Broncos QB Drew Lock Out At Least Two Weeks With Strained Rotator Cuff


Update: ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports it’s actually a severely strained rotator cuff for Broncos QB Drew Lock and the young passer will be out at least two weeks. 

Denver will re-evaluate Lock’s injury at that time. Meanwhile, backup QB Jeff Driskel will start the next two games against the Buccaneers and Jets. 

Ian Rapoport says the hope for Denver is that Lock is able to return no later than midseason. 


Adam Schefter and Jeff Legwold are reporting that Broncos QB Drew Lock is expected to miss 2-6 weeks with an AC shoulder sprain.

Lock will undergo an MRI on Monday to help determine the extent of damage and how long he will miss.

The Broncos have now ruled out QB Drew Lock for Sunday’s game with a right shoulder injury. 

The Denver Broncos announced that QB Drew Lock is questionable to return with a right shoulder injury.

Lock has been replaced by Jeff Driskel as the team’s starter. He was injured while scrambling during the first quarter.

Lock, 22, is a former second-round pick of the Broncos back in 2019. He’s currently in the second year of his four-year, $7,010,820 rookie contract including a $3,118,776 signing bonus. 

Entering today’s game, Lock had appeared in one game for the Broncos and completed 22 of 33 pass attempts for 216 yards and a touchdown.

We’ll have more regarding Lock as the news is available.

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