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Denver Broncos 2021 NFL Mock Draft Roundup 2.0

Throughout the year and leading up to the 2021 NFL draft, we will update our Denver Broncos Mock Draft Roundup showing picks for the Denver Broncos from several prominent sites and draft analysts.

For a more inclusive lists of mock drafts for the Denver Broncos, check out our 2021 Denver Broncos Mock Draft Database.

The following are picks in recent mock drafts for the Broncos:

Rotoworld - Thor Nystrom (8/21)

13. Micah Parsons, LB, Penn State

If Drew Lock proves to be a standout quarterback, Denver is very close to returning to contention. The Broncos could use another tackle, but Cosmi and Leatherwood just got popped. Stopping Parsons' fall at 1.13 would give the Broncos a horrifyingly scary second-level unit. Parsons would slot in the middle between edge rushers Bradley Chubb and Von Miller. A fabulous run defender with outstanding range, Parsons is also a Chupacabra on the blitz.

PFF - Mike Renner (8/19)

13. Samuel Cosmi, OT, Texas

With Garett Bolles' fifth-year option declined and Ja'Wuan James set to play just 63 snaps in two seasons with the team after getting hurt last year and opting out of the 2020 season, the future of the tackle position in Denver is up in the air. Cosmi can fix that with his proven track record at both tackle positions in a high-volume passing offense. He allowed 25 pressures as a redshirt freshman at right tackle in 2018 before switching to the left side and allowing only 14.

The Draft Network - Kyle Crabbs (8/19)

14. Caleb Farley, CB, Virginia Tech

The Broncos lost Chris Harris this offseason and although the team did add A.J. Bouye, he is an aging, declining cornerback and the team will need some more sturdy options to pair with their dominant pass-rush. Offensive tackle got consideration here, too, but there aren't a lot of ideal options for up front.

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Denver Broncos 53-Man Roster Projections

NFL franchises need to cut their current roster to 53 players by September 5th at 4:00 p.m. ET.

With NFL training camps opening up, we will track 53-man roster projections for the Denver Broncos from various local beat writers.

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2020 NFL Power Rankings: Denver Broncos

Throughout the 2020 NFL season, we will compile a consensus NFL Power Rankings that averages the rankings of all 32 NFL teams.

Here is where the Denver Broncos rank in terms of average, best and worst in our consensus Post-Draft NFL Power Rankings:

Below you will find a post-NFL Draft roundup for the Broncos in our consensus 2020 NFL Power Rankings.

The Athletic -- Rank: 22

Broncos general manager John Elway appeared to divide his offseason plan into two phases: spend a ton to revamp the defense via free agency and the veteran trade market, and get young and fast on offense through the draft. Are the Broncos any closer to catching the Chiefs? Maybe not, but they should be closer to competing for a wild card spot if their changes mean they can score more points.

CBS Sports -- Rank: 18

John Elway had a good draft and added some much-needed weapons to the offense in Jerry Jeudy and K.J. Hamler. Drew Lock has to be happy.

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Denver Broncos: 2020 NFL Schedule

Below you will find the weekly NFL regular-season schedule for the Broncos in 2020.

WeekDateOpponentTime (ET) / Tickets
Week 1Mon., Sept. 14vs. Tennessee Titans10:10 PM / Tickets
Week 2Sun., Sept. 20at Pittsburgh Steelers1:00 PM / Tickets
Week 3Sun., Sept. 27vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers4:25 PM / Tickets
Week 4Thu., Oct. 1at New York Jets8:20 PM / Tickets
Week 5Sun., Oct. 11at New England Patriots1:00 PM / Tickets
Week 6Sun., Oct. 18vs. Miami Dolphins4:05 PM / Tickets
Week 7Sun., Oct. 25vs. Kansas City Chiefs4:25 PM / Tickets
Week 8BYE
Week 9Sun., Nov. 8at Atlanta Falcons1:00 PM / Tickets
Week 10Sun., Nov. 15at Las Vegas Raiders4:05 PM / Tickets
Week 11Sun., Nov. 22vs. Los Angeles Chargers4:05 PM / Tickets
Week 12Sun., Nov. 29vs. New Orleans Saints4:05 PM / Tickets
Week 13Sun., Dec. 6at Kansas City Chiefs8:20 PM / Tickets
Week 14Sun., Dec. 13at Carolina Panthers1:00 PM / Tickets
Week 15Sun., Dec. 20vs. Buffalo BillsTBA / Tickets
Week 16Sun., Dec. 27at Los Angeles ChargersTBA / Tickets
Week 17Sun., Jan. 3vs. Las Vegas Raiders4:25 PM / Tickets

The Denver Broncos have the fifth-most difficult schedule based on the record of last year's opponents (2020 NFL strength of schedule).

