Earlier I did a blog on the history of the Denver Broncos’ draft choices when the team has had a selection among the first 10 players in the entire draft.
There is no question that the potential for greatness is there where the choices are made, but it is very important that fans remember how significant late picks are in building a team as well, in addition to completely undrafted free agent players.
Let’s take a quick look at a number of very significant Broncos who were drafted either in the final round of the draft, or signed as an undrafted free agent player.
This will not even include the players like Terrell Davis and Shannon Sharpe, taken late but not at the end of the draft process.
Key Bronco players who were chosen in the final round of the draft and went on to have length NFL careers include: