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Broncos Set Up Two Rookie Workouts, Sign Guard Young

March 13, 2009
Malcolm Jenkins

Malcolm Jenkins

The Denver Broncos have begun their draft preparations, setting up visits with two potential first round picks. They will hold private workouts with Ohio State cornerback/safety Malcolm Jenkins, and Connecticut running back Donald Brown. The Broncos also agreed to terms with free agent guard Scott Young.

Jenkins, a 6-1, 201 pound senior out of Ohio State, has set up a private workout with the Broncos. A college cornerback who may move to safety in the NFL, Jenkins had a subpar day at the NFL Combine, running just a 4.55 in the 40. In his pro day in Ohio, however, his times improved to a recorded 4.47. The Broncos brass will work him out next week.

The Broncos also plan to hold a workout with Donald Brown. Brown, the NCAA’s leading rusher last season, has come into the draft as a dark horse, just outside the spotlight of Knowshon Moreno and Beanie Wells. He has risen fast on many draft boards though, and could very easily be a first round pick. The Broncos plan to hold a private session with him before the Husky Pro Day.

The Broncos also signed Scott Young, who is expected to compete for a backup position on the offensive line. Young, 27, is 6-4 312 guard who has had previous stints with the Philadelphia Eagles and the Cleveland Browns. He was brought in to add depth to the offensive line.

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