Tag: Jake Butt
Training Camp Position Preview Podcast: Tight End
Four young tight ends hailing from Big Ten territory will all compete to become the next reliable tight end on the Broncos' roster.
Broncos head coach Vance Joseph addressed the media following voluntary OTAs Monday. The second-year head coach discussed the young running backs, developing players in-house and the impact of DeMarcus Ware.
With an inexperienced group of tight ends on the Broncos' roster, Jake Butt knows that he has a shot to start.
Coach Vance Joseph's "equal reps" give a few selected players extraordinary opportunities.
The Broncos have been forced to readdress several positions after their 2017 Draft class failed to perform up to standards. Here's how the 2018 selections will affect the 2017 class.
The selection of Troy Fumgalli gives the Broncos an immediate red-zone threat and more depth at tight end.
The Broncos need a serviceable tight end at a rate that they can afford, and they might be able to pick one up in free agency.
While the Broncos' offensive unit as a whole struggled between the trio of quarterbacks, the tight end position was once again a glaring weakness for the team.
“It just seems like that the pressure is put too much on our wide receivers -- on Emmanuel Sanders and [Demaryius Thomas] -- and you need guys like a tight end to take that pressure off."