Broncos may be looking to trade up for Jerry Jeudy

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The Broncos have consistently been named as one of the teams looking to trade up in this week’s NFL draft, and they may be looking to add a big-time offensive playmaker in the first round.

Alabama wide receiver Jerry Jeudy is the player the Broncos would be targeting with a move up to the Top 10, according to Woody Paige of the Colorado Springs Gazette.

Most mock drafts have Jeudy off the board before the Broncos’ pick, at No. 15. Denver would probably have to move into the 8-12 range to have a chance at him.

The Broncos already have one very good young wide receiver in Courtland Sutton, who led the team with 72 catches for 1,112 yards last season. Pairing him with Jeudy could give quarterback Drew Lock a good pair of receivers for years to come.

24 responses to “Broncos may be looking to trade up for Jerry Jeudy

  1. My top 3 WR’s

    Justin Jefferson

    Henry Ruggs

    Brandon Aiyuk

    I pray Jeudy, CeeDee Lamb, and Tee Higgins go high. Let the elite WR’s slide down the first round! Don’t tell anyone Jeudy got a 9 on the Wonderlic.

  2. “Pairing him with Jeudy could give quarterback Drew Lock a good pair of receivers for years to come.”

    That’s assuming Lock will be the Donks QB for “years to come”. Given Elways record drafting young QBs that doesn’t seem likely

  3. harrisonhits2 says:
    April 19, 2020 at 10:01 am

    That’s assuming Lock will be the Donks QB for “years to come”. Given Elways record drafting young QBs that doesn’t seem likely
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    Elway has drafted 3 QBs high. The 1st QB was a huge success, you can’t argue with the Osweiler pick because they couldn’t have won the Super Bowl 50 without his great play down the stretch that secured the #1 seed. The 2nd was a huge bust in Lynch but many other teams thought highly of him. And the 3rd, Lock, looks very promising so far. I think most GMs would love to have Elway’s record, a Super Bowl victory, and his recent draft success (going for 3 in a row) which is a direct result from the changes they made a few years ago on how they evaluate players.

  4. Mistake. This team isn’t one player away. And while good, Jeudy is not the second coming of Megatron or Julio Jones. This draft is filled with good receivers. The Broncos are assured of getting one in the one first round, second round and maybe even the third round.

  5. chekit2x says:
    April 19, 2020 at 9:39 am
    I wouldn’t trade up. There are too many good receivers in this years draft.

    You are as right as rain chekit2x, and perhaps the best steal in round two is Notre Dame’s Chase Claypool, a beast who is coach able and driven.

  6. The only player worth moving up for is Isaiah Simmons if he somehow falls to 8 or 9. But even then, I wouldn’t give up our 5 picks in the first 95. I’d actually prefer to trade back and pick up an extra second rounder. Let somebody reach for Love or hopefully someone Miami loves drops to 15.

  7. Denver needs a QB first.
    Maybe Elway will dress up for them. He can’t GM. Might as well earn his keep on the field,..HaHa.
    Really though,… Denver is going nowhere until they find a QB.

  8. As Broncos fan, I hope it doesn’t happen. One of the Broncos biggest issues over the last 4 seasons is a lack of roster depth, especially on the Offensive Line. Elway whiffed on a bunch of draft picks between ’15-’17, having to sign other team’s veteran castoffs instead of developing younger (and cheaper) talent. Jeudy is great, but I’m staunchly opposed to trading up for WRs or RBs. The bust factor is too high for the amount of capital needed to move up. Elway has a 1st, a 2nd, and 3 3rds. He needs to fill roster needs (LT,CB,LB,WR,DE) with every one of them. Acquiring talent is the only way to catch up to KC and compete with the improving Raiders.

  9. “Elway has drafted 3 QBs high. The 1st QB was a huge success”

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    Brock was not a huge success. He came in and did ok, but if you look at a lot of young QBs, they do ok initially due to lack of game tape at the NFL level and a reliance on the OC scripting plays. The true mark of success of a QB is if they can prosper once coaches scheme against them. Oz also was essentially put in as a game manager and the team relied on the defense.

    Case in point, Manning was a hobbled mess and despite barely being able to move, he was the starter in the Super Bowl. Still, injured and all, Manning was a better leader and best equipped to help the Broncos win. If Oz was so good, why wasn’t he the Super Bowl starter to a hobbled barely able to move Manning? Oz was good enough to be a backup because he got 3 years to study the playbook. Take that away and he would be a terrible player aka why he failed in Houston.

    As for other GMs wishing they had the Broncos success, maybe. Elway benefited from getting Manning. Manning covered up a lot of bad decisions. And Elway didn’t entice Manning. Manning could have gone to Arizona, San Francisco, Tennessee, Seattle and other teams who were begging Manning to come. Manning opted for Denver because they won a playoff game with Tebow and were the best team.

    Elway inherited a perennial 7-8/8-8 team. They won a playoff game with a roster he inherited. He then benefited from Manning. One it was Elway’s picks who took over, the team tanked. But that doesn’t matter because he’s Elway and you’ll kiss his ass no matter what.

    I’m from Denver. People will suck Elway’s dick until he’s a mummified corpse in the Museum of Nature and Science. But objectively, he’s bad at his job. However, he gets enough chances to succeed that eventually he does something good and then people say, he’s back, and then he fails and then people give him the benefit of the doubt and rinse and repeat.

  10. That’s assuming Lock will be the Donks QB for “years to come”. Given Elways record drafting young QBs that doesn’t seem likely
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    Watch Drew Lock play instead of trotting out some tired lazy criticism – the kid is athletic, resourceful, and has a terrific arm.

  11. harrisonhits2 says:
    April 19, 2020 at 10:01 am
    “Pairing him with Jeudy could give quarterback Drew Lock a good pair of receivers for years to come.”

    That’s assuming Lock will be the Donks QB for “years to come”. Given Elways record drafting young QBs that doesn’t seem likely.


    Yup, every draft every drafts a franchise qb. John Elway,in his first 5 years of being a GM, has a better record than any GM in history. FACT.

  12. Only trade up for a franchise QB otherwise you will live to regret it.

  13. Only trade up for a franchise QB otherwise you will live to regret it.

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    Look up the Falcons trading up for Julio Jones. What the Browns got vs. Julio Jones. I bet they don’t regret it.

  14. Id laugh if Elway gives up 3 picks and ends up with the 8th best receiver from the 2020 draft

  15. They better get him to DEN immediately to start getting him used to the fact that he’ll no longer have any oxygen to breathe.

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