Broncos quarterbacks had been ‘within the incorrect’ in coronavirus disaster, Blake Bortles says


Denver Broncos quarterback Blake Bortles mentioned Friday that he and his fellow quarterbacks had been “within the incorrect” when it got here to final week’s coronavirus disaster that pressured the franchise to play Kendall Hinton in an emergency.

The NFL disqualified every of the crew’s 4 quarterbacks for being in shut contact with one another and never sporting masks. Jeff Driskel reportedly examined constructive for the coronavirus. Drew Lock apologized for his function final week.

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“Clearly we had been within the incorrect,” Bortles instructed 9News. “We did not have our masks on. It was a pink flag with that. So we made a mistake, had form of a mind fart for a second. What’s unlucky is we have been actually good all yr as a quarterback group about sporting masks and our trackers.”

FILE - Denver Broncos quarterback Drew Lock, center, jokes with backup quarterbacks Jeff Driskel, left, and Brett Rypien during an NFL football practice in Englewood, Colo., in this Monday, Aug. 31, 2020, file photo. The Broncos activated three quarterbacks—starter Lock and backups Rypien and Blake Bortles—from the COVID-19 list Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2020, to insure that the team will not be without quarterbacks on the roster for the game against the Chiefs in Kansas City on Sunday as the Broncos were last Sunday when hosting the New Orleans Saints. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)

FILE – Denver Broncos quarterback Drew Lock, middle, jokes with backup quarterbacks Jeff Driskel, left, and Brett Rypien throughout an NFL soccer observe in Englewood, Colo., on this Monday, Aug. 31, 2020, file picture. The Broncos activated three quarterbacks—starter Lock and backups Rypien and Blake Bortles—from the COVID-19 listing Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2020, to insure that the crew is not going to be with out quarterbacks on the roster for the sport towards the Chiefs in Kansas Metropolis on Sunday because the Broncos had been final Sunday when internet hosting the New Orleans Saints. (AP Photograph/David Zalubowski, File)

“I assumed it was unlucky. They dealt with it how they dealt with it. Want it was totally different, want we made a greater determination and will have fastened it.”

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Denver signed Kyle Shurmur in the course of the week because the emergency quarterback. He’s the son of Broncos offensive coordinator Pat Shurmur.

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Lock is anticipated to be able to go when the Broncos play the Kansas Metropolis Chiefs in primetime on Sunday night time. The crew is searching for a giant upset victory.



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