Stokley & Zach 08/11/2017 – The guys react to the first pre-season game of the season. The quarterbacks are the talk of the show with Rookie quarterback Kyle Sloter having a better game than either quarterback involved in the competition. Fan broncos Inisder, Cecil Lammey joins the guys as well as Mike Pritchard.
Hour one kicks off with what the guys saw out of the pre-season opener Thursday night in Chicago. Zach Bye says that Paxton just doesn’t look like an NFL quarterback yet. Brandon thinks both quarterbacks need to play more in order to figure out who the starter will be week one against the Chargers. The fellas break the news of defensive lineman, Billy Winn tearing his ACL in a season ending injury.
According to Stoke,these pre-season games are valuable. It shows which quarterback is able to learn on the fly. the guys agree that there was a lack of flow, and a lot penalties. Paxton needs to take snaps out of shotgun more according to Brandon. Fan Broncos Insider, Cecil Lammey joins the guys and is asked about Paxton’s struggles and not being able to do enough. Cecil says The Broncos need to open up the playbook to shotgun formations for Paxton. Cecil also thinks Paxton needs to be better because Denver demands a good quarterback and he isn’t there yet. Catch that interview HERE
How John Elway is feeling right now about the quarterback battle? The guys answer that and more in hour two. Paxton needs to play more football according to Stoke in order to plead his case. The Fan’s Own, Mike Pritchard joins the guys to give his take on week one of the pre-season. It doesn’t surprise Mike Pritchard that the defense did as well as they did and all of the questions are on the offensive side of the ball. Pritch’s interview can be heard right HERE. The guys talk about the rookies and how they have affected the passing game and the special teams.