Broncos, Briefly: Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Peyton Manning goes deep with pass at NFL's storied history (Barry Wilner, Associated Press)
For the quarterback, it was a labor of love, a journey into pro football’s past that was educational, humorous and heartfelt.

NFL Draft: History suggests Broncos should wait until 2020 if passing on first-round quarterback pick (Ryan O'Halloran, Denver Post)
If they want to develop a quarterback behind Flacco, two Day 3 (rounds 4-7) options are Auburn’s Jarrett Stidham and Northwestern’s Clayton Thorson.

Broncos NFL Draft preview: Quarterbacks mix of potential and experience (Ryan O'Halloran, Denver Post)
Level of need: High. The urgency to add a quarterback of the future may not be a huge priority inside the Broncos’ building, but Flacco is 34 years old and has no guaranteed money left on his contract. The Broncos have met with or hosted most of the top quarterbacks. If not with the 10th overall pick, it makes sense to add a passer in rounds 2-4.

Eight NFL teams most likely to trade up, down in first round of draft (Michael Middlehurst-Schwartz, USA Today)
Decisions in the NFL draft tend to have a ripple effect, and few moves have quite as many wide-ranging consequences as trades.

2019 NFL Draft: Ideal top two picks for all 32 teams (Chad Reuter and Lance Zierlein, NFL.com)
Hockenson and the Broncos are one of the best prospect-team fits in this draft, as he immediately helps the run and passing games. If McCoy is still available at No. 41, the Broncos should pounce. He'd be a longtime starter at center for them.

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