As anticipated, Russell Wilson will make his return to the Broncos’ beginning lineup Sunday. Nathaniel Hackett introduced Friday that Wilson will return after a one-game absence.
Despite the Broncos having a bye week following their London project, Wilson will return after lacking Week 7 as a consequence of a hamstring challenge. Wilson, who has now battled hamstring and shoulder illnesses this season, has missed simply 4 profession video games. He returns to a Broncos group in disarray, with commerce rumors surrounding it forward of what guarantees to be a seminal Jaguars matchup.
Signing a five-year, $245M extension ($124M absolutely assured), Wilson has not clicked in Hackett’s offense. Denver’s protection has been answerable for 4 of the group’s 5 losses being by one rating. Wilson, 33, ranks twenty ninth in QBR after six begins. Even as he was sluggish upon coming back from his finger damage final season, he ended the yr tenth in that metric. The Broncos are relying on their high-priced passer to point out higher kind, however Wilson’s damage has adopted different key setbacks for the group.
Denver has seen Bradley Chubb and Jerry Jeudy draw persistent commerce curiosity. Both gamers seem real threats to be moved subsequent week, and a loss to the Jags might immediate the group to make main trades and recoup some draft capital the Wilson acquisition sacrificed.