Week 16: No decision on Broncos quarterback against Washington

Denver Broncos head coach Vance Joseph said a decision on the team’s starting quarterback has not been made.

Joseph and the offensive coaches are deliberating between Brock Osweiler – who led the team to victory after coming in for the injured Trevor Siemain in Indianapolis last week – or Paxton Lynch.

Making his first start in 2017 in the week 12 defeat to Oakland, Lynch had a poor day before suffering a high ankle sprain in the third quarter.

The second-year quarterback returned to practice Wednesday and took equal snaps with Osweiler, who has been the best quarterback on the roster this season.

Joseph admitted earlier this week that “winning is [the team’s] first priority”, but they want to get a look at Lynch in games.

Time is running out before a crucial offseason for the Broncos to evaluate Lynch, who has failed to develop into the starter the team expected he could be when they took him in the first round of the 2016 draft..

The Broncos have been heavily linked with a move for Washington quarterback Kirk Cousins, as well as taking another quarterback in the early rounds of the 2018 NFL Draft in April.

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