ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — Broncos left sort out Garett Bolles suffered a damaged leg in Thursday’s 12-9 time beyond regulation loss to the Colts and can be sidelined for a big period of time, a supply with information of the harm confirmed to The Athletic.
Preliminary exams revealed Bolles suffered a damaged leg, however the staff was nonetheless present process additional analysis Friday morning to find out the total severity of the harm and the restoration timeline to observe. Bolles, in his sixth NFL season, is nearly sure to land on injured reserve for the primary time in his profession.
The play occurred with slightly below 4 minutes left within the fourth quarter, when Bolles had his proper log rolled on by Colts defensive sort out DeForest Buckner whereas run blocking for ball-carrier Mike Boone. Bolles, a second-team All-Professional in 2020, was shortly loaded onto a medical cart. With a towel over his head, he slammed his fist in frustration whereas being pushed into the tunnel. After the sport, he was seen on crutches.
Bolles was changed at left sort out by Calvin Anderson, his shut buddy and offseason coaching companion.
“Garett, clearly, didn’t look good there,” head coach Nathaniel Hackett mentioned after the sport.
The lack of Bolles is one other huge blow for a Broncos offense that’s already off to one in all its worst begins in franchise historical past.