Denver Broncos cornerback Aqib Talib believes his team can repeat as Super Bowl champions next season, he said Monday on ESPN’s SportsCenter.
“I think as long as the quarterbacks put in the work and listen to coach (Gary Kubiak), if we put in that same work, I don’t see why we can’t repeat,” said Talib, a nine-year NFL veteran who has spent the last two seasons with Denver.
The Broncos are searching for a quarterback this off-season after the retirement of Peyton Manning and Brock Osweiler’s departure for the Texans in free agency. Denver acquired former Eagles and Jets signal caller Mark Sanchez last month for a conditional draft pick in 2017, but is still looking for another option under center.
Reportedly in the mix for the Broncos is San Francisco’s Colin Kaepernick, who was benched by the 49ers last season for Blaine Gabbert and ended the campaign on injured reserve.
“(San Francisco) came to our facility last year (for dual practices during training camp), and he’s a good quarterback,” Talib said of Kaepernick. “He has one of the strongest arms in the league, and we already know what he can do with his legs. (Kaepernick) has to be interested a little bit.”
The Broncos defeated the Panthers 24–10 in Super Bowl 50.