Another One Bites the Dust: Mike Shanahan’s Curse on Denver (Circa 2006)

April 20, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Hey, you remember Greg Eslinger?
Unless you're Mike Shanahan, I'm 98.7 percent sure you have no idea who I am talking about.
That's fine, because he's probably the only pick from the 2006 Denver Broncos draft you haven't heard of.
If Mike Shanahan ever struck gold with a draft class, 2006 would have been it.
Aside from Eslinger, who certainly was an acceptable sixth-round failure, the weakest player from that class was Chris Kuper.
Chris Kuper was the weakest player the Broncos took in 2006.
The rest of the line-up included: Jay Cutler, Tony Scheffler, Brandon Marshall, and Elvis Dumervil.
And then Chris Kuper, who has done fine for a fifth round guy.
Aside from Eslinger, it's a draft of complete Denver all-stars.
Now the funny part (funny in a tragic sort of way):
Of all that young, supreme talent, Dumervil is the only one who is still in a Broncos uniform.  And he is holding out.
The rest of the crew, seemingly bound toge...

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