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The Broncos' two most impactful pickups, for this season and future seasons, could have occurred on the final and, theoretically, least important afternoon of the draft.Upvote Share TweetAs a raw, hulking senior at Jefferson City High School in central Missouri, Sylvester Williams weighed more than 300 pounds but couldn't crack the football team's starting lineup.Upvote Share Tweet
Broncos' Elway picks DE Quanterus Smith, receiver Tavarres King in fifth round, conclude with QB Zac Dysert of Miami (Ohio)Prior to the NFL Draft, Broncos executive John Elway talked about taking the best players available.Upvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Updated Apr 27, 2013The draft is over, which means teams are signing undrafted players. And then they’re announcing the names of the players they’ve signed. And then we’re listing them here. The Broncos have announced a 15-man class of undrafted free agents, includingUpvote Share Tweet
Draft dries up Bradshaw’s current optionsprofootballtalk.com Updated Apr 27, 2013On Friday, free-agent running back Ahmad Bradshaw received full clearance to resume football activities. On Friday and Saturday, all teams that had interest in Bradshaw filled their needs via draft picks. The interested teams were the Steelers, Packers,…Upvote Share TweetESPN.com Updated Apr 27, 2013The AFC West added quarterbacks Saturday. Oakland took Arkansas quarterback Tyler Wilson in the fourth round, and in the seventh round the Chargers added Southern Utah’s Brad Sorensen and Denver picked Miami-Ohio’s Zac Dysert. Sorensen, who originallyUpvote Share Tweet
Broncos select Va Tech tackle in 6th roundENGLEWOOD, Colo.-The Denver Broncos have selected Virginia Tech offensive tackle Vinston Painter in the sixth round of the NFL draft.Upvote Share TweetMontee Ball carried the ball so often at Wisconsin, he couldn't have had much time to work on pass blocking.Upvote Share TweetThe Denver Broncos may have found a potential pass-rusher to complement star Von Miller. Denver took intriguing prospect Quanterus Smith from Western Kentucky in the fifth round. Many scouts thought Smith would be taken earlier. But he suffered a torn A…Upvote Share TweetBarring another trade, it appears the Broncos are looking to build depth in the late rounds of the NFL draft.Upvote Share Tweet
Broncos Trade Fourth-Round Selectiondenverbroncos.com Updated Apr 27, 2013The Broncos entered the 2013 NFL Draft without a sixth-rounder. On Saturday, they changed that by trading the 125th overall selection in the draft to the Green Bay Packers for the 146th (5th round) and 173rd (6th round) picks. The Packers selected UCLA …Upvote Share Tweet
Ball Gets the Call: You’ve seen the Broncos’ side of John Elway a…denverbroncos.com Updated Apr 27, 2013You’ve seen the Broncos’ side of John Elway and John Fox’s phone call to running back Montee Ball welcoming him to the team. Now watch from Ball’s perspective, courtesy of the University of Wisconsin:Upvote Share Tweet
Denver checks off three areas of need in NFL draftThe Broncos' top three priorities have been addressed in the NFL draft: running back (Montee Ball), cornerback (Kayvon Webster) and defensive line (Sylvester Williams).Upvote Share Tweet
Draft prospects with local ties must wait until SaturdayPotential NFL draftees with Colorado ties must hope their names will be called Saturday when the final rounds (fourth through seventh) are conducted.Upvote Share Tweet
Don Banks: Barkley pick proof that Kelly's no one-trick pony; more SnapsApr 27NEW YORK -- Musings, observations and the occasional insight as the eventful final day of the NFL Draft at Radio City Music Hall finally brought a flurry of quarterback news...
2013 NFL draft -- Draft's winners, losersApr 27The San Diego Chargers are the big winners of the 2013 draft, writes John Clayton.
2013 NFL draft - The draft's five best and five worst matchesApr 27Which players landed in great situations, and which weren't as lucky?
Jim Trotter: New Chargers GM Telesco shows backbone with Te'o pickApr 27SAN DIEGO -- Chargers owner Dean Spanos hates distractions, and though some might find this hard to believe, he does care about public perception. Like when his football people are considering a potentially controversial decision. In situations like tha…