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Horse Tracks: Time to finally end the Trevor Siemian era

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Good Morning Broncos fans.

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It’s time Broncos Country. It’s time to finally end the Trevor Siemian era in Denver. It has already gone on a lot longer than it already should have, but now it’s finally to end it once and for all.

He’s not the guy and never was. The switch has to be made. Paxton Lynch and/or Brock Osweiler may not be the answer either, but it’s time to find out for sure.

The season is likely over, so give the ball to Paxton Lynch and let your first-round pick prove if he can be the guy going forward. Let Brock Osweiler be the backup to Lynch and rip off that captain patch and make Siemian a weekly inactive.

That may seem harsh, but it has to be done.

Since week three after the Broncos started 2-0 and Siemian had 7 total touchdowns, he has thrown 3 touchdowns and 8 interceptions. He also lost a fumble during that span. That’s 9 turnovers in 5 games and only 3 touchdowns. Add in that at least one of those touchdowns came in meaningless garbage time and you have yourself a pretty shitty stat.

All the Brady comparisons, all the Manning comparison’s are garbage as they were from the start. The media trying to sell us on Siemian from the start ended up being as wrong as I thought they would be from the start. Whether it was them proclaiming Siemian the “heir to Manning” or saying Siemian’s arm was a “gift from the gods”. Those are only two of the many examples out there, but in the end, they couldn’t have been more wrong.

It’s just time to move on. Siemian is not an NFL starter and it’s time to wash our hands of him and move forward with Lynch and Osweiler.

I’m tired of it. The answer likely isn’t on the team but you HAVE to do something. The way this season is going, we may very well see a quarterback in the first round of the 2018 NFL Draft.

Horse Tracks:

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Chiefs' defense too much for Trevor Siemian, Broncos - NFL.com
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Trevor Siemian intercepted three times as Chiefs earn 29-19 win over Broncos – ProFootballTalk
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49ers cut Brian Hoyer after Garoppolo trade, return to New England would make sense – ProFootballTalk
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Seahawks GM John Schneider: We want Duane Brown to finish career in Seattle – ProFootballTalk
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