On Thursday evening faced with a 4th-and-1 from the Indianapolis Colts’ five-yard line in overtime, the Denver Broncos decided to go for it instead of attempting a game-tying field goal.
Broncos coach Nathaniel Hackett decides instead of calling a running play put the ball in the hands of quarterback Russell Wilson as needing just one yard. Wilson locked on to receiver Courtland Sutton — his favorite target — and threw a pass into coverage that was broken up.
After the pass fell incomplete Denver lost 12-9 and wide receiver KJ Hamler was seen slamming his helmet on the ground in anger after the end of the match.
Hamler had every right to be upset as he was wide open, but Wilson completely ignored him with the game on the line. Hamler said that “I could have walked into the end zone if the final pass had been thrown to me ” after the gameShare it like a Problem Solver...