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Within the Broncos offense,Eddie Lacy Jersey, Osweiler grew as a distributor,Adrian Peterson Jersey, finishing short passes with consistency and forcing defenses to stretch,Odell Beckham Jr Jersey, similar to how Manning thrived in the scheme.Amari Cooper Jersey. And like Manning,Richard Sherman Jersey, Osweiler has grown to be a great vertical-route thrower,Arian Foster Jersey, especially in the slot.Kyle Rudolph Jersey. The play below illustrates that capability and comfort, even with a handful of secondary bodies around his target.
Hopkins will continue to get his share of targets, and he has no reason to expect a drop-off in his stature as one of the best receivers in the NFL. But on top of that, Osweiler’s vertical-passing ability and ball placement should allow Fuller and Braxton Miller to quickly become trusted weapons.