Horse Tracks: Paxton Lynch ready to get the offense rolling against Chicago Bears – Mile High Report (blog)

Posted: August 10, 2017 at 11:45 pm


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Good morning, Broncos Country.

A few days ago, Denver Broncos Head Coach Vance Joseph named Trevor Siemian the starting quarterback for their first preseason game against the Chicago Bears on Thursday night. He also mentioned that second-year pro Paxton Lynch would receive the start the following week against the San Francisco 49ers.

Despite camp reports and a flurry of Tweets from the local media, if you think that the Broncos quarterback position is settled its not. Far from it and the upcoming preseason games will undoubtedly have the biggest impact on the teams decision for naming a starter for the 2017 season. Coach Joseph addressed the media yesterday and spoke about the playing time Siemian and Lynch will receive against the Bears.

Were going to play those guys, the quarterbacks, probably a quarter or a quarter and a half, max. Each get a quarter and a halfno more than a quarter and a halfprobably a quarter, stated Joseph. It depends on how the game is going. The average plays per quarters in preseason are 15-16 plays. We want to get those guys probably a little bit more than that so we can have a fair evaluation there.

And though Lynch will be coming off the bench to see his first playing action of the preseason, he is excited to take charge of the offense and show the coaches how much he has grown from his first season, additionally that he can lead an offense with efficacy and move the chains and put points up on the board.

Ive always expected the games to kind of be the opportunity to show what youve learned out here in practice, said Lynch. Also, I think itll be good for our group as a wholethe offenseto go out there against somebody other than our defense that weve been going up against every day. I think everybody is excited about it and ready to go, Lynch added.

However, it isnt his own personal performance that matters most. Lynch wants to see the entire group he is on the field with succeeding and performing at an acceptable level for the coaching staff, who will undoubtedly be watching closely and scrutinizing every move that is made in order to evaluate the roster with diligence.

The big thing for me is just moving the ball up and down the field when Im in, executing the plays and not just worrying about myself doing good but as an offense, working good as a group, mentioned Lynch.

Its that sort of team first mentality that shows maturity and poise as he prepares for Thursdays game. Rather than making it about himself and worrying solely about his performance, Lynch wants to do whatever its possible to ensure the players he is paired with succeed.

I dont want to make it about me going out there making sure I play good and thats all Im worried about. Im more worried about the offense going out there and succeeding as a group.

Heres to hoping that all the players succeed and perform well tomorrow evening against the Bears, and if you are interested, that we see an explosive offensive attack compared to last seasons, regardless of who is lined up behind the center.

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August 10th, 2017 at 11:45 pm