Updated 04:24 PM EST, Tue, Jan 18, 2022

NFL Free Agents 2014: Denver Broncos’ Eric Decker, Knowshon Moreno Could Leave Denver After Super Bowl

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The Denver Broncos could lose wide receiver Erik Decker and running back Knowshon Moreno, who are both set to test the NFL free agency market in the offseason after the Super Bowl.

The Broncos, regardless of whether they win in Sunday's Super Bowl XLVII showdown with the Seattle Seahawks, are expected to face free agency dilemmas this summer with their two main cogs all ready for a big pay day.

Decker, who caught for 1,288 yards on 87 receptions and 11 touchdowns for the Broncos this season, has been playing superbly well since the arrival of Peyton Manning.

"In his last two NFL seasons, both with quarterback Peyton Manning at the helm, Decker has totaled 172 receptions for 2,352 yards and 24 scores. That's quite a turnaround for the former third-round selection. The talented wideout caught only 50 passes in his first two years in the league," Bleacher Report stated.

Although the Broncos have a chance to re-sign him, one ideal destination for the soon-to-be free agent is the New England Patriots, according to Yahoo Sports NFL writer Andrew Martin.

According to the analyst, Decker has the tools to thrive as one of the primary targets of Tom Brady in the Patriots' high-octane passing offense.

"NESN.com's Doug Kyed wrote about how the 26-year-old Decker has the size and versatility that would be a great fit for Brady and New England."

"Having played with quarterback Peyton Manning over the past couple of seasons, Decker has flourished with a top-flight passer. Despite being part of an offense with an array of weapons, he still came away with 87 catches for 1,288 yards and 11 touchdowns this season."

Another main concern for the Broncos' front office is Moreno, who could bolt out of Denver after catching for 1,038 yards on 241 carries with 10 scores this season.

With finances being a factor for the Broncos this summer, NFL insider Ian Rapoport believes it will be hard for the team to keep Moreno beyond this season.

"Just said on @nflnetwork: #Broncos don't expect to be able to sign RB Knowshon Moreno back for 14. He's a free agent. Should hit the market," Rapoport posted on his Twitter account.

The New York Giants, Atlanta Falcons, Cleveland Browns, Oakland Raiders, and Miami Dolphins are the teams that could offer a deal for the dynamic Broncos running back.

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