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2017 NFL Mock Draft: Denver Broncos Select OT Ryan Ramczyk at No. 20

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With the 20th pick in the 2017 DBN Community NFL Mock Draft, the Denver Broncos select...

Ryan Ramczyk, OT, Wisconsin

The selection and write-up were made by poultman:

Greetings from the mile high city! Looking back at 2016 for the Broncos it was clear that the offense was not up to par. The loss of Manning and Brock Lobster was evident, but not the root cause of the problems with this offense. Anyone who watched a Broncos game this year saw that the offensive line was terrible, and that any quarterback put back there was going to get killed (Browns fans can relate). The Broncos signed Ronald Leary and Menelik Watson this off-season to help address the o-line, but still have a clear need at LT with the release of Okung. Due to this clear hole the Denver Broncos select......Ryan Ramczyk, Offensive Tackle, Wisconsin.

This years offensive line talent is low compared to other years. No offensive line prospects were taken in the top 19 picks this year, which is a benefit for the Broncos. They get arguable the best offensive line prospect from this year at pick 20. Ramczyk can follow in the footsteps of other great Wisconsin O-linemen and step in day 1 and be their starting LT. Injury history and limited action against top competition are his weaknesses, but this is a kid who went from DIII to starting for Wisconsin. He has shown the ability to grow and mature against top competition. This would give whoever is starting at QB for Denver this year a better chance to succeed.

Other options at this spot was Lamp, Bolles, and McCaffrey, but Ramczyk has the highest upside at a position of need.

Pokorny: Does this mean we finally get to stop hearing about fantasy scenarios from Denver fans/media in which they take Joe Thomas from the Browns for free? If so, then I’m 100% on board.

The Detroit Lions are up next, led by Mean Ol' Pete.

2017 DBN Community Mock Draft Results

Pick Team Username Selection
Pick Team Username Selection
1 Cleveland Browns Menocu DE Myles Garrett
2 San Francisco 49ers unoservix S Malik Hooker
3 Chicago Bears CTBuckeye DE Solomon Thomas
4 Jacksonville Jaguars UberTater RB Leonard Fournette
5 Tennessee Titans npchristman CB Marshon Lattimore
6 New York Jets jdreyfuss S Jamal Adams
7 Los Angeles Chargers unoservix S Jabrill Peppers
8 Carolina Panthers MConley17 TE O.J. Howard
9 Cincinnati Bengals Mudville DE Derek Barnett
10 Buffalo Bills The Bottom! WR Mike Williams
11 New Orleans Saints makeaplay59 DT Jonathan Allen
12 Cleveland Browns mrwhitman QB Mitch Trubisky
13 Arizona Cardinals Crawford_T WR Corey Davis
14 Philadelphia Eagles Gin_and_Tonic CB Gareon Conley
15 Indianapolis Colts fjblessi ILB Reuben Foster
16 Baltimore Ravens Suppa Bob DE Taco Charlton
17 Washington Redskins OhioCityBrownsBeliever LB Haason Reddick
18 Tennessee Titans Legoman0721 WR John Ross
19 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Ezweav S Obi Melifonwu
20 Denver Broncos poultman OT Ryan Ramczyk
21 Detroit Lions Mean Ol' Pete LB Zach Cunningham
22 Miami Dolphins anthszabo DE Charles Harris
23 New York Giants impulseCTRLissues OT Cam Robinson
24 Oakland Raiders Ghenry518 ILB Raekwon McMillan
25 Houston Texans Darth_Batman QB Deshaun Watson
26 Seattle Seahawks michael.hamper OT Garett Bolles
27 Kansas City Chiefs The Beast Mode QB Pat Mahomes
28 Dallas Cowboys Matt Wood CB Tre'Davious White
29 Green Bay Packers Robo Dawg RB Christian McCaffrey
30 Pittsburgh Steelers fj holden CB Kevin King
31 Atlanta Falcons BrianB77 OL Forrest Lamp
32 New Orleans Saints troy145 RB Dalvin Cook
33 Cleveland Browns Ike5 S Budda Baker