DeMarcus Walker set to make a larger impact in second season with Broncos In the 2017 NFL Draft Authentic Phillip Lindsay Jersey , the Denver Broncos selected ACC Defensive Player of the Year and prolific sack artist DeMarcus Walker out of Florida State in the second round. It was a pick many fans across Broncos Country were excited about — with many hoping he could make an impact and bolster the franchise’s pass rush in his rookie year.Name: DeMarcus WalkerPosition: Defensive EndHeight: 6’4”Weight: 285Age: 23Experience: 2nd seasonCollege: Florida StateUnfortunately, that never happened and his rookie season was essentially wasted when he was moved to outside linebacker in lieu of the handful of injuries and lack of depth the Broncos had at the position. In ten games, Walker played only ten percent of the team’s total defensive snaps. In that limited action, he registered just seven tackles and one sack. It was a big let down for the former Seminole, but he is excited to be back where he should have been all along and hopes to a make an impact in his second year.The GoodWalker is known for being a high effort player with tremendous production. He was one of collegiate football’s most productive pass rushers (26.5 sacks) in his final two years at Florida State, often racking up sacks when winning one-on-one battles when moving inside to rush. He was regarded as a team leader and someone who could be relied on — playing nearly 90 percent of the Seminoles’ defensive snaps as a senior. He has a great first step and a quality swim move that helps him get past offensive lineman en-route to the quarterback.The BadEven though he had impeccable production in college, Walker is only an average athlete for the position and have difficulty getting a consistent rush from the outside in the pros. He struggled on a handful of occasions in the team’s preseason opener against the Minnesota Vikings in respect to taking on double teams and was pushed back at the point of attack in the run game. May not be ever be a full-time defensive end in the league http://www.denverbroncosteamonline.com/phillip-lindsay-jersey , and will likely earn his keep by being able to win one-on-one battles when he kicks inside to rush the passer.QuotableStatusAfter having his rookie season essentially wasted with a questionable move to outside linebacker, Walker is now back to where he should have been all last season at defensive end. He has been rotating first-team reps at the starting end spot opposite of veteran Derek Wolfe. I believe he will see a good amount of snaps in his second season at the position, but expect him to make most of his presence known when slides inside and generate a pass rush on the interior, just like he did while he was at Florida State.Chad Kelly to start for the Broncos in preseason finale against Cardinals As the Denver Broncos head into their fourth and final preseason game, the only for sure positions locked up on the final 53-man roster are the 22 guys not suited up to play in this game. Chad Kelly and Paxton Lynch are not one of those guys, so it will be important for both of them to come out and play well.Kelly will get the start against the Arizona Cardinals according to Head Coach Vance Joseph, while Lynch will get the second half. “Chad will start the game on Thursday http://www.authenticsdenverbroncos.com/cheap-justin-simmons-jersey , and hopefully they can play half and half,” Joseph said on Monday. “That’s the game plan going into the game.”For Mr. Irrelevant, nothing was certain for his future in Denver when training camp began, but by the time this fourth and final preseason game rolled around he has all but locked u the backup quarterback position and even has people wondering about the future.Through three games, he has completed 28/41 of his passes for a 68.3% completion rate. He has thrown for 340 yards, 3 touchdowns to just one interception. On the flip side, Lynch has completed 14/29 of his passes for a 48.3% completion rate. He has just 102 yards passing with 0 touchdowns and one interception.It’s pretty clear who is rising and who is falling here. Both still need a big game though. Kelly to keep his hype train rolling and Lynch to give evaluators around the NFL hope he might still have a future in this league.Horse TracksSu'a Cravens White Bradley Chubb Jersey , Shamarko Thomas return to practice MondaySafety Darian Stewart received a rest day.Broncos notes: Su'a Cravens "ready to go" after returning from knee injurySafety Su’a Cravens practiced Monday for the first time since Aug. 1 because of knee soreness and is now in a race to prove he can help the Broncos when they play Seattle on Sept. 9.10 Broncos Who Seized Themselves A Job Against WashingtonLast Friday's game in Washington was just an exhibition game, but it meant the world to the Broncos fighting to earn a job and a place on the roster.Broncos: Pacman Jones Brings Experience But Not BaggageAs far as the Broncos are concerned, Adam "Pacman" Jones brings experience and energy to Denver but none of the baggage from a long list of run-ins with the law and the league.Denver Broncos vs. Arizona Cardinals will air live on NFL NetworkThe Denver Broncos' preseason finale against the Arizona Cardinals will air live on NFL Network on Thursday, August 30.NFL NewsOdell Beckham Jr. deserved a mega contract. The Giants made it happen.The 25-year-old gets a massive pay raise after an explosive four years in the NFL.John Ross’ big play against the Bills showed he still has potentialMr. 4.22 had a big play on Sunday that reminded everyone of what he’s capable of.Three dead, nine injured in mass shooting at ‘Madden NFL’ tournament in JacksonvilleHere’s what we know so far:Odell Beckham Jr.’s monster contract explained by 5 of his best playsWhy did the Giants make OBJ the highest-paid receiver in the NFL? Let’s go to the tape!
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