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NFL Draft 2012: Broncos Confident In DTs, Looking To Draft Talent Over Needs

John Elway, the top executive for the Denver Broncos, spoke with the media on Monday to discuss the upcoming draft. Among the topics Elway addressed, he made a particular point to reaffirm his commitment to the team's current group of defensive tackles, including DT Ty Warren and DT Kevin Vickerson:

Elway further suggested that the team may surprise some pundits as they draft the best available talent instead of try to fill their team needs:

NFL Draft Tracker via Sports Illustrated

And as well as potentially drafting in an area of relative strength, Elway also shared that the team's first round pick is available for trades:

The 2012 NFL Draft begins Thursday, April 26, and concludes on Saturday, April 28.

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