There is a good chance that Denver Broncos players and coaches may return to their UC Health Training Center sometime this month. Until all NFL teams can be allowed by their respective states to return employees to the job, the league’s front office requires no teams to allow players and coaches back to team facilities.
Competitive balance, etc. And it makes sense. Regardless of the impact the coronavirus pandemic has on the NFL from a competitive standpoint, it should be felt and absorbed equally among all 32 clubs.
Second-year quarterback Drew Lock may not be allowed to return to Bronco̵
We have heard some apocryphal stories about Lock meeting with teammates to throw, but we now have direct evidence that the young signal caller is doing just that. A Twitter user named @HustlerCar shared the following photos that he claims he took in Heritage Park in Lone Tree, Colorado last week.
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Although it is difficult to find out who Locks training partner is in these pictures, I would bet dollars on donuts to fella that is directly behind Lock in the second photo is the Broncos’ RB Phillip Lindsay. I can’t say for sure, but it looks like Lindsay may have one of her brothers training along with or at least watching.
We expected Lock to get in as many throwing sessions as possible now that the restrictions are being raised, but it’s especially encouraging to see Lindsay out there working with Lock. We can only assume that Lindsay is destined to honor his receiving skills after looking at Broncos winger Melvin Gordon for $ 16 million over two years, thanks to the ex-Chargers’ fitting prison field.
Lindsay is one of the most competitive people on the planet. And when he cleaned his closet after the Broncos’ season finale win over the Oakland Raiders, he talked about his ambitions of becoming a better receiver this season.
“I get along with a couple of people, a couple that backs, to be honest,” Lindsay said as he cleaned out his closet. “Perhaps [Panthers RB] Christian [McCaffrey], maybe even Theo [Riddick] if Theo is healthy. He’s honestly one of the best routes I’ve seen in the NFL. … It’s about repetition. I might work with [Saints WR] Emmanuel [Sanders], really go into detail. “
This photo proof is a fantastic indication that Lindsay is taking an “all hands on deck” strategy to become a better recipient while building rapport and chemistry with his young QB. Both Lock and Lindsay believe they are great leaders for the Broncos this year, so it’s nothing but good to see them teaming up to come on the same page in the new OC Pat Shurmm’s fitting system.
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