Could the Broncos take a risk on Maurice Hurst on day three?

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The Raiders flitted around the second and third rounds, making three trades and drafting three players: defensive tackle P.J. Hall (Sam Houston State), offensive tackle Brandon Parker (North Carolina A&T) and linebacker/edge rusher Arden Key (LSU). Even if, as he said, he went later than his talent should have had him go in the draft. The Broncos are not lacking for defensive linemen at this point in time, but with looming questions about Adam Gotsis' future as well as the Broncos' flexibility if Hurst needs a year off from football (teams are anxious about a potential heart condition), this could be a wise investment. He allowed just 37 percent of passes thrown his way to be caught last season, according to Pro Football Focus, and might have been taken higher if not for a knee injury during a pre-draft workout with Detroit.

Key told reporters at his post-draft media brief on Friday that he has been unfairly characterized and was not shy in assessing his own talents.

Hurst fell due to the heart condition that was discovered at the NFL Combine, which prevented him from working out in Indianapolis. Doctors reportedly believed the results of the first test were likely the product of a virus.

The 5-foot-11, 200-pound corner didn't intercept a single pass, but his lock-down coverage skills positioned himself to leave the Badgers for the National Football League a year early. He was cut in February and is now a free agent.

Hurst was flagged for an irregular echocardiogram at the NFL Scouting Combine almost two months ago. Fairley does, and it appears unlikely he'll ever play again. Hurst wasn't allowed to participate there but was later cleared for MI football's pro day.

And it's not just that.

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Hurst has moonlighted as an Uber driver the past few years while at MI. It clearly didn't slow him down.

The helath concern has been cleared.

The week after the combine, Hurst went for follow-up tests at MI, and a week after that he traveled to Harvard for a similar battery of exams that included an EKG, MRI, stress test and more.

"I was very surprised", Parker said.

"I was a little down about it for like a day or two, but after that I felt like it helped me that I didn't come to the combine", Hall said. "That's what they did".

"It's money. I'm just upset and disappointed teams decided not to pick me", Hurst said. And sixty pounds listen you did happen no we saw him as a sophomore if you had it right that's the thing apart and keep.

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