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Denver Broncos Take Memphis QB Paxton Lynch With No. 26 Pick

There have now been three quarterbacks taken in the first round of the NFL Draft. The Denver Broncos traded up to take Memphis QB Paxton Lynch. 

Round: 1

Pick: 26

Selection: Denver Broncos select Memphis quarterback Paxton Lynch. 

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The @Broncos trade up to the #26 pick (via the @Seahawks) to select QB Paxton Lynch! #NFLDraftpic.twitter.com/UuMv2Xiz2g

— NFL (@NFL) April 29, 2016

">@Seahawks) to select QB Paxton Lynch! #NFLDraftpic.twitter.com/UuMv2Xiz2g

— NFL (@NFL)

?TRADE ALERT! ?

The @Broncos trade up to the #26 pick (via the @Seahawks) to select QB Paxton Lynch! #NFLDraftpic.twitter.com/UuMv2Xiz2g

— NFL (@NFL) April 29, 2016

">April 29, 2016

Analysis: The Broncos now have their hopeful replacement to Peyton Manning. 

Some had believed Denver would make a trade for Colin Kaepernick or Sam Bradford, but that won't be happening. 

Lynch probably won't start from Day 1, but he's got the talent necessary to develop into a future starter.