DENVER (AP) — Teddy Bridgewater was hospitalized right away for evaluation of a head personal injury next a terrifying collision that appeared to knock him unconscious throughout the Denver Broncos’ 15-10 reduction to the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday.
The Denver quarterback Bridgewater didn’t move until eventually they rolled him about to location him on a human body board and cart him off the discipline. He was instantly put in an ambulance and taken to a medical center.
“They consider he need to be and will be wonderful finally,” mentor Vic Fangio stated.
That was about the only superior news for the Broncos (7-7), who observed their playoff hopes plummet even with keeping Joe Burrow to 157 yards passing, bottling up Ja’Marr Chase (one catch for 3 yards) and Tee Higgins (two catches for 23 yards) and retaining jogging again Joe Mixon (58 yards) out of the finish zone.
“We’re not out,” Fangio insisted just after praising his team’s stellar defensive energy in opposition to a group that was averaging 27 details. “We’re just heading to strap it up, have yet another fantastic 7 days of preparing and get prepared for the following game” upcoming week at Las Vegas.
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There’s a good likelihood backup Drew Lock will get that start out, his 1st of 2021, just after shedding his setting up work to Bridgewater in the offseason.
Lock has subbed for Lock three instances this time and has two turnovers on objective-to-go circumstances, which include Sunday when defensive stop Khalid Kareem snatched the ball correct out of his arms on 2nd-and-intention from the 9 early in the fourth quarter.
Lock has done 55% of his passes (22 for 40) for 227 yards, a touchdown, two interceptions, two fumbles, a person of which he’s lost, and five sacks.
Bridgewater is completing 67.6% of his passes and he’s previously thrown a vocation-very best 18 touchdowns passes to go with just 7 interceptions.
But he’s been banged up and hobbles through several a 7 days of follow, having endured two head injuries, a foot injury and a shin damage behind an usually porous line that is particularly vulnerable in offensive coordinator Pat Shurmur’s hefty use of a few-extensive, unfold formations.
It was on a scramble that Bridgewater bought harm Sunday.
With 5:34 left in the third quarter, Bridgewater scrambled to his proper