Jerry Jeudy and other Broncos players have had enough.
Russell Wilson has been at the center of the Broncos’ struggles in the 2022 season and one player on the team is tired of him being the scapegoat. After Denver’s 51–14 loss to the Rams on Sunday, the Broncos sit at 4–11 and in need of a new head coach after Nathaniel Hackett was fired the day after.
Wilson is in the midst of one of his worst years as he tossed for 3,019 yards, 12 touchdowns, and nine interceptions along with being sacked the second most times of his career this season.
Broncos receiver Jerry Jeudy spoke out about the criticism of his teammate, saying that he is tired of reading the “false statements” and narratives from Wilson’s critics.
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“I ain’t gonna keep looking at these false statements about my boii russ man, as a teammate who sees the elite work ethic this man has is incomparable,” Jeudy tweeted. “He got an office because he’s committed his life to this game. I never had a teammate who motivate me more then russ.”
“Just tired of the media trynna portray sum it’s not. Got the whole world fooled. If you don’t know someone personally don’t speak on em.”
Fellow Broncos receiver KJ Hamler joined Jeudy in defending Wilson:
Despite his bad play on the field, Broncos interim coach Jerry Rosburg made it clear that the nine-time Pro Bowler will remain the starter in Denver’s final two games, against the Chiefs and the Chargers.
Seattle dealt Wilson to the Broncos for two first-round picks, two second-round picks, one fifth-round pick, quarterback Drew Lock, tight end Noah Fant and defensive lineman Shelby Harris. They would soon sign him to a five-year, $242.5 million extension, meaning he will be under contract through 2028.WANT MORE FROM TOTALPROSPORTS? FOLLOW US ON GOOGLE NEWS.