Colorado Springs, Colorado 2021-10-25 16:54:00 –
ENGLEWOOD — After a disturbing number of tackles, injuries and ineffectiveness last Thursday, Broncos general manager George Peyton acted swiftly to address the apparent needs within the linebacker. On Monday, Broncos won the 7th round pick of 2024 with Kenny Young and the 6th round selection of 2024.
Young, 26, shows his profile as a quick start given the end-of-season pectoral surgery injuries of Mica Kaiser, another ex-Lamb, Curtis Robinson, Josie Jewel and Alexander Johnson. .. Broncos linebackers, including Justin Strnad and Robinson, struggled to find a fit in a running game with Browns and couldn’t stop quarterback Case Keenum with important 4th and 3rd place scrambles. bottom.
Broncos lost Jewel after the Jacksonville match and Johnson underwent pectoral surgery last week. They were missed against a ground attack. Browns used a third stringer, Denver Johnson, to gouache Broncos in a 182-yard rush yard. Cleveland also held the ball in the last 5 minutes and 19 seconds because Denver couldn’t stop the run even though Broncos knew the ball was coming.
Young, a fourth-round pick of 2018 traded from Baltimore to Rams as part of a deal with Marcus Peters, is a solid player in Rams this season, starting all seven games and two sack. Recorded 46 tackles. He participates in at least 55 percent of all game snaps.
On Saturday, Broncos added depth to the defensive end / outside linebackers, landing Stephen Weatherly, and the 7th round pick of 2023 formed the Viking for the 7th round pick of 2022. Broncos also deals with pain in that position. Von Miller expects to play after spraining his left ankle towards Washington, but more will become known as the week progresses.
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