The Denver Broncos have been one of the busiest teams in the NFL since the free-agent signing period started, bringing in big names like DeMarcus Ware and Aqib Talib before coming to terms with wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders.
But if the Broncos want to make another appearance in the Super Bowl, they will need help from some of the young players on their roster as well. After all, teams, not players, win championships.
The Broncos are putting together what is quickly becoming a star-studded roster, but in order to become a complete team, a few inexperienced players must become productive members of the squad.
Whether these players are used in situational roles or something more, their performance will be key. If the team doesn't get anything out of them, they could be susceptible to another heartbreaking end to the season.
Here is a look at five inexperienced players who must step up for the Broncos in 2014.