Bryant isn't the right fit in Denver
April, 14, 2010
By Todd McShay, Scouts Inc.
For the second year in a row, the Denver Broncos have traded one of their most productive players for valuable draft picks. Last year, it was quarterback Jay Cutler to the Chicago Bears, and this year it is Brandon Marshall to the Miami Dolphins for a second-round pick (No. 43) this year and another second-rounder in 2011. The initial reaction of many is that Miami got the better end of the bargain. I would disagree. Sure, the Broncos are giving up a Pro Bowl wide receiver, but when Denver coach Josh McDaniels was winning Super Bowl rings with the Patriots, the "go-to receivers" were guys like Troy Brown, Deion Branch and David Patten. Randy Moss helped QB Tom Brady and the offense set a handful of records, but the Patriots haven't won a Super Bowl since trading for Moss. The Broncos have dealt away two extremely talented players in Cutler and Marshall in less than a two-year span, but in doing so they've also dealt away the two biggest headaches on the roster.
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