NASHVILLE, Tenn. — In a season when the Denver Broncos broad receiving corps has been beset with accidents, Jerry Jeudy was added to the record in Sunday’s sport in opposition to the Tennessee Titans.
Jeudy, who led a struggling offense in landing catches with three coming into the sport, suffered a left ankle damage on the Broncos’ first play from scrimmage. Denver quarterback Russell Wilson tried to hit Jeudy on a throw up the left sideline, however Jeudy fell to the turf simply as Wilson let go of the ball, and instantly grabbed the again of his left ankle.
Jeudy, who was the Broncos’ first-round choose in 2020, was helped into the damage tent within the Broncos’ bench space earlier than he was taken to the locker room on a golf cart. Jeudy got here into the sport second on the crew with 30 receptions and has the crew’s longest landing play of the season — 67 yards within the season opener in opposition to the Seattle Seahawks.
Jeudy’s damage comes as one other blow to the broad receiver depth chart for the Broncos as Tim Patrick suffered a season-ending knee damage in coaching camp and KJ Hamler suffered a hamstring damage and was a gameday inactive Sunday.
Tyrie Cleveland has additionally missed time. Undrafted rookie Jalen Virgil, who had solely been lively for one sport this season and had not performed, had a 66-yard landing reception Sunday as his first profession reception within the NFL.