Since the John Elway era ended in Denver following the 1999 Super Bowl, media attention and national interest towards the Broncos has been significant, but never to the level that it once was.
Though Jake Plummer and Jay Cutler provided years of solid and fairly exciting offenses, the country was never too enamored with the bucking horses of Colorado.
There's no questioning that the Manning comeback project in Denver will capture headlines this year. Denver, for the first time since Elway's retirement, has a proven No. 1 quarterback at the reins. Helping Manning out will be the team around him, where some positions are stacked beyond belief.
Here are four players who are confined to a backup role in Denver, but could very justifiably have themselves a starting job in other cities.