Russell Wilson really appreciated his teammates taking up for him this week.
The Denver Broncos quarterback, with tears in his eyes, told reporters how much it meant to see his teammates defend him publicly this week following the team’s 51-14 Christmas Day loss to the Los Angeles Rams amid a report that teammates were upset about the signal-caller’s “attitude.”
“It meant the world to me,” Wilson said. “It meant the world to me because I give my all every day. I don’t know anything less. So, I’m grateful for these guys because they’ve worked their butts off.”
Jerry Jeudy, KJ Hamler, and Garett Bolles are among the Broncos players that have publicly defended Wilson.
“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.
It’s been an ugly season for the now-4-12 Broncos, who lost to the Chiefs on Sunday. The Wilson-led Broncos have scored the fewest points in the league and lost 11 of their last 13 games.
The Kansas City Chiefs beat the Denver Broncos, 27-24, in Week 17. Russell Wilson completed 26-of-38 passes for 222 yards, one touchdown, and one interception.WANT MORE FROM TOTALPROSPORTS? FOLLOW US ON GOOGLE NEWS.