With all the excitement surrounding the upcoming Denver Broncos season, the team and Broncos Country received some tough news about one of its key players.

Wide receiver Tim Patrick, who arguably has been the team's most consistent over the past couple of years, will be sidelined for the entire season due to a torn ACL that he suffered yesterday at practice.

Not only will the Broncos miss his production on the field, he had emerged as one of the leaders on the team as well and one of the most respected players.




So with that horrible news, let's take a second and look at the other side of this. The receiver position is one of the deeper positions for the team with Courtland Sutton, Jerry Jeudy and KJ Hamler (coming off a season-ending knee injury last year.


The team will also more than likely try to add another player into the mix via free agency as well, and there is no shortage of big names and quality players out there to step in if the team chooses to go that way.

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