Despite Recent Hype, Siemian Is Long Shot to Win Broncos’ QB Job for a Reason

June 2, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The Denver Broncos are coming off a Super Bowl victory, but their starting quarterback in 2015, Peyton Manning, has ridden off into retirement.
For the first time since 1998, when current Broncos general manager John Elway capped off his career with a Lombardi Trophy, an incumbent Super Bowl champion is faced with the task of replacing its starting quarterback without even the potential of re-signing the passer.
According to the Denver Post's Troy E. Renck, when the topic of the quarterback battle was brought up after an organized team activity, Denver head coach Gary Kubiak told the media, "I wouldn’t sleep on Trevor [Siemian] to win the job, either."
As far as late spring goes, that's as close to a bombshell as the NFL world is going to put out.
Why? Siemian was the 250th overall pick in 2015. Based on the team's actions in the quarterback market this offseason, with Siemian already in their pocket for three more seasons, it's doubtful that the Broncos...

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