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, as they have one healthy quarterback on the roster.And they’re going to need another one for at least eight weeks.Broncos boss John Elway told reporters last night that rookie quarterback Drew Lock would be placed on injured reserve today because of his preseason thumb injury. That will keep him from practicing for at least six weeks and out of at least eight games, so they’ll have to find a backup for Joe Flacco since they released Kevin Hogan yesterday.“It’s not a year off for him,�? Elway said of Lock Parris Campbell Jersey
, via Kyle Fredickson of the . “He’s going to be able to do everything other than being on the football field. And he’ll be able to work on his own and do some different things there, too. I expect him to continue to work hard and get a good feel with everything and keep learning with the offense, understand what he’s doing there and be right in the middle of everything.”Elway also said that tight end Jake Butt and running back Theo Riddick would join Lock on injured reserve today Bobby Okereke Jersey
, giving them three roster spots to add, in addition to any shuffling they may want to do with waiver claims. The 49ers used their franchise tag on kicker Robbie Gould this year, but that doesn’t mean that he will definitely be playing out the year under its terms.General Manager John Lynch said on Monday that the team spoke to Gould about a longer deal before deciding to use the tag and that it is still something they’d like to discuss with their kicker before the July 15 deadline to put such an agreement in place.“We had a conversation with his representation at the Combine Khari Willis Jersey
,” Lynch said, via the . “The franchise [tag] was something we have at our disposal that yeah, we’re gonna use because he’s a very good player and we don’t want to let him go but we worked really hard to try to get a deal done. And that didn’t happen Josh Allen Jersey
, and so I think we understand that and we move forward accordingly. That’s not dead, either.”Gould is set to make $4.97 million if he plays out the year under the tag.