Broncos Wide Receiver to Miss Time

The Denver Broncos may have dodged a bullet regarding the severity of wide receiver Jerry Jeudy's frightening Week 10 ankle injury, but they haven't been so lucky with another pass catcher. Head coach Nathaniel Hackett told reporters Wednesday that wide receiver KJ Hamler is expected to miss multiple weeks with a hamstring injury. Hamler suffered the injury in a practice leading up to Week 10's matchup with the Tennessee Titans. He had appeared in seven games for the Broncos this year, nabbing seven of his 14 targets for 165 yards at an impressive 11.8 yards per target.

Hamler's unavailability will likely hinder an already struggling Broncos offense. The team ranks 32nd in the league in points scored and will now be without Hamler as well as offensive linemen Billy Turner and Graham Glasgow for the near future. At 3-6, the Broncos can't afford yet another step back.

Hamler initially joined the Broncos as their 46th overall pick in the 2020 NFL Draft. The speedy, slight wide receiver had his most productive season in the NFL as a rookie, hauling in 30 receptions for 381 yards and three touchdowns.

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