Photograph by Scott Clarke / ESPN Photos(DENVER) — Veteran quarterback Joe Flacco will miss at the very least 4 weeks with a neck damage, ESPN stories, and could also be positioned on season-ending injured reserve.

The Denver Broncos nonetheless plan to have docs evaluation Flacco’s neck damage, however anticipate the 34-year-old to be out for 4 to 6 weeks. The damage is reported to be a bulging disc in Flacco’s neck, and isn’t anticipated to require surgical procedure.

In Flacco’s absence, the staff will flip to Brandon Allen as their beginning quarterback. The 27-year-old performed school soccer on the College of Arkansas. Head coach Vic Fangio mentioned this week the staff would contemplate signing and elevating rookie Brett Rypien from the follow squad, or if fellow rookie Drew Lock is able to be activated from injured reserve.

Flacco has been sacked 26 occasions in eight begins this 12 months, the third most within the NFL.

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