Kendall Hinton, an undrafted free agent, played quarterback for the Denver Broncos Sunday after the team had a COVID scare which sidelined the team’s quarterbacks.
After quarterback Jeff Driskel tested positive for the virus, the rest of the team’s quarterbacks were deemed high-risk and placed on the reserve/COVID list.
Broncos quarterbacks Blake Bortles, Drew Lock, Brett Rypien, and Driskel watched game film for two hours on Tuesday before Driskel tested positive. Each player disclosed that they were not wearing masks during the incident and that they were sitting in close proximity to each other, The New York Times reported.
This was the first NFL game Hinton played all season.
“When I got the call, it was pure excitement. Of course, there was nerves and disbelief,” Hinton told reporters. “Coming in, I knew I had no idea of what the speed of the game was like…We knew it would be a