The Denver Broncos bolstered their offensive line by taking center Philip Blake of Baylor with their other selection in the fourth round of the NFL draft.
The team acquired the pick in the deal that sent Tim Tebow to the New York Jets. The trade also netted Denver a sixth-rounder as well.
The incumbent center is J.D. Walton, who's also from Baylor. Although Blake snapped the...
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April 28, 2012
Philip Blake poses for a headshot during the 2012 NFL Scouting Combine at Lucas Oil Stadium on Feb. 23 in Indianapolis, Ind. (AP Photo/Ben Liebenberg)
The Denver Broncos have selected Philip Blake with the 108th pick of the 2012 NFL Draft.
This is a solid pickup for the Broncos. He will compete immediately for the starting job with J.D. Walton. Blake has better size and athleticism...
Wisconsin's Peter Konz is the only first-round player in this year's class, but his injury history is one of the trouble spots. Georgia's Ben Jones, Baylor Philip Blake, the Big Ten's Michael Brewster and David Molk and Mississippi State's Quentin Saulsberry are battling for position.
A trio of student-athletes from Baylor's most successful football team in 31 years will represent the Bears in the 63rd annual Senior Bowl on Jan. 28 at Ladd-Peebles Stadium in Mobile, Ala. Philip Blake, Terrance Ganaway and Kendall Wright will play in the nation's top collegiate all-star game.