Wide receiver KJ Hamler of the Denver Broncos smacked his helmet in anger after an incomplete pass secured the Indianapolis Colts’ 12-9 overtime victory.[rotated_ad]
In overtime, Denver had a fourth-and-1 situation from the 5-yard line and decided to throw rather than attempt a field goal. Russell Wilson’s right side slant had Hamler wide open, but Wilson never looked his way, forcing a pass to Courtland Sutton against Stephon Gilmore that was incomplete.
After the game, a disgruntled Hamler told James Palmer of the NFL Network, “I could have walked in.”
The play symbolized the Broncos offense’s inability to get out of its own way, which has been especially
According to Hamler, “We went down the field swiftly (in overtime)”. “We just need to learn how to keep pushing and finish after we enter the red zone or that “gold zone.” We can’t keep finding nothing down there. With the quarterback we have, especially, we can score 40 points (per game).”
In any game, the Broncos haven’t come close to scoring 40 points. They have only managed to score 64 points in five games, with four of those contests scoring under 20 points.
The Broncos had two opportunities to run the ball in crucial areas on Thursday night. They gave it to Wilson twice. He came up short twice.
dreadful in the red zone through five games — including Thursday night’s 0-of-4 performance.