Devontae Booker will be making a homecoming of sorts Sunday when the Broncos visit Oakland, less than 100 miles from his hometown of Sacramento. And the second-year running back could be in line for a bigger role in front of some familiar faces. “‘Book’ has really been playing some good football,” interim offensive coordinator Bill Musgrave said Wednesday. “I think Book deserves more touches. Obviously, we’ll see how the game goes.” Booker, who missed the first three games of the season as he completed his rehab from wrist surgery, has seen his workload increase in recent weeks. He had a season-high 19 touches (14 rushes, five receptions) in Sunday’s 20-17 loss to the Bengals for a combined 98 yards. The 2016 fourth-round pick said he’s been developing more confidence in his role each week. “The coaches are trusting me to go out there and make plays,” Booker said. “I’m there every week to do so. I’m just going to keep working my butt off.” Getting a more consistent workload, he said, would help. Sunday’s game was the first this season in which he had double-digit carries.
Devontae Booker saw his workload increase last week and “deserves more” vs. the Raiders
Denver Post | Nov 23