While the Broncos had to wait a day before they could begin their activity in the 2022 NFL Draft, they made up for lost time by finding productive college players in outside linebacker Nik Bonitto and tight end Greg Dulcich in the second and third round, respectively, in addition to making a pair of trades. And once the moves were made, the reactions came in quickly from across social media — from current and former Broncos, NFL analysts, the draft picks themselves and more:
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Why the Broncos' run game could be primed to take off against Raiders
"If you're a good player, whenever you get the ball in your hands you're going to make something happen," Javonte Williams said.
'Those guys have been pretty dominant': Bradley Chubb, Randy Gregory highlight Broncos pass rush that could be critical in stopping Raiders offense
Gregory and Chubb have combined for five sacks, 14 tackles, five tackles for loss, 10 quarterback hits and three forced fumbles as they've formed one of the league's best pass-rushing duos.
Ask Aric: How long will it take for the Broncos' offense to click?
It's Raiders Week — and with the Broncos sitting at 2-1 and poised for their first division game of the season, it's time for another edition of "Ask Aric."
Mile High Morning: Courtland Sutton on pace for a career year in 2022
"Whatever the reasons for last season's struggles on deep passes, there has been an abrupt change in 2022," The Athletic's Nick Kosmider wrote.
'We're so close': Broncos' offense staying patient, looking to improve in matchup with Raiders
Wilson, who has come up big in key moments in the Broncos' two wins, believes increased offensive success is not far off.
'It's always a tough game': Broncos focused on snapping skid, picking up key divisional win vs. rival Raiders
"I hate them, to be honest with you," Bradley Chubb said. "I hate them. There's only a few teams in the league I hate, and they're one of them. Every time we go there, it hasn't went in our favor. Since 2015 it hasn't went in our favor. It's always a tough game, I always know it's going to be a good matchup."
Injury Report: D.J. Jones, Dalton Risner among Broncos held out of Wednesday's practice ahead of matchup with Raiders
Four Broncos starters did not practice on Wednesday as Denver turns its attention toward its first division battle of the season.
Mile High Morning: John Elway and Dan Marino named best QB combo in NFL draft history by ESPN
Peyton Manning and Russell Wilson also made the top 10.
Way Back When: Al Davis and the Raiders
Broncos Team Historian Jim Saccomano reflects on the Broncos' connection to the Raiders.
Punter Corliss Waitman named AFC Special Teams Player of the Week
Waitman posted an impressive performance that was critical in the Broncos' 11-10 win over the 49ers.