Two roster moves Broncos should make after Week 1 letdown

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Denver Broncos should sign another cornerback just in case

Broncos’ cornerback K’Waun Williams left the game in the fourth quarter with a hand injury.  As I type these words, the status of his injury is unknown, but Williams has struggled with injuries in the past.

Ronald Darby also comes with injury concerns as well.  If either of them needs to miss time, I’m not sure how comfortable I’d personally feel with the rest of the room.  I think signing another cornerback would be a smart move here, especially if Williams needs to miss a game or two.

This would also be a move to serve as general injury protection for this unit on the defense.  Furthermore, Geno Smith was carving up the Broncos’ secondary in the first half of the game.  The defense was able to adjust for the second half, limiting their offense.

I think this was an area to address in the offseason as well.  It’s not like the unit isn’t talented, but the injury concern and even age concern with Kareem Jackson makes this a unit to look out for.

Denver had four good corners last year in Kyle Fuller, Ronald Darby, Bryce Callahan, and Patrick Surtain II.  Right now, I believe they only have three in Darby, Williams, and Surtain II.  Again, if Williams were to miss some time with this hand injury, the room’s depth will be tested.

It wasn’t all bad on Monday night.  Russell Wilson threw for 340 yards and was efficient.  The offense was able to move the ball at will between the 20s.  Jerry Jeudy had a 100-yard receiving game and an amazing touchdown reception, and the defense came alive in the second half, but there are still many things to clean up before week two.