Denver Broncos quarterback Trevor Siemian might have been the starter in 2016, but he’s been guaranteed nothing heading into 2017. He and Paxton Lynch are fighting for a starting job, but Siemian thinks experience is something he can lean on.
Siemian is fresh off a 10-day vacation and recently surprised a group of kids at an event with gift cards to Dick’s Sporting Goods to buy new football equipment. While he was there, he spoke to Troy Renck of ABC 7 in Denver about the quarterback battle.
“For all of us it’s a clean slate, right? Each year it’s like that and we have a new coaching staff anyway. That’s how I am approaching it,” Siemian said from the store in Lakewood. “But I played last year and I have some of those experiences that I can lean on and hopefully grow from and continue to improve.”
With new head coach Vance Joseph and new offensive coordinator Mike McCoy, Siemian knows that he has to prove himself to the new staff. However, 14 games’ worth of tape showing that Siemian is a capable game manager might be helpful given what Joseph is hoping to accomplish defensively.
Ultimately, it guarantees him nothing, but Siemian proving he’s the more seasoned quarterback between he and Lynch (though they were drafted just a year apart) would certainly help his cause.