Trevor Siemian Injury Updates

Jets QB Trevor Siemian suffered a gruesome-looking leg injury in the 2nd quarter of Monday night's game against the Browns. He was surprisingly able to walk off the field but quickly headed back to the locker room with trainers. QB Luke Falk, a 2018 6th-rounder out of Washington State, is next up for the Jets.

Broncos QB Trevor Siemian will undergo surgery on his left (non-throwing) shoulder this week, according to insider Mike Klis. Siemian had surgery on the same shoulder about a year ago, but this procedure is for a different injury: to repair a damaged posterior capsule. Siemian has 1 year left on his contract with Denver but figures to face much stiffer competition for the starting job this offseason. The Broncos have already been connected to QB Kirk Cousins and also hold the 5th overall pick of this spring's draft.

What was originally believed to be a Grade 3 shoulder separation for Broncos QB Trevor Siemian turned out to be a Grade 5 injury. When he went under the knife in January, his doctor discovered torn ligaments where the clavicle, scapula and AC joint connect. Siemian was slapped with a 4-6 month recovery timeline but still expects to be ready for the start of OTAs in May. He's slated to compete for the starting job with 2016 first-rounder Paxton Lynch. It's certainly worth noting that Siemian played through the serious shoulder injury for much of this past season after it occurred in Week 4.

The Broncos have hired Mike McCoy as their new OC. It's a homecoming after McCoy spent the 2009-2012 seasons in the same role. His QBs during that stretch ranged from Kyle Orton to Tim Tebow to Peyton Manning. McCoy was able to coax top-15 finishes in total yards and passing yards out of the Orton-led squads. With Tebow in 2011, Denver ranked 1st in rushing attempts and yards but 31st in passing and 23rd in total offense. McCoy's 2012 season with Manning produced a #4 finish in total yards and #2 in points. McCoy struggled as the Chargers' HC for the past 4 years, producing a 27-37 record (although injuries did him no favors). All 4 of those squads led by QB Philip Rivers ranked top 10 in passing yards. McCoy is widely regarded as 1 of the better offensive minds in the game, so this is a nice hire for Denver. He seems to lean toward a pass-heavy attack but has shown the willingness and ability to adjust his scheme. We'll see what he has in mind for this Broncos attack.

Broncos QB Trevor Siemian topped 300 yards passing for his 2nd straight game Sunday against the Titans. He completed 35 of 51 throws for 334 yards and 1 TD after losing Week 13 to a foot injury. He did so on a day where the Broncos got even less than usual from the run game: 18 total yards on 9 attempts. Denver will likely need to continue to lean on Siemian and the passing game the rest of the way: vs. New England next week, then at Kansas City and home for Oakland.

ESPN's Adam Schefter reports that Broncos QB Trevor Siemian will return to the starting lineup today against the Titans. He missed last week's win over the Jaguars with a foot injury, but HC Gary Kubiak said he looked good in practice all week. He'll carry upside against a Tennessee pass defense that allowed Bears QB Matt Barkley a QB6 fantasy finish last time out. Getting Siemian back should also be good news for the fantasy outlooks of WRs Demaryius Thomas and Emmanuel Sanders.

Broncos QB Trevor Siemian was held out of Wednesday's practice with a foot sprain he reportedly suffered in overtime on Monday night. He's dealing with swelling and is currently in a walking boot. HC Gary Kubiak labeled Siemian "day-to-day." If he can't play this weekend, rookie QB Paxton Lynch would make his 2nd start. Neither guy is more than a low-end QB2 vs. a solid Jacksonville pass D.

Broncos HC Gary Kubiak said on Monday that a healthy Trevor Siemian remains his team's starting QB. We wouldn't expect him to say anything else after Siemian's solid performance so far and Denver's 4-0 record. QB Paxton Lynch was impressive in relief of Siemian on Sunday, though. Denver could use Siemian's shoulder injury as a reason to get at least 1 more look at the rookie. We'll keep an eye on the situation throughout the week. Whoever is under center for the Broncos will have a plus matchup at home for the Falcons.

Pro Football Talk hears that Broncos QB Trevor Siemian could miss a game or 2 with his left shoulder injury. HC Gary Kubiak said after Sunday's win that Siemian could have re-entered. But Denver opted to stick with rookie Paxton Lynch, who completed 14 of 24 passes for 170 yards, 1 TD and 0 INTs. The rookie flashed a big arm and good mobility. He looks like a great fit in Kubiak's offense. It's certainly within the realm of possibility that Lynch takes this starting job and runs with it. He's worth adding in all 2-QB leagues and even deeper 1-QB setups.

The Broncos believe QB Trevor Siemian has a sprained AC joint in his left shoulder, according to USA Today's Tom Pelissero. Siemian is undergoing more tests to confirm that diagnosis. Considering the injury is to his non-throwing wing, it might be something Siemian can play through. But QB Paxton Lynch played well enough in Sunday's win over the Bucs that Denver won't feel like they need to rush Siemian back.

Broncos QB Trevor Siemian suffered a left (non-throwing) shoulder injury in the 2nd quarter of Sunday's game against the Bucs. He was carted back to the locker room to be examined and is officially questionable to return. QB Paxton Lynch has replaced Siemian.

Update: Denver plans on Lynch finishing out the game, but Siemian could return if needed, according to the CBS broadcast booth.

Broncos QB Brock Osweiler went to the locker room in the 2nd quarter of Sunday’s game vs. Pittsburgh with a left shoulder injury. He’s probable to return – excellent news for fantasy owners, as the young passer is 14 of 18 for 214 yards and 4 total scores.

UPDATE: Osweiler returned to the game in the 3rd quarter.

 
 
 

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