After starting the season with a 3-0 record, the Denver Broncos have now lost four consecutive. That included an ugly 17-14 defeat at the hands of an injury-plagued Cleveland Browns squad Thursday night.
With Teddy Bridgewater under center, Denver’s offense couldn’t get anything going. The team tallied 76 total yards in the first half alone, falling down 10-0 in what seemed to be an insurmountable deficit.
This has been the primary issue for these Denver Broncos. That is to say, an inability to do anything on offense. As far as we’ve seen this season, Bridgewater is as much a part of the problem as he is the answer.
With Vic Fangio’s squad now facing the real possibility of yet another lost season, it’s important for first-year general manager George Paton to make a move or two ahead of the NFL trade deadline to jump start this team. Below, we look at three moves Denver should consider making.
Denver Broncos trade for Brandin Cooks
With star wide receiver Jerry Jeudy (ankle) still on injured reserve, there has not been much production behind the combination of Courtland Sutton and Tim Patrick in Denver.