Denver Broncos Search for Elvis Dumervil’s Fill-In

August 31, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Much has been made about Elvis Dumervil’s pectoral injury and the expected impact on the Denver Broncos.
With the rising star out indefinitely, the Broncos are left to pick up the pieces of a defense that fell apart during their 2-8 finish in 2009.
Here is what Denver has to work with:
Dumervil’s current replacement at outside linebacker is Jarvis Moss, an unproven, athletic player entering his fourth season with the Broncos.
The former No. 17 overall pick has started one game and recorded 3.5 sacks in his first three seasons. At 6’7”, 257 pounds, Moss’s athletic build is ideal for the 3-4 defense, yet his lack of experience will be a limiting factor.
Lack of experience is also an issue for one of Denver’s new additions, like defensive end Justin Bannan, who has started more than seven games one time in his eight-year career.
Bannan and fellow new teammate Jamal Williams are primarily run stoppers, as Bannan has five sac...

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