Tim Patrick of the Broncos, DeMaria Crockett suffering season-ending ACL injuries, per report

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Injuries are unfortunately a part of football, and for the Denver Broncos, that aspect of the game reared its ugly head during Tuesday’s training camp practice. Tim Patrick will miss the rest of the season after an MRI revealed he suffered a significant knee injury during Tuesday’s practice. According to 9 News. Denver running back Damarea Crocket will also miss the rest of the year after tearing his ACL during the same practice. Crockett Confirmed the news through social media.

The Broncos boast a formidable receiving corps, led by Patrick, Cortland Sutton and Jerry Giudy. However, injuries have limited the unit’s time together on the football field. Patrick missed a large chunk of 2019 after breaking his hand. Sutton missed all but one game in 2020 after tearing his MCL. Giudy missed seven games last season after sustaining a high ankle sprain. KJ Hamler, the Broncos’ second-round pick in the 2020 NFL Draft, tore his MCL in Week 3 and missed the majority of the 2021 season.

Patrick, who signed a three-year extension with the Broncos last fall, led the Broncos with five touchdown receptions last season. He also finished second on the team with 734 receiving yards, while his 53 catches were third on the team behind Sutton and tight end Noah Fant, who was traded to the Seattle Seahawks during the offseason for part of that deal. traded that brought Wilson to Denver.

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Crockett, 24, was entering his third season with the Broncos after previous stops with the Texans, Raiders, and Packers. He went undrafted in 2019 despite rushing for seven touchdowns during his final season at Missouri. Crocket was competing with Mike Boone and rookie Tyreke McAllister for a spot on the Broncos’ regular season roster.