By Jeff LegwoldESPN Senior Writer
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- In his third mock draft of the pre-draft season, ESPN’s Todd McShay diverted from the quarterback-for-the-Broncos scenario with the No. 5 pick.
In his first two mock drafts, McShay had the Broncos selecting Wyoming quarterback Josh Allen and Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield, respectively. But in his third, McShay considers the possibility the Broncos use free agency to repair their quarterback issues, which would leave the No. 5 pick open to some other possibilities.
In this case he sees Notre Dame guard Quenton Nelson as the best possibility because Nelson is one of the best players on this draft board. It’s rare for teams to consider guards this high on the draft board -- select company in the top five picks of the draft that has included Leonard Davis at No. 2 in 2001 and Hall of Famer John Hannah at No. 4 in 1973 -- but Nelson is a rare...