is the only player on offense the Broncos have signed in the first month of free agency.
When you set aside all the polarizing opinions that exist throughout the fanbase, the signs all point to Denver Broncos' GM George Paton having a significant interest in acquiring QB Teddy Bridgewater from the Carolina Panthers. The recent arrival of Sam Darnold in Carolina means Bridgewater will now be made available for trade, and when you combine his sudden availability with his notable past history, the match is undeniable.
The probability of drafting an impact player decreases with each pick in the draft. The top-5 selections are better than picks 6-10 and so on. Here are three scenarios that examine the probability of each selection the Broncos have or potentially could have on draft day.