QB Trevor Siemian - Denver Broncos
|6-3, 215||Born: 12-26-1991||College: Northwestern||Drafted: Round 7|
News you need to know
From the upgrade/downgrade report (Mon Oct 16): Siemian should be able to play through his shoulder injury. He had a good yardage game, but like last year, failed to finish drives, holding back his fantasy potential and team in Week 6. He also lost Emmanuel Sanders for at least a week.
General News (Mon Oct 16): left the Week 6 game against the New York Giants late in the second quarter due to a left shoulder injury. He returned in the second half. Siemian was diagnosed with a minor shoulder sprain in Week 6 but is expected to play in Week 7.
Week 7: at Los Angeles Chargers
Detailed matchup analysis coming soon.
Recent Stats and Projections
Recent Game Summaries
2017 Week 6 vs NYG (29 / 50 / 376 / 1 / 2 pass, 1 / 9 / 0 rush)
Siemian struggled to shoulder the load as the run game completely stalled out from the start of the game. Denver couldn't generate any push in the run game, New York's defensive line brought a stout pass rush. Demaryius Thomas was the only receiver who could get open, and Siemian peppered him with a team-high 14 targets, driving down deep into Giants territory twice in the 1st half. McManus missed a 35 yard field goal attempt the first time, and Siemian sailed a pass over Demaryius Thomas into the arms of Landon Collins to kill the second. Siemian had the ball slapped from his hand midway through the 1st quarter, but a fortunate bounce placed the ball right back in his arms. Siemian had an opportunity to lead a 2 minute drill at the end of the 1st half. He logged the longest run of any Bronco(9 yards) on a scramble midway through the drive, then threw a brutal pick-six when looking for Bennie Fowler on an out route. Siemian injured himself on the play while attempting to make a tackle. Brock Osweiler briefly entered the game to finish the 1st half, but Siemian was able to return for the start of the 2nd half. The offenses fortunes didn't change much. Playing from behind. Siemian finally led a scoring drive with less than 5 minutes remaining in the 4th quarter. Siemian faked a handoff and hit tight end Jeff Heuerman on a skinny post, threading the ball between a linebacker and safety who were bracketing Heuerman in coverage.
2017 Week 4 vs OAK (16 / 26 / 179 / 1 / 0 pass, 4 / 1 / 0 rush)
Oakland's pass rush gave Siemian fits the entire game. The stat sheet shows 4 sacks for -24 yards, and that doesn't account for the many other plays that saw Siemian scrambling his way out of multiple tackles and extending the play just to get a short pass off or throw the ball away. The constant pressure kept Siemian from getting a rhythm going with any if his receivers, and Denver wasn't able to push the ball downfield. Tight end AJ Derby drew the most targets with his quick, sure-handed skillset in the short passing game. Siemian led a scoring drive early in the 1st quarter, hitting Derby for a gain of 29 down the right sideline and again for a 22 yard touchdown on the next play. Siemian also hit Fowler with a beautiful over-the shoulder throw earlier in the drive. The offense stalled after the first touchdown, moving the ball but failing to score any more touchdowns. Siemian nearly scored twice at the end of the 3rd quarter. He hit Emmanuel Sanders on a slant that went to the 4 yard line, then had Thomas on another slant in the end zone that was batted down at the line of scrimmage. Siemian posted a modest stat line of 179 yards and a score, but the Broncos got the win.
2017 Week 3 vs BUF (24 / 40 / 259 / 0 / 2 pass, 3 / 12 / 0 rush)
Siemian cooled off after a hot start in weeks 1 and 2. Denver's offensive line performed well in the run game, but the Bills pass rush gave Siemian fits all day. There weren't many balls that Siemian was able to actually set his feet and throw- most of his passes were made rolling right or left to escape pressure. His 12 yards rushing doesnt reflect all the running he did to extend plays. Siemian and Emmanuel Sanders narrowly missed several opportunities for big gains that could have really swung the game. Though he completed 24 of 40 attempts for 259 yards, Siemian couldn't find the end zone and threw 2 picks to the Bills. Siemian threw his first interception late in the 3rd quarter, scrambling right to extend the play and underthrowing the pass across his body. He was looking for Sanders deep but was undercut by a defender. He was also under duress for his 2nd interception, rolling right and making a questionable decision to try to force the ball to Sanders on the sideline.
