Broncos QB Russell Wilson might not play at all in preseason
Denver Broncos quarterback Russell Wilson did no longer play in the team’s preseason opener remaining week and he’s no longer anticipated to play in the team’s 2nd preseason recreation on Saturday. It’s beginning to seem like he may no longer play in preseason at all this summer.
On Thursday, Broncos offensive coordinator Justin Outten regarded to affirm that the crew doesn’t choose to threat damage to Wilson in an exhibition game.
“He continually wishes to be out there,” Outten said. “You noticed him warming up [last week]. He loves this game; he loves this team. Any probability that he may want to step interior the white lines, it’s a privilege.
“He realizes that each and every time you put a helmet on you don’t recognize what’s going to occur the subsequent play. He sincerely loves his game, and that’s what we love about him. But yeah, we’re now not going to do that.”
Meanwhile, the Buffalo Bills — Denver’s opponent on Saturday — are anticipated to play most of their starters, doubtlessly together with backyard linebacker Von Miller. That will be a difficult take a look at for the Broncos’ backup offensive linemen.
“Facing starters — it’s a outstanding measuring stick for some guys with their first time in the league or first time in the system,” Outten said. “We’ll see how it performs out. Playing there remaining year, they had a bunch of starters in as well. It was once a absolutely desirable take a look at for us to see the place we had been earlier than the season.”
On defense, Denver’s backup defenders will face Bills superstar quarterback Josh Allen, an MVP favored going into the 2022 season.
“It’s a splendid chance for them to play in opposition to the fine — Josh Allen, some of these receivers and linemen,” protecting coordinator Ejiro Evero said. “They need to all savour that opportunity.”
Saturday’s sport will be nationally televised on NFL Network.