How NFL draft's top four quarterbacks fit -- and don't fit -- in Broncos' plans
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By Jeff LegwoldESPN Senior Writer

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- Baker Mayfield may have spoken for all of the top quarterbacks in this year's NFL draft class, when he offered his opinion on how ready, willing and able he is to step behind center and be the kind of player the league's quarterback-starved teams, such as the Denver Broncos, will want him to be.

"[The] biggest thing is showing I'm ready to be a franchise guy," Mayfield said at the NFL combine. "I'm ready to help anybody out, just want to play the game. To get a chance, that's all I've ever asked for."

The Broncos have made no secret of this. They want a long-term solution at quarterback, whether that is a high-end deal to sign the likes of Kirk Cousins or Case Keenum in free agency or to reel in one of the marquee quarterbacks in this year's draft or both.

And with Mayfield, who won the Heisman Trophy this past season at Oklahoma, as one of the headliners in a potentially rare quarterback class at the top of the draft board, it is a good time to see how the Big 4 may fit for the...



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