Head coach Gary Kubiak expects Lynch to make up ground quickly from a mental standpoint, the team's official site reports.

Throughout the draft process and even shortly after he became a Bronco, the word on Lynch was that he'd have to take a redshirt year to adjust to the intricacies of the NFL game after spending the bulk of his college career in the spread. If he does end up taking that year to learn, it won't be because he isn't ready. Kubiak admitted that calling plays and working primarily under center will be an adjustment for Lynch, but are also things that he can learn quickly. Lynch rolled out a lot on Memphis' offense and threw on the move, something Kubiak has long asked his quarterbacks to do. Booting out also cuts the field and the reads to be made on a play in half, potentially simplifying the mental workload should Lynch's natural ability make him a more logical starter than Mark Sanchez at some point in 2016.

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