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Trade suitors for Antonio Brown are lining up their draft picks and cash to potentially land the standout Pittsburgh Steeler Brandon Marshall Jersey , who is one of the best wide receivers on the football field right now ... when he shows up.And while there was a “report” that the Denver Broncos may be among those suitors (which was really just rival GMs speculating the Broncos may be interested), there’s a big question mark about whether the Broncos could a) afford him and b) attract him. For fans there may also be a question mark for “do we want him?” But according to the MHR poll two days ago, more of Broncos Country than not would like to see it.The topic of Antonio Brown was a big one on Orange and Blue Radio Monday as Ryan Edwards, Andrew Mason and Steve Atwater discussed whether it was feasible and desirable.Nicki Jhabvala of The Athletic pointed out that the absence of Demaryius Thomas following his midseason trade from the Broncos definitely left a hole in the offense, and now with Emmanuel Sanders coming back from an Achilles injury, having a top wideout like Brown is certainly attractive for an offense. But would he be worth giving up draft picks when the Broncos are clearly in a position of needing to build the team in a lot of areas?The 1st and 10 crew also asked Bob Holtzman, former ESPN reporter now working with Broncos TV, his impression of Brown and the potential to land in Denver.Having covered Brown extensively while working for ESPN, Holtzman noted that his impression of Brown then was always as a “soft-spoken, hard-working guy” who may just need a change of scenery.Although Brown’s ego has clearly made him less soft-spoken and more like the “diva” we expect from wide receivers , Holtzman believes a locker room like the Broncos - with a leader like Von Miller - could be a good place for Brown.Mainly, Holtzman believes if there’s an opportunity to get Brown, the Broncos should go for it.“No doubt I’d consider him. Since in the league, no one has more catches or more yards...AB is really, really good. He’s on Hall-of-Fame trajectory already at age 30,” Holtzman pointed out. “I just think If you can bring in somebody as uber-talented as AB, you’ve gotta try.”But Atwater noted the elephant in the room and made the most subtle but awesome dig at our quarterback - Are the Broncos and their current QB really the place for Brown?“Some of the balls thrown to AB, he is covered and covered well, and he makes amazing catches,” Atwater said Adam Gotsis Color Rush Jersey , adding that often times last season the Broncos had guys open or only slightly covered and Case Keenum didn’t throw them the pass. “I wonder, does AB realize the importance of having a quarterback like a Ben Roethlisberger who goes into the games saying, ‘I’m throwing whether you’re covered or not.’“It’s not just AB running routes and making great catches. It’s also Ben Roethlisberger making the commitment to throw the ball regardless of the situation,” Atwater added. “With a quarterback who is not as confident, and [Brown] ends up next season with 60-70 catches, I can’t imagine the kind of blow up that he’s gonna have.”Which makes you think that if the Broncos really are serious about considering a trade for Brown - and there’s no clear indication that that is the case - the Broncos must also be thinking about a different quarterback and John Elway has found something in those trees he’s shaking.Bonus:The entire interview with Holtzman is a good one. As a reporter who covered Vic Fangio at the Niners and Bears, he believes this is a really good fit for the Broncos:Listen to "Bob Holtzman on 1st & 10 01-14-19" on Spreaker. The ceiling for teams outside the Power Five in the College Football Playoff race seems to be set pretty low — as any Central Florida fan will be quick to point out.Maybe Boise State can bust through it this year. To do so, Saturday’s game at No. 24 Oklahoma State will be crucial for the 17th-ranked Broncos.Boise State’s trip to Stillwater is one of three games matching ranked teams in week three of the season, along with No. 4 Ohio State against No. 15 TCU in Arlington, Texas Phillip Lindsay Jersey , and No. 7 Auburn hosting No. 12 LSU.The Broncos have mashed their first two opponents (118-27), a good start for the preseason favorite in the Mountain West. Quarterback Brett Rypien might be leading the best Broncos team since coach Chris Petersen’s BCS busters.Could the Broncos, or any team outside