DENVER – The quarterback of the Denver Broncos, Teddy bridgewater, was ruled out for the second half of Sunday’s game against the Baltimore Ravens by a concussion.
Bridgewater – who took several hits in the first half, including his last pass attempt before the end of the first half – was evaluated by a concussion during halftime before being officially ruled out in the third quarter.
Drew lock assumed the quarterback job early in the second half with the Broncos falling 17-7.
The Broncos, who started with two substitute guards – Netane Muti and Quinn Meinerz – in the game, had trouble protecting Bridgewater in the first half. Bridgewater he completed seven of 16 passes for 65 yards and a touchdown.
Bridgewater was hit hard by Ravens linebacker Odafe Oweh on his last first-half pass attempt, an incomplete delivery at third and 10.
Bridgewater has stood out with the Broncos during their 3-0 start to the season. Before this Sunday, he led the league in percentage of completions (76.8). His first-quarter touchdown pass to tight end Noah Fant on Sunday placed him with five touchdown passes without surrender this season.
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Bridgewater He is now on the league’s concussion protocol and will have to go through several steps to get back to practice and games.
Bridgewater and Lock they had spent much of the offseason and training camp vying for the start. Nevertheless, Bridgewater he kept leading the team in scoring series and was named the starter by head coach Vic Fangio just before the final preseason game.
Lock was the owner of the Broncos in 2020 and finished last in the league in passing completion percentage. He also tied for the league lead in interceptions.