In two games against the Chiefs, Travis Kelce owned Denver—totaling 17 receptions for 186 yards. Darren Waller of the Raiders also went off in his two games against the Broncos—racking up 177 yards on 13 catches.

The Broncos used a fifth-round draft pick in Strnad in an attempt to slow those two, among others, down moving forward.

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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.