On Monday, Broncos head coach Vic Fangio revealed that Jeudy suffered a high ankle sprain against the Giants. He is expected to be out between four and six weeks as he recovers.
Jeudy played 31 snaps on offense and was targeted seven times by Broncos QB Teddy Bridgewater. He hauled in six of them for 72 yards in the 27-13 win at MetLife Stadium.
Losing Jerry Jeudy for any length of time could be a problem for the Broncos. As a rookie in 2020, Jeudy was superb, making 52 receptions for 856 yards and three touchdowns. He had the longest reception in the league with a 92-yarder against the Las Vegas Raiders.
Broncos’ HC Vic Fangio confirmed today that WR Jerry Jeudy suffered a high-ankle sprain against the Giants. The injury is expected to sideline Jeudy four to six weeks, per source.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) September 13, 2021
Fortunately for the Denver Broncos, they were able to put the New York Giants away without Jerry Jeudy.
The Broncos held the Giants to just 13 points as the defense forced a fumble and sacked QB Daniel Jones twice.
Teddy Bridgewater was superb for the Broncos, completing over 77-percent of his passes for 264 yards and two touchdowns. Running back Melvin Gordon was also sharp, recording 101 rushing yards and a touchdown.
Will the Denver Broncos be able to continue their winning ways without Jerry Jeudy? How will the offense respond to his absence in Week 2?