Ronald Martinez/Getty Images
While players like Le'Veon Bell, Montee Ball and Stepfan Taylor could all be potential picks for the Broncos, Christine Michael would be just as good as any of them.
One of the areas the Broncos have not addressed in free agency has been the running back position despite reports (NFL.com) linking them to Rashard Mendenhall and Shonn Greene (NFL.com).
Mendenhall ultimately chose Arizona and Greene signed with Tennessee, leaving the Broncos to turn to the draft for depth at the position.
If Denver is looking for a physical runner, as it seems it is, well here he is. However, with Michael, you get a very rare combination of speed and quickness to go with his physical, straight-ahead running.
Michael would need to be coached in becoming more disciplined, but his physical ability is clearly there. At the scouting combine, he was the top performer amongst all running backs in the bench press, vertical leap, broad jump, shuttle run and three-cone drill along with running a 4.54 40-yard dash.
Reports indicated that Michael slept through (NFL.com) two team interviews. Do you pass on him because of that? No.
Michael would be a welcome addition to the Denver backfield.