Broncos, Briefly: Monday, April 29, 2019

FMIA: 2019 Draft Scenes — Agony in Jersey, Making [Stuff] Up In Arizona and High Drama In The Raiders Room (Peter King, Football Morning in America)
Elway really didn’t want to deal those picks. He really didn’t want to draft a quarterback here, because he wanted to show faith in Flacco. But Elway’s a quarterback. He knows if you don’t have your long-term guy, you’re perpetually searching for him. Lock was his number one quarterback in this draft. If he could get Lock with the 42nd pick, he had to do it. He just had to.

NFL draft 2019 grades: Evaluating the Broncos and every other team's picks (Ryan O'Halloran, Denver Post)_
B — John Elway didn’t like anybody at No. 10 so he traded down to take TE Noah Fant and pick up an extra second-round pick that allowed him to move up 10 spots for QB Drew Lock immediately after taking instant right guard starter Dalton Risner. Drafting a quarterback in Round 2 is low-risk. DE Dre’Mont Jones (third round) has a pass-rush burst that should get him on the field right away._

Denver Broncos draft first-round talent, deserve high grade (Woody Paige, Colorado Springs Gazette)_
For the first time in franchise history, the Broncos got three first-round players._

Five things you might not know about Dalton Risner (Henry Chisolm, BSN Denver)_
Dalton Risner’s journey from Wiggins, Colorado to the Denver Broncos is well known, but here are a few things you may not have heard about the 41st-overall pick._

Report: Giants were wrong to think Broncos would draft Daniel Jones (Michael David Smith, Pro Football Talk)_
According to Mike Klis of 9 News, the Broncos would not have taken Jones in the first round._

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