After Monday night’s turnover fest in Kansas City, a change at quarterback seemed imminent. On Wednesday morning, Broncos’ head coach Vance Joseph made the switch to Brock Osweiler official and informed the team that Osweiler will start in place of Trevor Siemian against the Eagles this Sunday.
Siemian gave Joseph no choice but to make the change to Osweiler. Siemian was turning the football over at an alarming rate with nine turnovers in the team’s last four losses. It was also clear that the confidence level of Siemian was at an all-time low. Siemian himself admitted that he was indeed “pressing at times.”
Osweiler previously went 5-2 as the Broncos starter while filling in for Peyton Manning during the team’s super bowl run in 2015. In his 7 starts as a Bronco, Osweiler threw nine touchdowns and five interceptions.
The Broncos resigned Osweiler to a one-year deal back in September following the injury to Paxton Lynch. The former first round pick is currently not in the mix as he continues to heal from a shoulder injury.
Joseph is set to meet with the media later this afternoon with more details on the switch.