Denver Broncos focus on offense on second day of National Football League draft

Why Broncos fans should be excited about Bradley Chubb

CBS4)- Denver Broncos first round draft pick Bradley Chubb met with the media at Broncos headquarters on Friday, one day after he was selected as the 5th overall pick in the 2018 NFL Draft.

That put the Browns back on the clock, and everyone with a working brain expected them to take Chubb, who experts aplenty saw as the top defensive player available, and a handful identified as the best prospect, period.

Chubb needed only three seasons to set North Carolina State program records for tackles for loss (60) and sacks (26).

In most National Football League drafts, a coveted pass rusher would translate into a guaranteed top 5 pick.

"I feel like he's one of the best", Chubb said.

Chubb mentioned Von Miller as a role model and player he models his game after. Earlier this week, Broncos players were vocal about their desire for an instant-impact teammate instead of a rookie quarterback. He should immediately pair with Von Miller, the Super Bowl 50 MVP, to give Denver a devastating pass rush.

As Chubb told Newsday's Tom Rock on Tuesday, he'd be delighted to wind up with the Giants, who now own the second overall pick.

"I am a guy who is going to come to the field and demand respect wherever I am on the field - whether it is in the slot, whether it is on the outside, on the right or the left", Sutton said during a conference call. I'm just going to smile and be happy. Positions the Broncos could target include offensive line and quarterback.

"We just felt that where we were and with Bradley staring at us, we couldn't pass him up", Elway said. He's a great fit, he's a hard-worker and he plays 120 percent all the time.

Coach Vance Joseph also liked the pick, saying that you can never have too many talented pass rushers in the NFL. Hughes went 30th overall to the Minnesota Vikings.

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