The Broncos asked and were denied one of their coaches to become a player in week 12 as a report.


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The Denver Broncos and New Orleans Saints game will be a mandatory match in Week 12, but for no reason. After COVID-19 was positively tested by Broncos quarterback Jeff Driskel earlier this week, the three other defenders on the Denver list were considered high-risk, in close contact and unfit for Sunday’s match less than 24 hours before the start. Since no one could start in the quarterback, the Broncos reportedly had a backup plan – and that included an assistant coach.

Mike Klis, 9News, says offensive quality control coach Rob Calabrese ran the attack in Saturday’s training, and the team inquired in the league if he could sign Calabrese or another offensive assistant coach who played quarterback for his active position in college. , to fit. Sunday. The tournament allegedly rejected the idea.

Calabrese last played in 2012 at the University of Central Florida as a redshirt senior. He began his college career as a quarterback, but he also played as a broad buyer during his time in Orlando. Calabrese was hired in January 2019 by the Broncos as an offensive quality control coach. The other assistant, Denver, was allegedly interested in the promotion, Justin Rascati, who was also an offensive quality control coach. Rascati spent a few years in Louisville, but ended his college career with James Madison in 2004. While these coaches haven’t played football in years, they know the attack at least enough to run on it.

After all of Denver’s quarterback, Kendall Hinton, the practice team’s broad buyer, is expected to take over the starting marker on Sunday. The Wake Forest product was a widespread buyer in 2019, but has played as a quarterback in the previous four seasons. Here you can learn more about the Broncos ’new winger, who is a novice quarterback.