the Power Five, make a serious run at a playoff spot? Well, UCF went undefeated last season but never did better than 12th in the selection committee rankings, much to the chagrin of Knights athletic director Danny White and American Athletic Conference Commissioner Mike Aresco.The Broncos might have a better chance, though much is dependent on beating Oklahoma State — and the Cowboys then playing well the rest of the season.The weather is doing UCF no favors. The Knights’ game at North Carolina this weekend was canceled in anticipation of Hurricane Florence. Last year, UCF had a game against Georgia Tech washed away. Though considering how poorly North Carolina has played so far, UCF’s strength of schedule might be better off without the Tar Heels.The picks:No. 1 Alabama (minus 21) at MississippiThe Ole Miss receivers, including preseason All-America A.J. Brown , will test the Tide’s inexperienced secondary — but ‘Bama might score 70 … ALABAMA 42-24.Georgia Southern (plus 33) at No. 2 ClemsonTigers tune up for Georgia Tech’s triple-option next week with Georgia Southern’s … CLEMSON 49-14.Middle Tennessee (plus 33) at No. 3 GeorgiaBulldogs have scored at least 40 in both games this season. The last time they reached 40 the first three games was in 2011, when they did it in five straight …. GEORGIA 52-14.No. 4 Ohio State (minus 12½) vs. No. 15 TCU at Arlington, TexasCan the Horned Frogs‘ fast, but not particularly stout, defense stop the Buckeyes combo of J.K. Dobbins and Mike Weber? … OHIO STATE 35-17.No. 5 Oklahoma (minus 17) at Iowa StateLast time the Cyclones won two straight against the Sooners was 1961 … OKLAHOMA 38-14.BYU (plus 21) at No. 6 WisconsinCougars are averaging 4.68 yards per play (113th in the country) and the Badgers (allowing 4.37 ypp) are no team to figure out problems against … WISCONSIN 38-14.No. 12 LSU (plus 9½) at No. 7 AuburnFrom 2004-06, the average score in this series was Auburn 12, LSU 10. Feels like one of those … AUBURN 15-9.Vanderbilt (plus 14½) at No. 8 Notre DameIrish will need some offense this week to match experienced Vandy QB Kyle Shurmur … NOTRE DAME 28-23.No. 10 Washington (minus 6) at UtahUtes couldn’t generate much offense against Northern Illinois last week; these Huskies will be even tougher … WASHINGTON 24-16.Kent State (plus 34) at No. 11 Penn StateFlashes are led by QB Woody Barrett, a former four-star recruit who transferred from Auburn … PENN STATE 49-14.Louisiana-Lafayette (plus 32½) at No. 16 Mississippi StateBulldogs RB Kylin Hill is averaging 10.04 yards per carry and looking a little Saquon Barkley-esque for coach Joe Moorhead, the former Penn State offensive coordinator … MISSISSIPPI STATE 45-10.No. 17 Boise State (plus 2½) at No. 24 Oklahoma StateWrong team is favored … BOISE STATE 28-21, BEST BET.SMU (plus 35) at No. 19 MichiganAnother chance for the Wolverines to get some offensive rhythm before Big Ten play … MICHIGAN 51-14.San Jose State (plus 41½) at No. 20 OregonIf the first three opponents (Bowling Green Todd Davis Color Rush Jersey , Portland State, San Jose State) combined their rosters, they’d probably still lose to Oregon by four touchdowns … OREGON 56-13.No. 21 Miami (minus 10) at ToledoRockets offense made the Hurricanes work in South Florida last season … MIAMI 34-21.No. 22 Southern California (plus 3½) at TexasFeels like one of those Legends of Rock concerts where the bands are famous, but way past their prime … TEXAS 24-23.No. 23 Arizona State (minus 4½) at San Diego StateWho had Herm Edwards as the best new hire in the Pac-12 South with Chip Kelly and Kevin Sumlin? Liar … ARIZONA STATE 21-14.____TWITTER REQUESTSBoston College (minus 6) at Wake Forest, Thursday — @chrisstephenesqWith Florida State struggling, second best in the ACC Atlantic — behind Clemson — is up for grabs … BOSTON COLLEGE 28-24.Rutgers (plus 3) at Kansas — @BrandonOCookJayhawks looking for first two-game winning streak since 2011 … RUTGERS 20-17.Missouri (minus 7) at Purdue — @SportsFanatic62Boilermakers have buried themselves with turnovers (minus-4) and penalties (90 yards per game) in 0-2 start … PURDUE 31-28, UPSET SPECIAL.Duke (plus 6½) at Baylor — @osogrisdemarsBlue Devils lost starting QB Daniel Jones and star CB Mark Gilbert to injuries; Bears looking for 3-0 start … BAYLOR 28-23.Houston (minus 1) at Texas Tech — @novig69Cougars will try to add a victory against the Big 12 to the one against the Pac-12 they got last week … TEXAS TECH 35-31.
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