Originally Posted by footstepsfrom#27
Agreed. I've been cautious to jump on the Elway bandwagon before seeing evidence he knows what he's doing in the front office but I do think he knows what he's looking at when he watches a QB play and this kid has the arm, the athleticism and the football IQ to be trusted, not to mention that the iimpact of having your QBOTF sit at Manning's feet is worth a whole lot as opposed to drafting one two years later who wouldn't.
I think Elway also understood that Oz was raw an needs time to develop which is perfect because he isn't going to be needed by Denver for 3 years. Oz just needs to be patient and soak up as much info as possible.