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Broncos down three quarterbacks before Saints game because of COVID concerns

DENVER, Colo. (KRDO) — The Denver Broncos are down three quarterbacks ahead of their game against the New Orleans Saints on Sunday.

Jeff Driskel, the third-string quarterback, tested positive for COVID-19 on Thursday. According to, starting quarterback Drew Lock and backups Brett Rypien and Blake Bortles are all sidelined after having close contact with Driskel. said practice squad receiver Kendall Hinton will likely be the quarterback for Sunday’s game. Hinton signed with the Broncos after the 2020 draft as an undrafted free agent. 

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  1. Oh dear. I hope they survive. Amazing how our government shuts everything down for the minority. Thanks to the media they scare everyone to go to the hospital with their sniffles and coughs thinking their going to die. Hospitals are overwhelmed because of fear! Imagine if everyone ran to the hospital when the got a cold!

  2. 1. Lock
    2. Rypien
    3. Driskel
    4. Bortles

    Ok, KRDO, it’s not really that hard to count to FOUR…..

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