The Denver Broncos have not gotten enough good plays from Case Keenum through the first four games. He ranks at the bottom of the league when throwing from inside the pocket, which is where most of a quarterbacks throws come from.
Functioning INSIDE THE POCKET is crucial for any QB to have sustained success in the #NFL- here are the best/worst thus far.#ChiefsKingdom #LARams #GoSaints #GoBucs #InBrotherhood #FightForEachOther #FinsUp #Skol #HTTR #BroncosCountry pic.twitter.com/cPJYbQc9Lz— NFL Matchup on ESPN (@NFLMatchup) October 4, 2018
However, when the Broncos are able to get Keenum outside the pocket to throw the ball, he ranks among the best in the NFL through four games.
Making plays OUTSIDE THE POCKET, both by design and off-schedule, is becoming increasingly important in today's NFL.#RavensFlock #Texans #FightForEachOther #KeepPounding #DaBears #BroncosCountry #InBrotherhood #GiantsPride #GoPats #BeRedSeeRed #GoBills #Browns pic.twitter.com/t2BU4QzpAP— NFL Matchup on ESPN (@NFLMatchup) October 4, 2018
The sad part of these stats is that until Keenum can get the job done better from inside the pocket, the Broncos offense is going to continue to disappoint.
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