2017 Week 2 vs DAL (22 / 32 / 231 / 4 / 1 pass, 5 / 14 / 0 rush)
Siemian piled up the stats in rainy, sloppy conditions, aided by a strong performance from CJ Anderson and the O line in the run game. He found Sanders early for his first score of the day, firing a laser between two defenders as Sanders shot up the field on a skinny post route. Siemian's 2nd touchdown was a beautifully timed pass on a stick route to CJ Anderson. Anderson ran hard towards the sidelines, then cut back to the middle of the field, with Siemian hitting him in stride on the cut. Anderson had a clear path up the middle of the field for the score. At the end of the 2nd quarter, Siemian picked up a 3rd down conversion with his feet, then on the next play found Emmanuel Sanders for his third touchdown of the day. Siemian and the rest of the offense executed a flawless play action pass for his 4th and final touchdown of the day. Denver lined up in a goal line offense with 2 tight ends and a fullback, then Siemian faked the handoff and hit a wide open Virgil Green in the flat for an easy score. Siemian didn't have a perfect day, and Denver's offensive line allowed a couple of big sacks. Siemian lost a fumble early in the 2nd quarter while taking a sack. Dallas recovered inside the red zone and scored a couple of plays later. In the 3rd quarter, Siemian, RB Anderson, and FB Janovich botched a play action(Siemian faked one way, CJ went the other), and Siemian badly overthrew Demaryius Thomas on a deep post route, dropping an easy interception into the arms of Dallas CB Jourdin Lewis.
2017 Week 1 vs LAC (17 / 28 / 219 / 2 / 1 pass, 6 / 19 / 1 rush)
Need to Know The inactives on Denver's week 1 injury chart included backup RB Devontae Booker and backup QB Paxton Lynch on offense, as well as defensive linemen Jared Crick and Zach Kerr. Brock Osweiler was re-signed to hold down backup duties in Lynch's absence. Denver agreed to terms on a 3 year extension for kicker Brandon McManus Monday before the game. Receivers Isaiah McKenzie and Cody Latimer returned punts and kicks, respectively, but did not contribute in the passing game at all. Trevor Siemian Siemian scored 3 touchdowns on the night, connecting with Bennie Fowler twice for passing touchdowns. The first was quick thinking on Siemian's part, as San Diego jumped offsides before the Broncos snapped the ball in the red zone. Siemian quickly called for the ball and scrambled until he could find a diving Fowler in the back of the end zone on the free play. His second touchdown pass came again in the red zone, with Fowler the closest of 3 receivers flexed to the left of the formation. Siemian took the snap from the shotgun and fired a laser up the seam to Fowler. Siemian also had a rushing touchdown on a bootleg run in the 2nd quarter from the 1 yard line. Siemian's rushing stat line doesn't reflect how effective he was with his mobility, extending several passing plays with his feet before finding receivers. He did not throw any interceptions, though he had a close call on an ill-advised throw in the 4th quarter.
Latest NewsBroncos | Trevor Siemian not seriously injured (Mon Oct 16, 03:34 PM) - Denver Broncos QB Trevor Siemian (shoulder) suffered a minor shoulder sprain in Week 6 but is expected to play in Week 7, according to a source. Our View: Siemian has a long injury history and he was banged up against the Giants on Sunday night trying to make a tackle on a pick-six. He's the starter for now, but he needs to play better if he wants to hang onto the starting job.
link to story Broncos | Trevor Siemian likely to have MRI (Mon Oct 16, 08:05 AM) - Denver Broncos QB Trevor Siemian (shoulder) will likely have an MRI on his left shoulder Monday, Oct. 16. The team fears it's a similar AC joint sprain that he suffered last season. link to story Broncos | Trevor Siemian throws for 376 yards (Mon Oct 16, 07:48 AM) - Denver Broncos QB Trevor Siemian threw for 376 yards and one touchdown but was picked off twice in Week 6 against the New York Giants. link to story Broncos | Trevor Siemian able to return (Sun Oct 15, 10:17 PM) - Updating a previous report, Denver Broncos QB Trevor Siemian (shoulder) is fine and is able to return in the second half of the Week 6 game against the New York Giants, according to head coach Vance Joseph. link to story Broncos | Trevor Siemian goes to locker room (Sun Oct 15, 09:05 PM) - Denver Broncos QB Trevor Siemian left the Week 6 game against the New York Giants late in the second quarter due to a left shoulder injury. He is questionable to return. link to story More News
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