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The Denver Broncos will not be deterred from drafting Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield due to his relative lack of peak, head coach Vance Joseph indicated Tuesday.

“I believe that is superb,” Joseph stated on the Senior Bowl when requested about Mayfield’s 6-foot-1 body, in response to The Denver Put up’s Nicki Jhabvala. “You watch Drew Brees play, he is figured it out. He is a really profitable quarterback. Guys determine it out. Good gamers determine it out. I would not be involved about that.”

Mayfield posted prolific numbers in faculty, however his dimension continues to function a subject of nice debate inside the scouting group. Throughout final yr’s draft course of, Cleveland Browns head coach Hue Jackson stated he’d need any quarterback he drafts to be not less than 6-foot-2.

Brees and the Seattle SeahawksRussell Wilson are among the many shorter quarterbacks to seek out nice success within the NFL regardless of early-career criticism.

The Broncos maintain the fifth general choose within the 2018 NFL Draft.