ENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- The
It's unlikely he'll dislodge any of the top three cornerbacks --
But Jammer's size means he could be in the Broncos' plans in their dime package. He becomes fifth of the Broncos' nine cornerbacks to measure at six feet or above, and at 200 pounds, he weighs more than all but one cornerback (rookie
Jammer could be an asset covering tight ends. In 2012, the Broncos often used a safety as the sixth defensive back last year -- usually Jim Leonhard, who signed with the Saints, or
But there are no guarantees for Jammer as he arrives in Denver. The Broncos' defensive back corps is among the deepest in the league, and now their depth beyond the top five includes two players who have been first-teamers recently -- Jammer and safety
If the Broncos' secondary stays healthy through training camp, someone of note will not be on the 53-man roster, as it seems unlikely -- and fairly unprecedented -- for seven cornerbacks to make the post-camp 53. But with Jammer in the mix, whoever survives will have made it through a scrum that could be the most competitive on the roster -- and perhaps one of the most competitive anywhere in the league.