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NFL Mock Draft 2016: Denver Broncos Select Jonathan Bullard

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With the 31st pick in the 2016 NFL Draft, the Denver Broncos (represented by ThaiDai3) select...

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Jonathan Bullard, DT, Florida

With the loss of Malik Jackson, Wade Phillips has a spot on the DL for an interior disruptor. With Jarran Reed, Billings, Reed and Kenny Clark on the board the Broncos opt for Bullard's disruption. With the other talent in the front 7 already in place the rookie will have a defined role early on to allow him to grow into the NFL. Wade doesn't care for measurable but simply puts his players in positions to succeed, with his attacking one gap 34 scheme. On Nickel downs he will feast inside on the single blocking schemes he will face with the pass rushers outside. With Sylvester Williams entrenched as the starter at NT the other big name DTs on the board don't offer the ready made interior rush now missing from the defense that the former Gator brings to the table.

Connor Cook was deemed to be a reach on the board,  and with enough flexibility in later rounds to address the OL coupled with Elway's confidence in already having a ring as GM, they maintained his position on staying true to BPA. The Broncos Super Bowl ring was based on its defense and they keep it a strength.

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Below are the complete results from our community mock draft.

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Pick Team
Selection Team Representative Approval Rating





1 Tennessee Leremy Tunsil, OT, Ole Miss Chris Dunnells 74%
2 Cleveland Jared Goff, QB, California quickdrawdoc 44%
3 San Diego Jalen Ramsey, DB, Florida State
GhostofHD 65%
4 Dallas DeForest Buckner, DE, Oregon Tee Word 52%
5 Jacksonville Myles Jack, LB, UCLA SxSnts9 73%
6 Baltimore Vernon Hargreaves, CB, Florida Lostastic 64%
7 San Francisco Carson Wentz, QB, North Dakota St. BlackandGold4ever 58%
8 Philadelphia Ezekiel Elliot, RB, Ohio State ukesilence 64%
9 Tampa Bay Joey Bosa, DE, Ohio State RyanAb9 85%
10 Jack Conklin, OT, Michigan St. Johnny BeGood 38%
11 Chicago Shaq Lawson, DE, Clemson NOLASaintsBeast 63%
12 New Orleans Sheldon Rankins, DT, Louisville Dave Cariello 69%
13 Miami Ronnie Stanley, OT, Notre Dame saintmanumit 45%
14 Oakland Reggie Ragland, ILB, Alabama Chris Dunnells 60%
15 Paxton Lynch, QB, Memphis quickdrawdoc 32%
16 Detroit Taylor Decker, OT, Ohio State Khannar 67%
17 Atlanta Darron Lee, LB, Ohio State Dave Choate 66%
18 Indianapolis Leonard Floyd, OLB, Georgia NOLASaintsBeast 69%
19 Buffalo Noah Spence, DE, Eastern Kentucky Jaimichaelugp 33%
20 Emmanuel Ogbah, DE/OLB, Oklahoma St RyanAb9 54%
21 Washington Eli Apple, CB, Ohio St. saintmanumit 69%
22 Houston Will Fuller, WR, NotreDame Tee Word 35%
23 Minnesota Josh Doctson, WR, TCU SxSnts9 69%
24 Cincinnati Corey Coleman, WR, Baylor coldpizza 62%
25 Pittsburgh William Jackson III, CB, Houston WhoDat365 80%
26 Seattle Cody Whitehair, OG, Kansas St. 35%
27 Green Bay Chris Jones, DT, Mississippi St. Johnny BeGood 37%
28 Kansas City Keanu Neal,SS, Florida coldpizza

New England (Forfeited) Forfeited pick --------- --------
29 Arizona A'Shawn Robinson, DT, Alabama Matt Mosley
30 Carolina Mackensie Alexander, CB, Clemson Jaimichaelugp
31 Denver Jonathan Bullard, DT, Florida ThaiDai3