“Flexed Mahomes OUT of Primetime”: NFL World Blames Russell Wilson After Primetime Clash With Patrick Mahomes Switched to Unfavorable Time Slot

Published 11/30/2022, 9:30 AM EST
Denver Broncos quarterback Russell Wilson (3) runs off the field after the game against the Indianapolis Colts at Empower Field at Mile High. Mandatory Credit: Isaiah J. Downing-USA TODAY Sports | Reuters
When the Denver Broncos signed Russell Wilson, they hoped that he will finally ignite some fire in the team this season. But things haven’t turned out that way for them. The Broncos’ Country isn’t really fond of the QB. The fans are blaming him for the broadcasters moving the matchup with Patrick Mahomes’ Kansas City Chiefs.

The Broncos will take on the Chiefs at home in week 14 of the season. But the game will not be played in prime time.

Fans blame Russell Wilson

The Chiefs announced on Twitter that their game against the Broncos has got a new time slot. The game will kick off in the unfavorable time slot of the afternoon instead of prime time on Sunday Night Football in week 14. 

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Patrick Mahomes, one of the biggest stars of the NFL not playing during prime time? The NFL World found it difficult to believe. And they only have one person to blame. The Broncos QB Russell Wilson. Many fans reacted to the news and concluded that the shift has something to do with the Broncos having a bad season.

This fan thinks that the non-prime slot has something to do with the Broncos.

And this fan blamed Russell Wilson.

A Broncos fan agreed with the assessment and apologized to the Mahomes fans.

This fan thinks it is an excellent move.

A fan threw in a funny reason for the schedule shift.

This fan is getting their money back.

The Chiefs will go into the game as firm favorites. Can Wilson and the Broncos conjure up some magic to prove his critics wrong when he takes on Mahomes and Co.?

The Broncos since Wilson’s arrival 

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The Seattle Seahawks traded Russell Wilson to the Broncos after the 2021 season. The Broncos signed him in exchange for multiple future draft picks to become a force in their division, which is ruled by the Chiefs. But Wilson has had a rough start to life in Denver.

Wilson has played 10 games so far this season but hasn’t really lit up the league as the Broncos would have expected. The QB has thrown 2,369 yards so far in the current season with 198 completions. His pass completion rate stands at 58.9%. Wilson has thrown eight touchdown passes so far, but the opposing defenses have intercepted five of his 336 pass attempts.

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The Broncos have won just three out of the 11 games they have played up till now. They are fourth in the AFC West division. Can Wilson prove everyone wrong and mount a late charge with the Broncos?

Watch This Story: Russell Wilson embarrasses himself for fourth consecutive week by making this embarrassing play.

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Shivam Pratap Singh

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Shivam Pratap Singh originally hails from Punjab, India. After completing his Master's degree from Jamia Millia Islamia, he joined the world of media with a stint at Opoyi. While he was there, he started to follow the NFL.

Edited By: Gurjyot Singh Dadial

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