On Thursday, Denver Broncos head coach Vic Fangio declared that star working again Melvin Gordon had a “50/50” likelihood to play in Sunday’s prime-time recreation on the Kansas City Chiefs because the ball-carrier labored to get well from a hip damage.
Fangio downgraded his starter forward of the weekend.
Per ESPN’s Jeff Legwold, Fangio confirmed Friday that Gordon shall be listed as uncertain for Sunday’s affair:
Barring a major standing change over the weekend, rookie and second-round draft choice Javonte Williams will function Denver’s RB1 in Kansas City. According to ESPN stats, Williams is second on the Broncos this fall with 568 speeding yards and 117 carries, and he is second amongst Denver working backs with two touchdowns on the bottom.
The 21-year-old has additionally contributed 27 catches for 193 yards and a further rating.
Denver has received three of 4 contests and notched a formidable 28-13 victory over the Los Angeles Chargers final Sunday to enhance to 6-5. The Chiefs, in the meantime, are 7-4 and maintain a one-game benefit over the Broncos, Chargers and Las Vegas Raiders within the AFC West standings.