Within the midst of the Denver Broncos’ coaching camp throughout SiriusXM NFL Radio’s Coaching Camp Tour, Head Coach Sean Payton touched upon the group’s consideration to element and rapport with quarterback Russell Wilson.
Earlier this yr, Sean Payton, a Tremendous Bowl XLIV champion, was designated because the twentieth head coach within the historical past of the franchise. As a part of a deal to launch Payton from his contract with the Saints, Denver and New Orleans agreed to commerce draft compensation; though he retired earlier than the 2022 season, Payton was nonetheless underneath contract with New Orleans.
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A standout remark from the Broncos’ coaching camp has been the quarterbacks’ rigorous workload. Payton highlighted the intensive throwing periods that quarterbacks engaged in throughout observe, particularly star quarterback Russell Wilson.
Within the 2022 season, Wilson’s efficiency included 3,524 passing yards, 16 touchdowns, and 11 interceptions. Sadly, the season marked a major letdown for each Wilson and the Broncos, resulting in the dismissal of former head coach Nathaniel Hackett. The Broncos struggled with the league’s weakest scoring offense, managing solely 287 whole factors at a median of 16.9 factors per recreation.
“[Russell Wilson] goes to need, he’s nonetheless younger sufficient in his profession the place, and [Drew Brees] is this fashion, as soon as the season begins, they need all of the reps, they only need to get the timing…” mentioned Payton. “One in all his nice strengths and we’ve minimize up, man, I’ve bought 10 completely different cutups of him, landing throws [and] off-schedule throws… he’s an actual good off-schedule participant.”
Heading into the 2023 NFL Season, Russell Wilson, Sean Payton, and the Denver Broncos may have matchups towards the Las Vegas Raiders, Washington Commanders, Miami Dolphins, Chicago Bears, and New York Jets inside their first 5 weeks.
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