With Sean Payton and George Paton’s second pick in the 2023 NFL Draft, the Denver Broncos selected linebacker Drew Sanders out of Arkansas. With his ability to play inside and outside linebacker, where does Sanders fit in with Vance Joseph’s defense? Is there a chance he can start over Alex Singleton or Josey Jewell this year? Or is he just a replacement for Jewell after his contract expires following the 2023 season? Is inside linebacker the post spot for the former five-star player who initially went to Alabama? Do the Broncos deserve an A grade for drafting the talented and productive linebacker?

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Zac Stevens was born and raised in Denver, went to the University of Denver and now covers the Denver Broncos. After graduating Summa Cum Laude from DU in 2014, Zac worked for the Cleveland Browns as a remote scout. He then jumped straight into the journalism industry at the beginning of 2016 covering the reigning world-champion Broncos and joined DNVR soon after. Catch him on Twitter @ZacStevensDNVR and daily on the DNVR Broncos podcast as the co-host.