Twenty four of the 26 quarterbacks drafted in the first round over the last 10 years started as rookies, but only 10 of those 26 are still starting for the teams which originally drafted them. Throw in a defending Super Bowl champion with a wide-open QB situation, and that’s what makes the Paxton Lynch situation so intriguing.

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Born to early-1960's Broncos season-ticket holders, Ken Pomponio is a fourth-generation Coloradan and University of Northern Colorado graduate who has covered the Front Range and Denver sports scene for more than 25 years for various websites and newspapers.