Denver's brain trust has a plan to rebound from an ugly 5-11 season, and that starts with an offense tailored to a quarterback who can pilot it.
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New England fell short of winning its sixth Lombardi trophy in 2017. But the path back shouldn't be difficult. Here are five offseason moves to improve each AFC East team.
Take a spin through the 2018 QB merry-go-round by matching up the signal-callers who could be available this offseason with the teams that need help.
Two teams that reached conference championship games might be interested in Kirk Cousins. Others will likely offer bigger contracts.
Mel Kiper Jr. sees Denver as a likely landing spot for Sam Darnold, the 20-year-old QB with a high ceiling but a penchant for giving up turnovers.
The Heisman Trophy winner is climbing up the board. Just how high could he be picked? Mel Kiper Jr. takes a crack at projecting Picks 1-32 for the draft.
John Elway has not been shy about using the franchise tag in previous years. However, for various reasons, don't expect it to happen this offseason.
Vance Joseph enters his second year as Broncos head coach with eight new coaches on staff as the team looks to change its culture after a rough year.
If the Broncos part ways with pricey veterans to gain salary-cap space, they'll need to rely on some untested players to step up and fill the void.
The NFL has named the five finalists to host the draft in 2019 or 2020: Cleveland/Canton, Tennessee, Kansas City, Denver and Las Vegas.
Jeff Legwold ESPN Senior Writer
In a statement Broncos president/CEO Joe Ellis said of Denver's prospects to host either the 2019 or 2020 NFL Draft: "It's a competitive process, and we're excited to move one step closer to bringing the NFL Draft to Denver. Working alongside VISIT DENVER and the Denver Sports Commission, we're confident that Denver would be a tremendous host to showcase the draft and the NFL in a great football environment."
Jeff Legwold ESPN Senior Writer
As the Broncos have announced, Denver has been named one of five finalists to host either the 2019 or 2020 NFL Draft -- Canton/Cleveland, Kansas City, Las Vegas and Nashville are the others. The league is expected to announce the selections during the NFL meeting May 21-23 in Atlanta.
The Broncos have three quarterbacks under contract for 2018, but they're a long way from deciding which, if any, will play for them next season.
Denver has a month to decide what to do with the veteran wide receiver, who is the team's longest-tenured player.
After two seasons of scuffling at the game's most important position, the Broncos seem poised to make a big splash at quarterback this offseason.
If the Broncos decide to go after Kirk Cousins in free agency, they will need to pay him more than they have ever paid anybody else.
In 2011, John Elway delivered a balanced draft class that would help shape two Super Bowl squads. The Broncos are in need of such a class again.
The Eagles and Patriots had a plan, got the right players and coached 'em up. Since it last celebrated a title, Denver hasn't done any of those things.
Just two years removed from winning the Super Bowl, the Broncos now have a ways to go to get back to contender status.
The Broncos took a brief run at hometown fave Calais Campbell a year ago before dropping out then watched him put up a huge season for Jacksonville.
With the No. 5 overall pick and an opening behind center, the Broncos are a projected by many to select a quarterback in the first round of the draft.
How the Broncos arrange their salary-cap expenses will determine what they can do at the position they have deemed the offseason's top priority.
Round 1 of the draft is officially set, and once again, the Browns have the most capital, with two of the top four picks. Here are the rest.
The 2018 Pro Football Hall of Fame includes a pair of wide receivers and a trio of linebackers.