We’re entering football’s dead zone as all teams have a month-plus break before returning for training camp in late July. The Broncos got better in the trenches, but the quarterback question still lingers. Here’s an educated projection of what the Broncos 53-man roster could look like once all the summer competition is over:
Trevor Siemian, Paxton Lynch.
Why: Going light at quarterback allows the Broncos to go a little heavy on next three skill position groups and let Chad Kelly heal completely. Mike McCoy has gone with just two quarterbacks in the past.
Running backs/fullback (5)
C.J. Anderson, Devontae Booker, Jamaal Charles, De’Angelo Henderson, Andy Janovich.
Why: This entire group is led with, ‘if healthy…’ Anderson, Booker and Charles (ABC!) have the talent and versatility to be a top-end backfield. Henderson has proven himself too valuable to try to sneak onto the practice squad. McCoy will use a fullback so Janovich is safe, too.
Wide receivers (6)
Demaryius Thomas, Emmanuel Sanders, Carlos Henderson, Isaiah McKenzie, Cody Latimer, Jordan Taylor.
Why: The first four are virtual locks, leaving Latimer, the first…
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