Posted Tue Mar 12th by Jon Heath
The Denver Broncos were reported to be the front runners to land free agent running back Reggie Bush earlier today, but things have cooled down since then.
Bush is now headed to visit with Detroit, seemingly making the Lions the favorite to land the popular free agent. Denver, meanwhile, has other options.
The team will bring in Rashard Mendenhall for a visit, showing continued interest in the former Steeler. The Broncos will also look at former Eagles cornerback Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie.
Two players that have not reportedly drawn interest from the Broncos yet but figure to are Rams running back Steven Jackson and former Dolphins middle linebacker Karlos Dansby. Miami made waves when they signed Dannell Ellerbe and released Dansby, who would be a fit in Denver’s 4-3 defense.
Jackson is a powerful back that would be a more exciting addition to Denver’s backfield than Mendenhall. But as of now, Mendenhall seems a more likely candidate to land with the team as a low priced, low-risk, high-reward free agent.