The Denver Broncos had the luxury of back-to-back picks in the second round of the 2011 NFL Draft as if it was a fantasy football draft making the turn. With 14 minutes to decide the two picks, Denver snagged Rahim Moore at No. 45 before choosing at Orlando Franklin, an offensive tackle from Miami, at No. 46. It was a break from the trend for the Broncos after the first two picks were young, talented defensive players with the first two picks.
Denver has gone defensive thus far and are rebuilding the defense from the ground-up. With Von Miller at linebacker and Rahim Moore at safety, the Broncos decided to move-on and grab an offensive lineman, choosing Franklin to step-in at offensive tackle. Franklin is big, athletic and versatile on the offensive line. He may play inside to play guard or could play at tackle in Denver.
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