Barring an unexpected revival, Dalton's days as a mid-level starter are behind him. But if the Broncos are seeking just a backup who can be a bridge if Drew Lock falters, the 11-year veteran might fit the bill.
If it's about hedges to provide competition for Drew Lock, the Broncos have their choice of options. Andrew Mason's series examining these options begins with a former Super Bowl MVP whose elite play is tantalizing, but whose consistency is lacking.
Fortune favors the bold. Yes, the Vikings' bold QB moves in recent years didn't get them over the hump. But the moves made by a front office that included new Broncos GM George Paton allowed them to boast the NFL's fourth-highest passer rating over the last five seasons.
When practice opened Wednesday, camera lenses and the eyes of reporters zeroed in on Drew Lock. Meanwhile, Brett Rypien went about his work. It's all he can do.
In high school just over a decade ago, one year, 5.6 miles and a world of attention separated Driskel and Bortles.
As he prepares for the NFL, Steven Montez wants to remake his game from the feet up. To do so, he has the help of an expert.