It appears the Denver Broncos are getting ready to maneuver on from Russell Wilson, that means they need to take a quarterback within the draft. Nevertheless, some indicated they do not have to try this.
The Broncos have the twelfth total decide, that means prime prospects like Southern Cal’s Caleb Williams and North Carolina’s Drake Maye will probably be off the board. Albert Breer of Sports activities Illustrated steered they might roll with Jarrett Stidham in 2024 if they do not like one other QB.
“[The Broncos] do not essentially have to do something proper now. Jarrett Stidham is below contract for subsequent 12 months,” wrote Breer. “Both approach, they’ve a approach to tread water for a 12 months, and preserve constructing the roster if they don’t seem to be completely in love with a quarterback at 12.”
Stidham will enter the ultimate 12 months of a two-year, $10M deal subsequent season and appeared serviceable after he changed Wilson, who was benched in Week 17. He went 1-1 as a starter, finishing 60.6 p.c of his passes for 496 yards, two TDs and one decide.
Denver’s incapability to seek out a solution at crucial place is why it hasn’t made the playoffs for eight consecutive seasons. Since Corridor of Famer Peyton Manning retired after successful Tremendous Bowl 50, the Broncos have cycled by 13 beginning QBs.
In his newest mock draft, CBS Sports activities’ Chris Trapasso predicted Denver would choose Oregon’s Bo Nix — a 2023 Heisman finalist — which looks as if an honest selection. In 15 video games, the 23-year-old threw 45 TDs and posted a 91.2 QBR, third in the FBS.
If the Broncos do not love a prospect like Nix, they need to try and commerce up within the draft, choosing somebody who can finish the ineptitude.