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While You Were Sleeping

The Broncos are combusting

It’s truly bizarre to see Russell Wilson, a regular MVP contender still in his prime, look this bad. Is it coaching? health? Is he simply washed up? The answer isn’t so simple, but the result is deeply problematic for Denver. A no-good season got worse with a 19-16 loss to the Chargers last night.

It’s the second straight week the Broncos have lost an ugly game in overtime, and not the first time due to user error. Despite Wilson’s struggles, it was Montrell Washington’s muffed punt in overtime that eventually sealed the loss. Tough.

The only impressive thing about this game? Dustin Hopkins, who made three field goals — including the game-winner — on a bum leg, which caused him to crash to the turf in pain after every kick.

Wilson went 3-of-11 for just 15 yards in the second half. Nick Kosmider writes about the growing frustration inside the Broncos locker room.

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