Broncos expect Justin Forsett to contribute this week

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The Broncos just claimed running back Justin Forsett off waivers on Tuesday, but they’re not wasting any time getting him involved in the offense.

Forsett practiced today and coach Gary Kubiak says he will play on Sunday against the Titans. Kubiak said he sees Forsett splitting carries with starting running back Devontae Booker. Kubiak said Forsett, who previously played for him in Baltimore, showed at his first practice that he still remembers the offense.

“Picking up guys who can come in, get in the huddle today, run plays and pick up blitzes and all that, that usually doesn’t happen. So that’s a good thing for us,” Kubiak said.

Forsett, who is now on his seventh NFL team, said he doesn’t think he’ll have any problem being ready right away because he has always approached his career that way.

“I’m here to play and contribute so when my number’s called I’ll be ready,” Forsett said. “You never know when your opportunity’s going to come but you can control how prepared you are when you get that opportunity.”

The Broncos think Forsett is already prepared and will make a difference for the remainder of the season.

15 responses to “Broncos expect Justin Forsett to contribute this week

  1. This loyal Bronco fan would like to think this is a good move, but quite honestly, when your o-line is inept, all running backs are the same…impotent.

  2. denverdave3 says:
    Dec 7, 2016 3:50 PM
    This loyal Bronco fan would like to think this is a good move, but quite honestly, when your o-line is inept, all running backs are the same…impotent.

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    The o-line is atrocious, but some of it is on the running back. Booker has been pretty disappointing. He runs hard, but he just doesnt break any tackles. Countless times if he would just make one guy miss it would be a good gain. It’s not coincidence that Bibbs came in and ran really well, because he kept getting past the one unblocked guy.

    But it’ll be an interesting 4 weeks

  3. Devontae Booker is a mystery. He looked like Marshawn on that 6 yd TD where he just refused to go down. But then he averages two yards per carry the rest of the game. Disappointing that he couldn’t capitalize on the opportunity when CJ went down.

  4. Elway and Kubiak are looking more and more like Tweedledee and Tweedledum. They did little to address the offensive line in the off season and as a result the running game has suffered this season. Upgrade the offensive line and you can plug in any RB.

  5. The guy who has won 5 straight AFC West titles, gone to 2 superbowls, and won it all last year is dumb? Yea sure dude. What a joke. They did pick up both Okung and Stevenson in an effort to fix the line. It’s not like they did nothing. How’s your team doing? Clown.

  6. mcdeez22 says:
    Dec 7, 2016 4:13 PM
    Devontae Booker is a mystery. He looked like Marshawn on that 6 yd TD where he just refused to go down.
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    refused to go down?
    he was being PULLED into the end zone
    that is against the rules

    but not when its the donkeys!

    WWNFL.

  7. Elway and Kubiak are looking more and more like Tweedledee and Tweedledum. They did little to address the offensive line in the off season and as a result the running game has suffered this season. Upgrade the offensive line and you can plug in any RB.

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    Realest comment on this thread. When are the Broncos going to address the O-line in the draft? Addressing it by adding FA vets is not the answer. Look at the Cowboys and how they have built through the draft. That o-line will be good for another 5 years. Please Elway, use the 2017 draft to beef up the o-line.

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