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2014 NFL Draft: Denver Broncos 7-Round Mock, Final Edition

2014 NFL Draft: Denver Broncos' Seven-Round Mock, Final Edition

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The long wait is almost over. The 2014 NFL Draft is only four day away. For the Denver Broncos, this year's draft will serve as an opportunity to bolster the roster for another run at the Super Bowl. See what prospects Denver lands in this final seven-round mock draft, which was conducted on First-pick.com's mock draft simulator.

Round 1, Pick No. 31: Ryan Shazier, OLB, Ohio State

Ryan Shazier
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Round 1, Pick No. 31: Ryan Shazier, OLB, Ohio State

Ryan Shazier
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The Broncos' revamped defense is still missing a difference-maker at linebacker besides Von Miller. Ohio State's Ryan Shazier lacks the block-shedding prowess to be a consistent Mike as a rookie, but Denver may have the defensive line to keep him clean. Shazier's speed -- clocked a 4.38 40-yard dash at his pro day -- could provide the Broncos' front seven with an explosive playmaker capable of substantially improving the defense as a whole.

Round 2, Pick No. 31: Jarvis Landry, WR, LSU

Jarvis Landry
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Round 2, Pick No. 31: Jarvis Landry, WR, LSU

Jarvis Landry
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After losing Eric Decker to the New York Jets, the Broncos could seek a wide receiver in a deep class at the position. LSU's Jarvis Landry has had his stock damaged by timing poorly in pre-draft workouts, but his film remains impressive. His clean route-running ability projects Landry as a highly productive slot option at the next level, especially if he's picked up by the pass-happy Broncos.

Round 3, Pick No. 31: Keith McGill, CB, Utah

Keith McGill
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Round 3, Pick No. 31: Keith McGill, CB, Utah

Keith McGill
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The Broncos signed Aqib Talib to a massive contract this offseason, but they still lost Champ Bailey and Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie at cornerback. Talib won't fill the void left by both. Thus, expect Denver to add a cornerback during the first three rounds. Utah's Keith McGill, a big, physical corner with man-to-man lock-down potential, would be an ideal pickup in the third round.

Round 4, Pick No. 31: Trai Turner, OG, LSU

Trai Turner
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Round 4, Pick No. 31: Trai Turner, OG, LSU

Trai Turner
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Interior offensive line help is needed in Denver. Many expect the Broncos to pick up a guard during the first two days of the draft, but there might not be any reason to, especially if a starting-caliber option like LSU's Trai Turner can be had in the fourth round. Turner isn't a perfect fit for Denver's scheme, but he was the best-available guard on the board by far.

Round 5, Pick No. 31: Isaiah Crowell, RB, Alabama State

Isaiah Crowell
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Round 5, Pick No. 31: Isaiah Crowell, RB, Alabama State

Isaiah Crowell
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A complement to Monte Ball will likely be targeted at some point during the draft after Knowshon Moreno left for the Miami Dolphins in free agency. Isaiah Crowell, a small-school prospect with natural instincts for the position, would be a nice addition to Denver's stable of backs in the fifth round.

Round 6, Pick No. 31: Jay Bromley, DT, Syracuse

Jay Bromley
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Round 6, Pick No. 31: Jay Bromley, DT, Syracuse

Jay Bromley
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Syracuse's Jay Bromley impresses with his quickness off the snap. He would be a solid depth piece for the Broncos' interior defensive line.

Round 7, Pick No. 31: De'Anthony Thomas, RB, Oregon

De'Anthony Thomas
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Round 7, Pick No. 31: De'Anthony Thomas, RB, Oregon

De'Anthony Thomas
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Yes, Isaiah Crowell was already nabbed in this mock, but with a best-player-available mindset in the last round of the draft, Oregon's De'Anthony Thomas was too enticing to pass up. Thomas has the speed to contribute in the return game if nowhere else.