Denver Broncos quarterback Teddy Bridgewater remains in the NFL’s concussion protocol and he did not practice Wednesday. It’s possible but not necessarily probable that Bridgewater will be cleared by Sunday, leaving the quarterback with an uncertain status going into Week 5.
If Bridgewater is not able to play this weekend, Drew Lock will start against the Pittsburgh Steelers on the road.
And some good news: Broncos cornerback Ronald Darby (hamstring) returned to practice Wednesday and he is now eligible to be activated from injured reserve to the 53-man roster.
Denver’s complete injury report from Wednesday can be seen below.
|QB Teddy Bridgewater (concussion)||DNP|
|RB Melvin Gordon (lower leg)||DNP|
|OT Bobby Massie (NIR, rest)||DNP|
|WR Diontae Spencer (chest)||DNP|
|CB Pat Surtain (chest)||DNP|
|ILB Baron Browning (back)||Limited|
|G Graham Glasgow (knee)||Limited|
|OLB Von Miller (NIR, rest)||Limited|
|OB Andre Mintze (hamstring)||Limited|
|TE Albert Okwuegbunam (hamstring)||Limited|
|G Dalton Risner (ankle)||Limited|
|DE Shelby Harris (wrist)||Full|
|S Justin Simmons (hand)||Full|
And the Steelers’ injury report from Wednesday can be seen below.
|QB Ben Roethlisberger (pectoral/hip)||DNP|
|CB Cameron Sutton (groin)||DNP|
|OL Kevin Dotson (hip)||DNP|
|DT Carlos Davis (knee)||DNP|
|WR Chase Claypool (hamstring)||Limited|
|WR JuJu Smith-Schuster (ribs)||Limited|
|G Trai Turner (illness)||Limited|
|OL Rashaad Coward (ankle)||Limited|
|DL Cameron Heyward (neck)||Limited|
|OL Chukwuma Okorafor (concussion)||Full|
Next week, the Broncos will return home to host the Las Vegas Raiders.
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