Former No. 3 overall NFL Draft pick Blake Bortles reportedly has a visit with an AFC team on Tuesday, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter.
Bortles, 28, was not re-signed by the Los Angeles Rams following the 2019 season. The former Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback spent one season with the NFC franchise. Bortles, the Jaguars' starter for five seasons, was released by the Jaguars following 2018.
The former UCF quarterback will reportedly be visiting with the Denver Broncos on Tuesday, per Schefter.
"Broncos nearly signed him last year," he reports.
Broncos starting quarterback Drew Lock suffered a shoulder injury in a Week 2 loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers. He's expected to be out multiple weeks.
"Drew's going to be out anywhere from three to four to five weeks," head coach Vic Fangio said. "It all depends on the healing process. ... When it's your throwing shoulder, it's going to take time to heal it. It's got to calm down, get his strength back to where he fully has it, and he can operate at 100 percent."
While Bortles didn't live up to his No. 3 overall pick billing, he had some solid performances in Jacksonville, and would provide nice depth for a Denver team that needs it.
The Broncos are scheduled to take on the Bucs on Sunday at 4:25 p.m. E.T.