ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) – First-round draft pick Jerry Zeudy is a man of few words and even less miscarriage. After dropping a pair of passes in his NFL debut, the normally sure-handed receiver from Alabama tweeted, “Fury is Growth.” ”
JUD, the 15th overall pick in the NFL Draft, turned his eyes off the ball and turned upside down and delivered a wide-open pass at the third end, which led to Denver’s second-half drive against Tennessee on Monday night.
The Titans fielded another costly draw in the first quarter in the fourth quarter, while the Broncos drove their four-minute offense to a 14-13 lead.
If he makes the play, Denver has a chance to pull off the win or score at least one field goal. Instead, Denver wreaked havoc and Tennessee went down and won it with a goal with 17 seconds remaining.
“I felt like I failed my team in those two plays,” JUD said Wednesday. I have to learn from him, just go out here and practice and really focus on catching the ball and focusing on the small details of catching the ball is really going to help me.
“Those two drops will probably help me not to miss a pass for the entire season. ”
The Broncos are stung by their usually clingy fingered cheaters.
Quarterback Drew Locke said, “It’s not Jerry Zeudy.”
“Jerry has good hands,” coach Vic Fangio agreed.
Asked what he would remember most about his professional debut, in which he caught four passes for 56 yards, GUD said, “Two drops.” ‘
What Locke does not want is for JUD to harp that he is more than ever. The lock, for one, will not keep bringing it.
“He apologized.” He was upset and hurt. It is like a missing layout in basketball. You miss a couple and it’s not going to happen again, ” Locke said. “You don’t address a man about the missing layout.” This is not something you do and it is not something we will address with Jerry. ”
Jeudy said that this was not a case of butterflies.
“It looked bad just because it was my first game,” he said. “Those two dropped passes make it seem like I was nervous.” It was not so. I was not just focusing on the ball, trying to play after the catch.
“Apart from those two drops, I had a great day,” JD said. “I was getting open, falling apart.” ”
Judy Steller was not alone in her sputtering start in the pros after her college career.
The only rogue receiver to score in Week 1 was Jacksonville’s Laviska Shenault, who took three catches for 37 yards.
The 42nd overall pick, Shenault was one of 13 wide receivers selected in the first two rounds of the NFL draft.
Henry Ragnas III, the only pass catcher to overtake JUD at No. 12, had five receptions for 55 yards in his Raiders debut.
The other first-rounders all also made pedestrian debuts.
-CD Lamb (17th, Cowboys) had five graves for 59 yards.
-Jalen Raigor (21st, Eagles) grabbed a catch for 55 yards.
-Justin Jefferson (22nd, Vikings) had two receptions for 26 yards.
– Brandon Ayuk (25th, 49th), missed the San Francisco opener (hamstring).
The rogue receipts seemed to pay the price for the league’s regular shortage because of the coronovirus epidemic, forcing teams to work remotely and scaring the president.
His time with the quarterback was not just what could have been in a normal year.
In addition to JUD drops in Denver, Locke overcame an experienced tight end and sidelined Tennessee with a shoulder injury with top goal Courtland Sutton as the experienced receiver for a definitive touchdown in a two-point loss.
Broncos coach Vic Fangio said, “You can use a convenient excuse, which is offseason (affected by the offseason), there is no presence game.” “Those are the plays we expect them to do. ”
Note: Sutton returned to practice on a limited basis Wednesday, and rookie WR KJ Hamler (hamstring) was an absolute dominant. Seated outside: ILB Mark Barone (hamstring), RB Phillip Lindsay (turf toe) and CB AJ Beo, whom Broncos placed with ILB von Miller (ankle) on Wednesday.
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