The Denver Broncos are holding their breath regarding wide receiver Courtland Sutton’s health after he was injured in practice today.
According to reports, Sutton went down with a shoulder injury this afternoon. He left the field with a trainer for further examination.
Per ESPN’s Adam Schefter, Sutton is currently undergoing an MRI on his shoulder. It sounds like we’ll likely know the results soon.
Losing Sutton for any extended period of time would be a brutal blow for Denver. The Broncos already lost pass rusher Von Miller to a likely season-ending injury earlier this week.
Broncos’ WR Courtland Sutton is undergoing an MRI on the shoulder that he injured during practice today, per source. Sutton left practice after the injury, didn’t return and is now being examined to determined the severity of the injury.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) September 10, 2020
A second-round pick out of SMU in 2018, Sutton compiled an impressive rookie campaign (42 receptions for 704 yards and four touchdowns) before breaking out in Year 2.
In 2019, Sutton hauled in 72 receptions for over 1,112 yards and six touchdowns. The Broncos are counting on him to anchor a revamped receiving corps this season, which also includes 2020 draft picks Jerry Jeudy, KJ Hamler and tight end Albert Okwuegbunam.
Stay tuned for updates on Sutton’s condition.