While the Denver Broncos lost key contributors on the defensive side of the ball in Malik Jackson and Danny Trevathan to free agency, they also chose not to resign veteran wide receiver Andre Caldwell.
Caldwell, who spent the last four seasons with the Broncos after spending the first four seasons of his career with the Cincinnati Bengals, recently signed a one-year deal with the Detroit Lions.
Caldwell’s departure means that the third receiver spot is up for grabs and it could finally be time for Cody Latimer to step into the spotlight.
Sports Guy Mike and Kyle Reese discussed the topic on a Friday’s edition of In or Out.
According to Pro Football Reference, throughout his four years in Denver, Caldwell accumulated 32 receptions for 337 yards and five touchdowns, numbers that are very realistic for Latimer.
“Isn’t that why they went out and grabbed him?” asked Sports Guy Mike.
It might be Cody Latimer’s time to shine, but he is going to have to earn it.
Listen to the rest of the conversation below …
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