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How 10 NFL mock drafts predict the Denver Broncos will use their No. 5 pick

Getty Images; The Associated Press The Broncos will meet with quarterbacks Josh Rosen, left, and Baker Mayfield at the combine and host both on pre-draft visits to the team’s facility.

The NFL Draft is quickly approaching but there appears no consensus about who will be taken at the top of the draft, including how the Denver Broncos will use their No. 5 overall pick.

In an analysis of 10 recent mock drafts, Broncos general manager John Elway is projected to select a quarterback, cornerback, running back or guard. Here is the latest breakdown of each prediction for the top five picks in the April 26 draft from a variety of pundits.

Josh Rosen throws during the second half of a game against the Arizona State Sun Devils at the Rose Bowl in 2017.

1. Browns, QB, Sam Darnold (USC)

2. Broncos (mock trade), QB, Josh Rosen (UCLA)

3. Jets, QB, Baker Mayfield (Oklahoma)

4. Browns, DE, Bradley Chubb (N.C. State)

5. Giants (mock trade), G Quenton Nelson (Notre Dame)

1. Browns, QB, Josh Allen (Wyoming)

2. Giants, DE, Bradley Chubb (N.C. State)

3. Jets, QB, Sam Darnold (USC)

4. Browns, RB, Saquon Barkley (Penn State)

5. Broncos, QB Josh Rosen (UCLA)

Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield drops back to throw against Georgia in the 2018 Rose Bowl.

1. Browns, QB, Josh Allen (Wyoming)

2. Giants, QB, Sam Darnold (USC)

3. Jets, QB, Josh Rosen (UCLA)

4. Browns, RB, Saquon Barkley (Penn State)

5. Broncos, QB Baker Mayfield (Oklahoma)

Denzel Ward #12 of the Ohio State Buckeyes celebrates an interception against the Ohio State Buckeyes in the first half during the Big Ten Championship game at Lucas Oil Stadium on Dec. 2, 2017 in Indianapolis, Indiana.

1. Browns, QB, Sam Darnold (USC)

2. Giants, DE, Bradley Chubb (N.C. State)

3. Jets, QB, Josh Rosen (UCLA)

4. Browns, RB, Saquon Barkley (Penn State)

5. Broncos, CB, Denzel Ward (Ohio State)

Former Penn State running back Saquon Barkley is projected to go in the top five of the 2018 NFL draft.

1. Browns, QB, Josh Rosen (UCLA)

2. Giants, QB, Baker Mayfield (Oklahoma)

3. Jets, QB, Sam Darnold (USC)

4. Browns, CB, Denzel Ward (Ohio State)

5. Broncos, RB, Saquon Barkley (Penn State)

1. Browns, QB, Josh Allen (Wyoming)

2. Giants, QB, Sam Darnold (USC)

3. Jets, QB, Josh Rosen (UCLA)

4. Browns, DE, Bradley Chubb (N.C. State)

5. Broncos, CB, Denzel Ward (Ohio State)

1. Browns, QB, Sam Darnold (USC)

2. Giants, DE, Bradley Chubb (N.C. State)

3. Jets, QB, Josh Rosen (UCLA)

4. Browns, DB, Minkah Fiztpatrick (Alabama)

5. Broncos, RB, Saquon Barkley (Penn State)

Quenton Nelson #56 of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish celebrates after a 10-yard touchdown reception by Corey Robinson against the USC Trojans in the fourth quarter of the game at Notre Dame Stadium on Oct. 17, 2015 in South Bend, Indiana.

1. Browns, QB, Josh Allen (Wyoming)

2. Giants, QB, Sam Darnold (USC)

3. Jets, QB, Josh Rosen (UCLA)

4. Browns, RB, Saquon Barkley (Penn State)

5. Broncos, OG, Quenton Nelson (Notre Dame)

Josh Allen (17) of the Wyoming Cowboys passes against the San Diego State Aztecs during the second half of San Diego State’s 27-24 win on Saturday, Dec. 3, 2016. The Wyoming Cowboys hosted the San Diego State Aztecs in the Mountain West championship game.

1. Browns, RB, Saquon Barkley (Penn State)

2. Giants, QB, Sam Darnold (USC)

3. Jets, QB, Josh Rosen (UCLA)

4. Browns, QB, Baker Mayfield (Oklahoma)

5. Broncos, QB, Josh Allen (Wyoming)

USC Trojans quarterback Sam Darnold #14 eludes Colorado Buffaloes defensive back Evan Worthington #6 for a first down in the third quarter at Folsom Field Nov. 11, 2017.

1. Browns, QB, Josh Allen (Wyoming)

2. Giants, OG, Quenton Nelson (Notre Dame)

3. Jets, QB, Josh Rosen (UCLA)

4. Browns, RB Saquon Barkley (Penn State)

5. Broncos, QB Sam Darnold (USC)

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