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Broncos add Derek Wolfe

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After trading out of the first round, the Broncos have devoted their first pick of the Peyton Manning to a guy who’ll never catch a pass from him.

The Broncos have selected defensive tackle Derek Wolfe, from the University of Cincinnati.

Mel Kiper said he had a late first-round grade on Wolfe, who didn’t get much attention in the pre-draft discussion.¬† Mike Mayock¬†had Wolfe listed as the 27th best remaining player entering round two.

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13 Responses to “Broncos add Derek Wolfe”
  1. blacknole08 says: Apr 27, 2012 7:32 PM

    *Howls*

    Don’t know who he is, but he addresses the biggest need on defense for the Broncos. Good luck to him.

  2. praetorian77 says: Apr 27, 2012 7:38 PM

    One would think that they could have done better with that pick…

  3. seanb20124 says: Apr 27, 2012 7:40 PM

    Can we talk about Vernon Davis lil brother heard he got drafted by the MPD.
    Google it

  4. jeziyo247 says: Apr 27, 2012 7:41 PM

    I hope the broncos know what they are doing. What made them pick wolfe over worthy and reyes? Let’s go RB next and then Brock Osweiler if he’s still there

  5. perennialsinn21 says: Apr 27, 2012 7:54 PM

    If you don’t know this kid don’t open your mouth living in Cincinnati watching this kid he will bring it every down every week lunch pail kid.

  6. cwenger says: Apr 27, 2012 7:56 PM

    NFL.com has him rated 47.5/100. All the other players taken in the second round so far have been 80+. Seems pretty odd…

  7. denverdave3 says: Apr 27, 2012 8:01 PM

    The kid deserves a fair chance, but it seems to me they could have gotten him at 57.

    Reminds me of the Orlando Franklin pick last year and that worked out ok.

  8. shaunypoo says: Apr 27, 2012 8:08 PM

    Saw every game of his college career. You got good value. Decent ceiling, high floor. Good motor. Not a highlight reel guy, but never takes a play off.

  9. cletusvandam says: Apr 27, 2012 8:21 PM

    Wow. Maybe they SHOULD have let Manning have a say in who they drafted.

  10. 4thquartermagic says: Apr 27, 2012 9:34 PM

    Die hard Bronco fan and here in Denver people are in shock about these picks.

    No one even even knew who this guy was.

  11. laxcoach37 says: Apr 28, 2012 1:11 AM

    Boo… Small school= “big dog on a small porch”, but heck you got Manning. Hope he doesn’t get hurt or your team blows even in a super weak division.

  12. chilomane says: Apr 29, 2012 3:05 AM

    Go broncos….. Alfred willams was beside himself but he wanted the dt out of Clemson Thompson I think or Lamar miller at 25

  13. smitty1350 says: May 3, 2012 5:32 PM

    Alfred Williams also has half a Brain, DMac is worse. Look where those 2 players ended up being drafted?

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