By Justin Adams

DENVER (CBS4) — For only the second time since the NFL merger, the Denver Broncos will be picking 9th in the first-round on the NFL Draft.

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The other player the Broncos selected with the ninth pick was Otis Armstrong in 1973. Armstrong would become a two-time Pro Bowler in his eight-year playing career with the Broncos.

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Denver will have nine selections in the 2021 NFL Draft. Here is their current draft order:

  • 1st Round (#9 overall selection)
  • 2nd Round
  • 3rd Round
  • 4th Round
  • 5th Round
  • 6th Round
  • 7th Round
  • 7th Round (From NY Giants)
  • 7th Round (From Cleveland Browns)
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The rest of the first-round picks will be determined through the results of the playoffs. Any possible compensatory picks will be awarded in in February.

Justin Adams