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Wow!  I'd say solid move for Denver.  Wonder what the price is.

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Not the first team that came to mind when I thought about trade destinations for Flacco. 

 

Wonder what happens with Keenum?  Does he have any trade value, or will he just be cut? 

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Hopefully they are still in the market for a long term QB so they will still want to move up in the draft.

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1 minute ago, Aussie Joe said:

No need for QB needy teams to worry about jumping Denver in the draft anymore..

Yeah my thoughts exactly...this blows

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Tough break for Denver. I wouldn't be so quick to write them off for drafting a QB still; Flacco is a bad starter at this point and surely they don't view him as the long-term guy there. Elway has been pretty aggressive about taking QBs in the past.

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It's an interesting move but I wonder what their direction is going to be. I guess they are going to try to win now. They certainly have the defense. 

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I have been saying "Denver isn't going Quarterback in the 1st".

 

I think they do like Drew Lock a lot, I just don't think they value him as a 1st round player. I think they might end up picking him in the 2nd round.

9 minutes ago, DCOrange said:

Tough break for Denver. I wouldn't be so quick to write them off for drafting a QB still; Flacco is a bad starter at this point and surely they don't view him as the long-term guy there. Elway has been pretty aggressive about taking QBs in the past.

 

Pretty aggressive and very wrong.

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12 minutes ago, YoloinOhio said:

This is so Elway. He has no clue how to draft and develop a QB.

Why should he?  The last time he brought in a veteran he won 2 AFC championships including winning Super Bowl 50.  

 

Watching NFL TV, Ian Rappaport says around a 4th for Flacco.  Will work out a new contract with Denver.  He's questioning what they'll do with Keenum.   

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13 minutes ago, eball said:

Wow!  I'd say solid move for Denver.  Wonder what the price is.

 

Better than Keenum for sure.

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1 minute ago, GunnerBill said:

I have been saying "Denver isn't going Quarterback in the 1st".

 

I think they do like Drew Lock a lot, I just don't think they value him as a 1st round player. I think they might end up picking him in the 2nd round.

 

Pretty aggressive and very wrong.

 

Correct, but we don't really care if they get it wrong; we just care if they're willing to take another QB at 10. I don't think this trade prevents that from happening.

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If the race to the Lombardi is fueled by collecting recycled QBs, Denver is kicking ass baby.

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There is absolutely zero reason whatsoever why this should impact their desire / need to draft a QB early....well, except for Elway's ego thinking he can get by with such a bad QB because he is just so much smarter than everyone (in his mind at least).

5 minutes ago, Albany,n.y. said:

Why should he?  The last time he brought in a veteran he won 2 AFC championships including winning Super Bowl 50.  

 

Are you really comparing Peyton and Flacco?  Please tell me this is sarcasm and i just missed it.

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