DraftKings Sportsbook is going live in Colorado on Friday, and to celebrate it, they’re offering a free-to-play popularity pool. In it, you select what you believe will be the most popular choices as decided by the answers of your fellow contest entrants. If you pick the most correctly, you’ll have a chance to win $5,000. You must submit your picks by 10 p.m. MT tonight!
Let’s take a look at some of the choices available, and handicap a few answers we think might go your way.
Who was the better Denver Broncos Offensive Threat?
* Terrell Davis
* Shannon Sharpe
This is no knock on Shannon Sharpe, who racked up three 1,000-yard receiving seasons in Mile High, but Terrell Davis had one of the best peaks of any athlete ever in The Centennial State. He rushed for 1,538 yards in 1996, 1,750 in 1997, and 2,008 in 1998 on the way to the Super Bowl. It’s one of the great streaks in NFL history for a running back, and he should get the nod here.
Who would you rather have on your team in their prime?
* John Elway
* Peyton Manning
You know how bingo cards have a free space? Well here’s yours. You could possibly make an argument that Peyton had a ceiling that was around that of Peyton’s, but try getting your fellow Coloradans to agree. We’ll be happy to put the 401K on Elway here.
Should the Denver Nuggets have traded Carmelo Anthony?
This one is tough, because young Melo was one of the best players in the NBA. But he wanted to leave, and what emerged from that trade was Wilson Chandler, Ray Felton, Danilo Gallinari, Timofey Mozgov, Kosta Koufos, and a 2014 first-round pick and swap rights in 2016. The core of the trade ended up winning 57 games in 2013. Melo never won a playoff series in New York. Yes: You’ve got to make that deal.
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