Englewood, Colorado. Denver Broncos coach Nathaniel Hackett has a sore midfielder in Russell Wilsonwhich left the veteran caller suspicious of Sunday’s game against the New York Jets amid growing frustration in the locker room after losing overtime Monday night 19-16 to the Los Angeles Chargers.
Wilson, who sustained a hamstring injury in the fourth quarter on Monday, underwent an MRI Tuesday morning. Hackett said Wilson will be evaluated during the week to gauge his level of involvement in practices as well as his availability in Sunday’s game against the Jets at Empower Field at Mile High.
“It will be day by day. We will go ahead and take a look at it and watch [each day]Hackett said. “…we will feel it [Tuesday] and inside [Wednesday]. ”
Hackett said a hamstring injury affected “a little bit there” how he called Wilson to play in the remainder of the fourth quarter into overtime on Monday. Loss.
Wilson said after the match: “I kind of struggled to move in one place – I had to throw it away – that made me kind of good in the fourth quarter. I just tried to play… I’m just trying to find a way to win the game.”
Wilson has already been receiving treatment for a partial muscle tear near his right shoulder since the team’s October 2 loss in Las Vegas. Wilson’s ability to be healthy enough to help the Broncos try to cure some of their ailments when attacking will be part of the decision on how much he exercises this week or whether he plays on Sunday.
Hackett said: “He’s an ultimate contender – he’s going to do everything he can to get out on the field. We have to make sure he’s healthy enough to be able to go out and play at a high level. Everyone has to go in, whether that be. [Brett Rypien]josh [Johnson], anyone, we will feel confident, we will try to build a plan for them that will make them successful. ”
Wilson finished Monday’s game 15 of 28 passes for 188 yards to land, but 173 of those passers-by plus touchdowns came in the first half. He’s been 3 of 11 for 15 yards the last three quarters and overtime against the Charger.
Wilson is ranked 30th in the league in terms of completion percentage (58.6) and has delivered five touchdown passes in six games. The Broncos are last in the league with goals scored (15.2 points per game), last in the league in the red zone, last in the league in goalscoring cases, and 30th in the third ratio.
He’s shared everything on that side of the ball to anger and frustrate the Broncos. running back Melvin Gordon III and a wide receiver Jerry Goody It was captured on camera during the match in an emotional exchange. Gordon said after the game that he was not told because he was left out of the squad against the Chargers after three times in the first half.
Latvius Murray, who was in his first game for the Broncos, finished 66 yards on 15 gigs and had 14 of his second-half campaigns. Gordon has had four failures this season, including one on the Seahawks’ 1-yard streak in the season opener and one returned for touchdowns against the Raiders.
“Yes, they are frustrated, coaches are frustrated and we are all frustrated. We want that consistency… they want to win and they want to be a part of it and they want to play for their teammates, and that’s when you don’t win a football match,” said Hackett.
When asked if he would meet with Gordon, Hackett said, “We’re going to have a conversation. We have a very good relationship. We want to make sure we’re crystal clear on everything and he knows where I am. I always like those awkward conversations and always want to be open and honest with everyone.”
“Melvin did nothing wrong – he didn’t. We didn’t have a lot of plays, and in the end he didn’t get the actors he wanted. He’s a competitor – he wants to be there helping with his team.”