Gut Reaction: Broncos draft Tavarres King with pick #161

This shouldn't take long.  Peyton Manning will be stronger in 2013.  He's going to throw deep more often.  The Broncos need more help stretching the field.  

Outside of Demaryius Thomas, they don't have a lot of vertical separation (I'd argue Eric Decker can do it, but let's save that for another day).

Time to bring in another X wide receiver.  Time to bring in the King--Tavarres King.

King's specialty is getting vertical against SEC competition.  As Ted and I were talking about earlier, the SEC is like the minor leagues for the NFL.

If you can get vertical in the SEC, you can get vertical anywhere.

Want some proof?  Here you go (note the very first play):

As with the previous pick, King is a one-trick pony.  He's too thin and could easily get jammed in the NFL.  And if you were thinking he's a good candidate for the slot, I'd think again.  That transition could take a while.

Still, with a 19 yards-per-catch average, he'll get his chances to have a role on the Broncos in 2013.

I’m glad we had this talk.  Now, vaya con Dios, Brah.

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