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Broncos QB Paxton Lynch impresses during Denver's OTAs

TAMPA, FL - OCTOBER 2: Quarterback Paxton Lynch #12 of the Denver Broncos looks for an open receiver during the third quarter of an NFL game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on October 2, 2016 at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images)

  • Denver Broncos QB Paxton Lynch may be closing the gap with Trevor Siemian in competition for the starting quarterback role with the Broncos, according to Mike Klis at 9News. With OTAs are complete across the league, the Broncos begin their 2017 training camp on July 27th. Drafted in the first round in 2016, Lynch’s performance over his final season at the University of Memphis showed potential as his adjusted completion percentage of 77.1 was fourth among 26 draft eligible quarterbacks with at least 300 snaps.
  • His 126.5 passer rating on deep (20-plus yard) passes was the highest mark among draft eligible quarterbacks with at least 56 attempts and his accuracy percentage of 71.1 while under pressure ranked second among 26 quarterbacks with a minimum of 107 dropbacks under pressure.
  • Lynch posted the highest overall grades among Denver’s quarterbacks in his three 2016 preseason starts at 74.8, 72.8, and 68.6. He struggled in the three games in which he had the majority of snaps at quarterback during the regular season, however. If he’s taken a big step forward going into his sophomore season, lifting his performance under pressure to near his college numbers could be key behind Denver’s work-in-progress offensive line.

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