Biggest Question Mark: Knowshon Moreno
No one is ready to call Moreno a bust, but he definitely struggled to adjust to life in the NFL last season. He didn’t have a single 100-yard game in 2009, despite receiving over 20 carries four times. Additionally, his production decreased dramatically as the season progressed. His ability to take the next step will be one of the keys to the Broncos season.
Position Battle to Watch: Quarterback
Kyle Orton is certainly the favorite heading into camp, but watch out for Brady Quinn. Even without Brandon Marshall, the Broncos still have far more playmakers than Quinn ever had at his disposal in Cleveland. He may not break camp as the starter, but Quinn will start some games for Denver at some point this season.
Impact Rookie: Demaryius Thomas
The Broncos will rely on Thomas to be their No. 1 receiver from day one. Eddie Royal will be able to deflect some of the attention away, but Thomas is the true go-to-guy. It will be interesting to see how he adjusts to a pro offense after spending the past two seasons in Paul Johnson’s triple option at Georgia Tech.