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Broncos left guard Max Garcia out for year with torn ACL

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The Denver Broncos have lost another offensive lineman for the year to injury with Max Garcia joining both Ronald Leary and Matt Paradis.

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The Denver Broncos offensive line situation keeps getting worse as left guard Max Garcia has torn his ACL and is done for the season.

The left guard position is becoming quite dire as Garcia had replaced Ronald Leary who went down with a torn Achilles in a game against the Los Angeles Rams earlier this season. Meanwhile, guard Connor McGovern is now the starting center as Matt Paradis too went down a few weeks ago with a season-ending fractured fibula.

That is some bad luck for a team already on the brink of their first back-to-back losing season since 1972.

It’s looking like the starting offensive line this week will be the following:

  • LT - Garett Bolles
  • LG - Billy Turner
  • C - Connor McGovern
  • RG - Elijah Wilkinson
  • RT - Jared Veldheer

That leaves just Nico Falah, Sam Jones, and Gino Gradkowski as the only reserve linemen on the roster. Two of those were only recently signed to the team and we should expect additional bodies to be added once Garcia is officially moved to injured reserve.