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A Broncos fan's guide to the 2017 NFL Draft

When is the draft?

Round 1: Thursday, April 27, 6 p.m. MT
Round 2-3: Friday, April 28, 5 p.m. MT
Round 4-7: Saturday, April 29, 10 a.m. MT

How can I tune in?

TV: NFL Network, ESPN
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RoundNo. (overall)Guest announcer
120: OT Garett BollesN/A
219 (51): DE DeMarcus WalkerHall of Fame RB Floyd Little
318 (82): WR Carlos HendersonRing of Fame WR Rod Smith
337* (101): CB Brendan LangleyRing of Fame WR Rod Smith
51 (145): TE Jake ButtA soldier from Fort Carson's 1st Stryker Brigade
529* (172): WR Isaiah McKenzieA soldier from Fort Carson's 1st Stryker Brigade
619 (203): De'Angelo HendersonDenver Broncos Boys & Girls Club football team
735* (253): QB Chad KellyN/A
*compensatory selection

Broncos' first-round picks under John Elway

2016: QB Paxton Lynch (26th overall, via Seattle Seahawks)
2015: OLB Shane Ray (23rd overall, via Detroit Lions)
2014: CB Bradley Roby (31st overall)
2013: DT Sylvester Williams (28th overall)
2011: OLB Von Miller (second overall)

The Broncos' best pick from each round

These Broncos draft picks proceeded to have careers with the Broncos that included at least one first-team All-Pro selection, two Pro Bowl nods and/or resulted in induction into the Broncos Ring of Fame and/or the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

Round 1: OLB Von Miller (2011)
Round 2: DE/OLB Simon Fletcher (1985)
Round 3: DB Billy Thompson (1969)
Round 4: LB Tom Jackson (1973)
Round 5: RB Sammy Winder (1982)
Round 6: RB Terrell Davis (1995)
Round 7: TE Shannon Sharpe (1990)'s positions of need for the Broncos

"The Broncos have to address the offensive tackle position and quite possibly with their first pick. Finding a quality inside backer to put next to Brandon Marshall is in play, while a talented complementary player at DE for Derek Wolfe is a possibility."

How to follow the Broncos throughout the draft

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Go back through 17 years of Broncos draft history through the picks' fashion at the draft or on the day they were introduced as Broncos. (photos by Eric Bakke unless noted)

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