Trevor Siemian threw for 165 yards and two touchdowns, one covering 78 yards, and Kyle Sloter and Kirk Cousins, Minnesota's big offseason acquisition, threw for a touchdown apiece as the Vikings defeated the host Denver Broncos 42-28 on Saturday night. He played well tonight, outside of the one interception, which led to a score for those guys.
Chad Kelly came on and played much better, throwing for 177 yards, two touchdowns and an interception on 14-for-21 accuracy, drawing a rave review from the crowd.
The Denver Broncos selected Paxton Lynch in the first round of the 2016 National Football League draft.
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. - Early on in training camp Denver Broncos cornerback Chris Harris Jr. said he could see the team's re-vamped offense, with Case Keenum as the unquestioned starter at quarterback, "putting up points, at least 30 a game".
Here are the five biggest takeaways from the matchup against the Minnesota Vikings. "Kelly!" he drove Denver 85 yards in 11 plays, capping the drive with a 19-yard strike to running back Phillip Lindsay to put the Broncos on top 28-27 with 10 minutes remaining.
Linebacker Brandon Marshall and wide receiver Demaryius Thomas weren't with their teammates on the sideline for the national anthem. He has thrown four touchdown passes and four interceptions.
Smith, who spent five seasons in NY, four with the Jets and last season with the Giants, hit 14 of 23 passes on the night, including a 47-yard scoring play to wide receiver Geremy Davis.
Lynch is signed through 2019 with a fifth-year option in 2020, and right now, he's proven to be a needlessly expensive backup quarterback. Lynch has completed 79 of 128 passes for 792 yards and a quarterback rating of 76.7.