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Broncos Top Fantasy Players

These are the top fantasy football players of the Denver Broncos as ranked by Average Draft Position (ADP) in PPR-format mock drafts.

Data as of April 8, 2020.

# Name Pos Team ADP Bye
1 Melvin Gordon RB DEN 2.09 10
2 Courtland Sutton WR DEN 3.02 10
3 Phillip Lindsay RB DEN 5.06 10
4 Noah Fant TE DEN 8.05 10
5 Royce Freeman RB DEN 9.01 10
6 Drew Lock QB DEN 13.05 10
7 Denver Defense DEF DEN 14.04 10
8 Brandon McManus PK DEN 14.11 10
9 Daesean Hamilton WR DEN 15.02 10

Melvin Gordon

Melvin Gordon's current ADP is 2.09, which is the 9th pick of the 2nd round, and 20th selection overall.

Melvin Gordon Average Draft Position PPR

Courtland Sutton

Courtland Sutton's current ADP is 3.02, which is the 2nd pick of the 3rd round, and 26th selection overall.

Courtland Sutton Average Draft Position PPR

Phillip Lindsay

Phillip Lindsay's current ADP is 5.06, which is the 6th pick of the 5th round, and 53rd selection overall.

Phillip Lindsay Average Draft Position PPR

Noah Fant

Noah Fant's current ADP is 8.05, which is the 5th pick of the 8th round, and 89th selection overall.

Noah Fant Average Draft Position PPR

Royce Freeman

Royce Freeman's current ADP is 9.01, which is the 1st pick of the 9th round, and 97th selection overall.

Royce Freeman Average Draft Position PPR

Drew Lock

Drew Lock's current ADP is 13.05, which is the 5th pick of the 13th round, and 149th selection overall.

Drew Lock Average Draft Position PPR

Denver Defense

Denver Defense's current ADP is 14.04, which is the 4th pick of the 14th round, and 159th selection overall.

Denver Defense Average Draft Position PPR

Brandon McManus

Brandon McManus's current ADP is 14.11, which is the 11th pick of the 14th round, and 166th selection overall.

Brandon McManus Average Draft Position PPR

Daesean Hamilton

Daesean Hamilton's current ADP is 15.02, which is the 2nd pick of the 15th round, and 169th selection overall.

Daesean Hamilton Average Draft Position PPR

Denver Broncos 2019 Schedule

Week Home/Away Opponent
1 Away Las Vegas Raiders
2 Home Chicago Bears
3 Away Green Bay Packers
4 Home Jacksonville Jaguars
5 Away Los Angeles Chargers
6 Home Tennessee Titans
7 Home Kansas City Chiefs
8 Away Indianapolis Colts
9 Home Cleveland Browns
11 Away Minnesota Vikings
12 Away Buffalo Bills
13 Home Los Angeles Chargers
14 Away Houston Texans
15 Away Kansas City Chiefs
16 Home Detroit Lions
17 Home Las Vegas Raiders

Denver Broncos News

Cody Latimer, Signs with Washington

Latimer agreed to terms on a contract with the Redskins on Wednesday, Mike Garafolo of NFL Network reports.

Analysis: Latimer served as the Giants' fourth receiver and primary kick return man in 2019, finishing the season with 24 catches for 300 yards. He'll likely assume a depth role for the Redskins next season, especially with youngsters Terry McLaurin (concussion) Trey Quinn (concussion) and Kelvin Harmon on the roster that were all drafted by the team in the past two seasons. He figures to battle Steven Sims for work as the team's primary kick and punt return man as well.

Cody Latimer player page.

March 25, 2020 5:47 PM EST

Drew Lock, Unlikely to be tested in camp

Following the signing of journeyman Jeff Driskel as the presumptive QB2, Denver appears content to stand pat at quarterback, Benjamin Allbright of KOA News Radio reports.

Analysis: Lock was mostly solid, but showed flashes of real promise down the stretch during his 4-1 tenure as the Broncos' starting quarterback. That didn't prevent some from calling for Denver to bring in a veteran to push Lock in 2020. That hasn't happened and, though Driskel has the athleticism to complement Lock's style, his 1-7 career records as a starter -- albeit on some bad teams -- is unlikely to trigger a camp battle. It is possible that the Broncos look for a developmental quarterback in the late rounds of the draft, but everything is trending toward a full-season audition for Lock in 2020.

Drew Lock player page.

March 24, 2020 9:53 AM EST

Isaiah McKenzie, Stays with Buffalo

McKenzie re-signed with the Bills on Tuesday, Jay Skurski of The Buffalo News reports.

Analysis: McKenzie served as Buffalo's No. 3 wide receiver for parts of last season, but he'll be no higher than No. 4 after the team traded for Stefon Diggs. With John Brown and Cole Beasley locking down the other top-three spots, McKenzie will be left to compete against Duke Williams, Robert Foster and Andre Roberts for depth jobs.

Isaiah McKenzie player page.

March 24, 2020 8:56 AM EST

Jeff Heuerman, Faces threat from fellow Buckeye

The Broncos' signing of Vannett could place Heuerman's roster spot in jeopardy, Troy Renck of Denver 7 News reports.

Analysis: Heuerman had a nice game or two as an underneath receiver for the Broncos in 2019, but has never really lived up to being the tight end Denver drafted him to be out of Ohio State in 2015. Now, it would seem as though his TE2 role will be taken by Vannett, who was drafted by Seattle out of Ohio State in 2016. Vannett is mostly known as a blocker, but he put together some nice receiving performances in 2018. With Noah Fant leading the way and cheap, promising youngsters like Andrew Beck and Austin Fort at the bottom of the roster, it would seem like there's only room for one of Vannett or Heuerman on the team. Cutting Heuerman would result in a cap hit of $500,000, but a savings of $3.9 million.

Jeff Heuerman player page.

March 22, 2020 9:31 AM EST

Royce Freeman, Supplanted by Gordon

The acquisition for Melvin Gordon leaves Freeman on the outside looking in in Denver's 1-2 punch, Sean Keeler of The Denver Post reports.

Analysis: There were whispers that Denver was looking for an upgrade over Freeman in free agency, but the investment in Gordon is at least a small shock. Freeman emerged as a solid receiver out of the backfield in 2019, but has never really lived up to his billing has a big, savvy bell-cow back, averaging just 3.88 yards per carry in two seasons. His uber-efficient 2018 season aside, Gordon has averaged just 3.80 yards per carry during his career, but is a more dynamic receiver and has at least shown the ability to be a big-time runner in spurts. Gordon's contract leaves little hope for Freeman to win back the RB2 role in camp and it wouldn't be a total shock to see Freeman traded if Denver adds another back in the draft.

Royce Freeman player page.

March 22, 2020 9:13 AM EST