For Pete's Sake

Brock Osweiler’s throwaway pass drilled a poor guy in the head on Denver sideline

Denver Broncos quarterback Brock Osweiler.
Denver Broncos quarterback Brock Osweiler. The Associated Press

The Broncos’ season has taken a disastrous turn.

Not only has Denver lost five straight, but the Broncos are 3-6 and in last place in the AFC West. They have quarterback troubles, the defense has allowed 92 points in the last two games and even people who aren’t paying attention on the sideline are at risk.

You may be wondering about that last part if you didn’t see Denver’s 41-16 loss to the Patriots on Sunday night. In the first half, quarterback Brock Osweiler* threw a pass away and hit an unsuspecting guy who was well away from the field of play.

*See? Denver has quarterback troubles

You may take issue with the assertion that Osweiler is not a good quarterback. However, late in Sunday’s game, NBC announcer Cris Collinsworth was making the case that Osweiler may have turned the corner.

Then this happened:

Perfect timing.

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