Broncos' Jerry Jeudy suffers ankle injury on cringeworthy play; team holds on for win

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Jeudy was carted off the field after catching a 20-yard pass from quarterback Teddy Bridgewater. Before his injury, 这是 being reported as a high-ankle sprain, Jeudy hauled in five receptions for 72 码.

Jeudy, 否. 15 选择 2020 NFL选秀, came away with 52 的接待 856 yards and three touchdowns during his rookie season.


Bridgewater completed 28 的 36 通过 264 yards in the win. The 28-year-old hit wide receiver Tim Patrick on a go-ahead 2-yard touchdown pass with eight seconds left in the half.

Bridgewater also found tight end Albert Okwuegbunam on a 4-yard, fourth-down toss to cap a 16-play, 75-yard drive to open the second half, extending the lead to 17-7 与 6:48 to go in the quarter.

Running back Melvin Gordon III added a late 70-yard TD run and Brandon McManus kicked two field goals for the Broncos, who have had four straight losing seasons since Hall of Famer Peyton Manning led the franchise to their Super Bowl 50 标题.

Denver won the ball possession battle 35:08 至 24:52 as its offense converted 7 的 15 on third down and 3 的 3 on fourth down.