He's firmly in the territory where misses outnumber hits.
Before free agency, Surtain, Farley and Horn were the heavy favorites to be Denver's first pick in the draft.
After signing Darby and Fuller, Round 1 CB is no longer the leader in the clubhouse.
But don’t completely rule it out.
When our society emerges into a "new normal," things won't be the same. Even more of our purchases will come straight to our doorsteps. For some, remote "virtual" work is here to stay. This is the direction in which the NFL Players Association wants to take the offseason.
For a third-straight year, the Broncos and Vic Fangio will have arguably the best safety duo in the league.
But that doesn't mean George Paton won't address the position in the draft. Here's when they could target safety.
Even after moving on from Pro Bowl running back Phillip Lindsay, the Broncos don't have to draft a running back this year. But they could also make a major splash for years to come. Everything is on the table.
Stephen projects as a backup -- and perhaps as one of the best reserve defensive linemen in the NFL.
The Panthers have reportedly given Bridgewater permission to facilitate a trade. Could Denver be a viable new home?
Thanks to Denver re-signing Shelby Harris, the Broncos won't be forced to reach for a defensive lineman from a very underwhelming group.
The time for the Broncos to make a bold leap for a first-round quarterback may be now. Fields’ potential could make him worthy of such a bold gambit.
George Paton could have an opportunity to take Denver’s tight end room to the moon and beyond in the first round if Kyle Pitts falls to No. 9.
If Pitts is available, should the Broncos take him?
Last year, the Broncos took advantage of an excellent WR class in the draft.
With another loaded class of pass catchers on deck for the 2021 draft, will Denver look to capitalize on the position again?
Will this be the year Denver uses significant draft capital at the insider-linebacker position for Vic Fangio?
Here's how the Broncos' roster at ILB stands entering the draft and where Denver could land an inside backer for Vic.
Kyle Fuller didn't come to Denver because of a record-setting deal.
He didn't come to the Broncos because of their Super-Bowl odds.
He signed a one-year deal in Denver because of Vic Fangio.
Justin Simmons spoke with George Paton in January. When the conversation concluded, Simmons thought, "I can't wait. Whatever it's going to take, I'm going to be here."
From the outside, the future of one of the greatest players in Denver Broncos' history hung in the balance during the offseason.
But inside the organization, Denver's intentions with Von Miller were very clear.
"Von’s been a priority."
Hardball. That was the name of the negotiations game during John Elway's tenure as general manager.
But there's a new general manager in town. With a new philosophy.