Broncos Make Moves on Draft Day

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

ENGLEWOOD, Colo - (AP) Josh McDaniels pulled a few big surprises in his first draft as coach of the Denver Broncos. McDaniels selected Georgia running back Knowshon Moreno at no. 12 today and then started addressing his many defensive holes with the addition of versatile pass-rusher Robert Ayers of Tennessee at No. 18.

The Broncos drafted Wake Forest cornerback Alphonso Smith with
The 37th overall pick, which they acquired from Seattle in exchange
For their first-round pick in 2010. The Broncos still have a first-rounder next year, which they received from Chicago in the Jay cutler trade.

The Broncos selected Texas Tech safety Darcel McBath 48th
Overall. McDaniels then traded both of his third-round picks to Pittsburgh for a fourth-rounder tomorrow and the final pick of round 2, which he used to select North Carolina tight end Richard
Quinn.


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