Siemian on track to start vs. Ti­tans

The Denver Post - - SPORTS - By Nicki Jhab­vala

nashville, tenn.» All signs point to Bron­cos quar­ter­back Trevor Siemian start­ing Sun­day against the Ti­tans.

Siemian was lim­ited in prac­tice last week with a left foot sprain and ini­tially listed as ques­tion­able for the game. Coach Gary Ku­biak said that he was en­cour­aged by Siemian’s progress and that his game avail­abil­ity would likely be de­ter­mined af­ter Fri­day’s work­out.

“Any­one that goes out there risks an in­jury,” Ku­biak said Fri­day. “Talk­ing to Greek (head ath­letic trainer Steve Antonop­u­los), it is what it is. There are cer­tain ways they are try­ing to pro­tect it and tape it. Bot­tom line, can you do what you need to do to play? He’s shown the last cou­ple of days that he’s been do­ing that. We’ll just see how he feels.”

Siemian is 7-3 as a starter this sea­son, but has missed two games — against At­lanta in Week 5 and at Jack­sonville in Week 13 — be­cause of sep­a­rate in­juries.

He in­jured his foot in over­time of the Bron­cos’ loss to Kansas City and, af­ter wear­ing a pro­tec­tive boot for a few days, was fit­ted for an or­thotic and re­turned to the field. Ku­biak con­tin­ued to give rookie Pax­ton Lynch ex­tra reps in case he was called to start a sec­ond con­sec­u­tive game on the road.

Lynch started last Sun­day’s game against the Jaguars and notched his first ca­reer vic­tory. But he com­pleted only 12of-24 passes for 104 yards.

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