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Drew Lock shines in his NFL debut
 
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By Brandon Rivera
Sports@lavozcolorado.com
 
12/04/2019

The Denver Broncos recorded their fourth win of the season on Sunday when they hosted the L.A. Chargers in Denver. The Broncos previously beat the Chargers back in October when Denver traveled to L.A. The Chargers who have beaten the Indianapolis Colts, the Miami Dolphins, the Chicago Bears, and the Green Bay Packers were hoping to come into to Denver and leave with some momentum after coming off of their bye week.

The well rested Chargers and their fans were holding on to a small sliver of hope that they might be able to make push for a Wild Card spot playing a depleted and less than stellar Denver Broncos team. What they likely didn’t expect was rookie quarterback Drew Lock to step into the limelight and perform well enough to shatter those hopes.

Coach Fangio and the Broncos activated Drew Lock on Saturday afternoon, waiving quarterback Brett Rypien. The Mizzou rookie injured his hand earlier in preseason and was rehabilitating up until late October. After Lock’s performance on Sunday, Coach Fangio had this to say, “I think he did fine. Obviously, what you say out there-the throwing and the pass offense is what you’re mainly looking at. I thing he handled himself well during the game-calling plays in the huddle, not looking like the situation was too big for him. [I] didn’t thing he was nervous so that part was just as good. He should keep improving.”

While the Broncos are not in any position to make a playoff run, Denver fans woke up Monday with a sigh of relief courtesy of the gunslinger from Mizzou.

In others sports the Colorado Avalanche beat the Edmonton Oilers last Wednesday 4-1 after losing to the Oilers the week before in Edmonton 6-2. Colorado traveled to Chicago to face the Blackhawks on Friday and jumped out to a 3-1 lead in the first period. The Avalanche (Avs) added two more in the second to best the Blackhawks 5-2 for the win.

Colorado extended their winning streak the following night at Pepsi Center when they hosted the Blackhawks in their second of back-to-back games. Chicago came out and scored first, but the Avs proved to be too much to handle for Chicago as the Avs scored 7 goals to the Blackhawks 3 extending their record to 16-8-2. The Avalanche are on the road this Wednesday in Toronto, to enact revenge on the Maple Leafs who beat the Avs 5-3 last Saturday at home.

The Denver Nuggets lost to the Sacramento Kings over the weekend after leading the Kings by 57-40 at halftime. The Kings outscored the Nuggets 50-33 in the second half sending the game into overtime where they outlasted Denver 100-97. The Nuggets are at home this week to host the L.A. Lakers who hold the top spot in the West 2.5 games ahead of the Denver Nuggets. The Nuggets are on the road later this week in New York to face the Knicks and in Boston to face the Celtics.

 

 

 

 

 
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