Broncos draft Carlos Henderson in 3rd round

Henderson was the most elusive receiver in the country in 2016 and now joins the Denver offense.

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Carlos Henderson

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Broncos draft Carlos Henderson in 3rd round

  • The Broncos selected Carlos Henderson with the team’s third-round pick in the NFL draft Friday.
  • Henderson led all receivers with 48 missed tackles in 2016; LaQuvionte Gonzalez from Kansas was second among receivers with 26.
  • He ranked fifth among 187 draft-eligible receivers with an overall grade of 87.2; he ranked fourth with a receiving grade of 87.6.
  • He ranked eighth among 264 qualified FBS receivers in 2016 with an average of 3.55 yards per route run.
  • Henderson has graded out as one of the top return men in the country in each of the last three seasons.

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