GM Paton's first draft comes with Broncos at QB crossroads
FILE - In this Jan. 3, 2021, file photo, Denver Broncos quarterback Drew Lock scrambles against the Las Vegas Raiders during an NFL football game in Denver. “We're really high on Drew. I like seeing Drew here every morning and when I come in he's working hard, he's trending in the right direction. As you know, he has a lot of talent. He's becoming a better pro," general manager George Paton said at his pre-draft news conference. “But we're still going to look at the quarterback position.” (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey, File)
FILE - In this March 22, 2021, file photo, Denver Broncos general manager George Paton speaks during a news conference at the NFL football team's headquarters in Englewood, Colo. Paton spent his first few months as John Elway's successor reconstructing the Broncos' gutted secondary and reinforcing Denver's overall defense.
What he hasn't addressed is the franchise's biggest bugaboo — quarterback — after declaring last month “we want to bring in competition” for Drew Lock, whose 15 interceptions in 13 games tied for the league lead in 2020. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)