When the Broncos drafted Roby in the first round in 2014, many thought that he was the heir apparent to then-soon-to-be-free-agent Chris Harris. As it turned out, Denver was able to keep Roby, Harris, and Aqib Talib together for four seasons, but the team is obviously looking to the younger gun now. During his four seasons, Roby has flashed some big-play ability, including two pick-sixes in 2016 and a key forced fumble during the divisional round of the team's 2015 Super-Bowl run, but has also been burned more than a few times. He should get more opportunities to boom or bust in a contract year as he and Harris will likely both get some tougher assignments with Talib, who generally took on opponents' top targets, now in Los Angeles with the Rams.
Roby had four tackles and he recovered a fumble that he forced Sunday against the Dolphins.
Roby was set for a heightened role with Aqib Talib (suspension) sitting out, and he showed it by adding three pass breakups. With Talib returning in Week 14, though, Roby will likely be relegated to his previous depth role.
Roby should see a bigger role at cornerback in Sunday's matchup against the Dolphins with starter Aquib Talib suspended for one game.
Roby logged three solo tackles and a pass defended in Sunday's loss to the Raiders. Talib was ejected for fighting early in the first quarter, so Roby ended up seeing 62 defensive snaps (91.0 percent). Look for the 25-year-old to see a similar workload in Week 13.
|8||10/28/18||@ KC||1:00 pm|
|Bye: Week 10|
|11||11/18/18||@ LAC||4:05 pm|
|13||12/2/18||@ CIN||1:00 pm|
|14||12/9/18||@ SF||4:05 pm|
|16||12/24/18||@ OAK||8:15 pm|
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