For the first time in a long time, the first day of the draft was an entirely quiet one for Denver. The Broncos, of course, traded the ninth-overall pick this year as part of a larger package to acquire quarterback Russell Wilson, so they had no big decisions to be made on Thursday night.
Instead, they treated Wilson as their first-round pick and had some fun with it:
As The Athletic's Nick Kosmider wrote, "Nobody dines on $100 filet mignon and then regrets not ordering the meatloaf."
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Denver's first pick will come Friday evening at No. 64, the last selection of the second round. Need a prediction? Steve Muench writes for ESPN that TE Trey McBride would be the perfect fit for the Broncos.
"Tight end Albert Okwuegbunam is talented and took a step forward last season, but Noah Fant was a part of the Russell Wilson trade," Muench wrote. "McBride is the top tight end in this class and would be a good get for the Broncos."