5 Safeties the Denver Broncos Should Target in Free Agency, 2014 NFL Draft

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5 Safeties the Denver Broncos Should Target in Free Agency, 2014 NFL Draft
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The Denver Broncos need to do some work to shore up their defense, and upgrading at safety could help to give them the teeth that they need on the back end of the defensive formations. Fortunately, there are a number of excellent options for them in both the draft and free agency, so fans should expect to see changes at some point during this offseason.

It's not that the safety play was bad, per se, but that it simply looked like it needed help. It certainly did not frighten anyone, and the safeties far too often looked nothing more than adequate. As Kam Chancellor proved in the Super Bowl, having a safety who is a force to be reckoned with is far better for the team.

Duke Ihenacho was an exciting young player at times, but he had his ups and downs, going from being a full-time starter to just playing on select downs. He had more than 70 tackles, but he has yet to record an interception.

Rahim Moore was actually playing pretty well before being diagnosed with lateral compartment syndrome, but that disorder shut him down for the year.

Mike Adams is getting older, at age 32, and he only recorded one interception. It's not like he was getting beat on every play, but an upgrade at the position would help the Broncos compete at a higher level, rather than merely getting by.

Here's how they can do it:

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