Since the start of the offseason, there has been a lot of buzz regarding what team will trade for New York Jets cornerback Darrelle Revis. The two teams that most speculate are the Atlanta Falcons and the San Francisco 49ers. The addition of Revis to either of these teams will instantly make them Super Bowl favorites. Now it appears that there is another team considering Revis.
It has been reported that the Denver Broncos have shown interest in trading for the Pro Bowl cornerback. Just like the Falcons and the 49ers, if Revis is added to the Broncos’ roster, they too could be looked upon as the frontrunner to be next season’s champion.
Just imagine, the Broncos had the league’s second-toughest schedule and finished the 2012 season with a 13-3 record and the AFC West crown. In 2013, Denver has the easiest schedule in the entire league.
Assuming that the Broncos can find a way to trade for Revis, still keep cornerback Champ Bailey, linebacker Von Miller, and come to an agreement on a restructured contract with defensive end Elvis Dumervil, Denver could potentially have one of the best defenses to ever step on a football field.
This defense was arguably the best in the league last season. They were ranked third in both stopping the pass and the run, and were second in the NFL in overall defense.
In addition, let’s not forget that the Broncos have some guy at quarterback by the name of Peyton Manning, who after taking a year off, almost won the league’s MVP award.
It’s obvious that Revis is definitely considered the missing piece to a championship puzzle for quite a few teams. If the Broncos find a way to get their hands on arguably the best defensive player in the league, next season could see the Lombardi Trophy in the Mile High City.
Clyde A. Speller is an NFL writer for RantSports.com. Follow him on Twitter @ClydeASpeller, or add him to your network on Google