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Czar's team-by-team NFL Draft grades

Denver Broncos

With Peyton Manning at quarterback, this is a different franchise, and they are now the obvious favorites in the AFC West. Still, John Elway took a real developmental quarterback in Arizona State's Brock Osweiler, who is all of 6-foot-7 with a very slow delivery. He seems like a shaky second-round pick. ... Cincinnati defensive tackle Derek Wolfe will help Denver's outside rushers because he also has some pass-rush juice. ... Arizona State cornerback Omar Bolden fell to the fourth round because of medical issues, but when healthy he may have been a low second-rounder. He missed all of last season. ... San Diego State's Ronnie Hillman is the ideal complement to Willis McGahee and Knowshon Moreno in the backfield. He's quicker than both of those backs. ... Baylor center Philip Blake is a 26-year-old Canadian who made 36 college starts and has the maturity to help immediately. ... With starting linebacker D.J. Williams facing a suspension, Kentucky linebacker Danny Trevathan was a great choice because he's a tackling machine. Grade: B-

(AP Photo/Ed Andrieski)



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