When it comes to NFL Mock Drafts, there are a few voices that resonate a little bit louder than others. ESPN has two of them, and that includes Todd McShay. He just came out with his latest three-round Mock Draft, and at the top, it looks similar to a lot of other Drafts we've seen for the Broncos. He has them taking Alabama's Marcell Dareus, and here is his rationale.
The Broncos are in desperate need of a true impact defensive tackle to anchor new coach John Fox's 4-3 defense and will be holding their breath until Carolina picks. Denver will be thrilled if Dareus falls here because he fits the mold of an every-down difference-maker and also carries minimal baggage.
Based on everything we've seen and read about Dareus, he seems like a good fit for the Broncos.
The Broncos have two picks in the second round, and McShay has them taking Notre Dame tight end Kyle Rudolph and UCLA safety Rahim Moore. In both picks, the Broncos get the top player at their position in the draft, and potential difference makers.
In the third round, McShay has Denver taking North Carolina linebacker Quan Sturdivant. Sturdivant is an inside linebacker who can really collect tackles. If the Broncos don't take a linebacker in one of the first two rounds, he could be a pretty good fit with this selection.