2018 NFL Mock Draft - Denver Broncos Mock Draft

- Updated: Monday, April 2nd

On this page, you will find all of our picks for the Denver Broncos in the 2018 NFL Mock Draft from Kevin Hanson.

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Here are the picks in our 2018 NFL Mock Draft for the Broncos:

Round 1 - #5: Baker Mayfield, QB, Oklahoma

The Broncos signed Case Keenum in free agency. And they used a first-round pick on Paxton Lynch two years ago. Is there long-term starter on the roster? Possibly not, and it wouldn't be a surprise if John Elway used this pick on someone like Heisman winner Baker Mayfield.

I went back and forth between Mayfield and Notre Dame's Quenton Nelson for this selection. While it's rare for guards to be drafted in the top-five, some believe that Nelson is the top prospect in this draft class -- or at worst, one of the top two or three. The deal they gave to Keenum, however, should not rule out the Broncos drafting a quarterback here. Extremely confident and playing with a chip on his shoulder, Mayfield was coached by the Broncos staff at the Senior Bowl so they got a unique experience in scouting the quarterback.

If the draft plays out this way, it will mark the first time that four quarterbacks were selected within the top-five picks. Three QBs have selected in that range in only three drafts with the most recent being 1999 -- Tim Couch (1st), Donovan McNabb (2nd) and Akili Smith (3rd).

Round 2 - #40: Dallas Goedert, TE, South Dakota State

Round 3 - #71: Austin Corbett, OG, Nevada

Round 3 - #99: Parry Nickerson, CB, Tulane

Round 4 - #106: J.C. Jackson, CB, Maryland

Round 4 - #113: Joseph Noteboom, OT, TCU

Round 5 - #149: Kameron Kelly, S, San Diego State

Round 5 - #160: Brandon Parker, OT, North Carolina A&T

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