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Denver Broncos - 2020 Draft Results

The table below are all of the 2020 NFL Draft picks selected by the Denver Broncos.

115Jerry JeudyWRAlabama
246K.J. HamlerWRPenn State
377Michael OjemudiaCBIowa
383Lloyd CushenberryCLSU
395McTelvin AgimDTArkansas
4118Albert OkwuegbunamTEMissouri
5178Justin StrnadLBWake Forest
6181Netane MutiGFresno State
7252Tyrie ClevelandWRFlorida
7254Derrek TuszkaEDGENorth Dakota State

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Fantasy Football Strength of Schedule (SOS)

Taking an average of the fantasy football points allowed in 2019 by every team's 2020 opponents, we have an idea of how easy or difficult the upcoming schedule is for each team's position groups for the 2020 season.

Below is where the Denver Broncos rank in 2020 Fantasy Football Strength of Schedule:

Pos.Avg. (Rank)Playoffs (Rank)Full SOS grids
QB15.36 (28)43.92 (30)2020 Fantasy Football QB Strength of Schedule
RB17.06 (23)64.45 (5)2020 Fantasy Football RB Strength of Schedule
WR19.76 (26)57.27 (30)2020 Fantasy Football WR Strength of Schedule
TE6.74 (24)18.33 (32)2020 Fantasy Football TE Strength of Schedule
Average = per game average allowed by 2020 opponents for Weeks 1 to 16.
Playoffs = sum of averages for opponents in Weeks 14 to 16.

MORE: Weekly breakdown of Denver Broncos Fantasy Football Strength of Schedule

Denver Broncos Fantasy Football Projections

Not only do we have fantasy football projections by positions, we have team-by-team fantasy projections as well.

Here are our projections for the Denver Broncos running backs for the 2020 NFL season:

Melvin Gordon184.7748637.4302.91.78151.77
It was a surprising move for Gordon to stay in the division as the Broncos already had a back-to-back 1,000-yard rusher that is also a capable receiver out of the backfield. Vic Fangio said of the Gordon and Phillip Lindsay duo: "I anticipate both playing enough where we really don’t have to designate a starter." Either way, MG3 figures to get the larger share of the split, although Lindsay may offer more value at his later ADP.
Phillip Lindsay156.5719.95.0933.7212.30.76128.32
The former UDFA has begun his career with back-to-back seasons with 1,000 rushing yards and 35 catches. As productive as he has been, he moves down a spot on the depth chart as the team signed Melvin Gordon in free agency.
Royce Freeman32.6127.10.915.290.40.328.95

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Denver Broncos Fantasy Football ADPs

When it comes time to draft our fantasy football teams, it's helpful to know where players are typically being selected in fantasy football drafts.

As we approach the 2020 NFL season, the tool that helps us understand where players are being selected, on average, is fantasy football average draft position (ADP).

Using data from Fantasy Football Calculator, we have set up pages for all fantasy-relevant players that depicts their current trends in standard-scoring and PPR-scoring ADPs.

The chart below displays the Fantasy Football Average Draft Position (ADP) movement over the past 30 days for Denver Broncos running back Melvin Gordon in 12-team standard-scoring formats.

Melvin Gordon Average Draft Position

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Denver Broncos Stats

The franchise statistical leaders for the Denver Broncos are listed in the table below:

Statistical CategoryLeader
Passing YardageJohn Elway - 51,475
Rushing YardageTerrell Davis - 7,607
Receiving YardageRod Smith - 11,389
SacksVon Miller - 106
InterceptionsSteve Foley - 44
Coaching WinsMike Shanahan - 138

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