Before the start of the season, the Denver Broncos made the decision to have Trevor Siemian as their starting quarterback, who hadn't thrown a single NFL pass since being drafted by the team in the seventh round of the 2015 draft.
Many people questioned the decision to go for him, rather than the more experienced Mark Sanchez (who is now at the Dallas Cowboys) or the newly 2016 first round draftee Paxton Lynch, but it appears to have turned out to be a good decision by the Broncos so far.
Over the weekend, Denver's former quarterback and current executive vice president of football operations and general manager John Elway trolled a Broncos fans for questioning the team's decision to draft Siemian two years ago.
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As you can see in the screenshot further down this article, Elway tweeted when the Broncos drafted the 24-year-old: "7th rd pick Trevor Siemian had a productive career as a quarterback at Northwestern. He has raw talent and we think he will develop nicely."
The Broncos fan replied saying: "So many other needs, In John we trust @Broncos but this seems like a huge reach." This past weekend, Elway simply mentioned the fan in a tweet referring back to this conversation to show how wrong his judgement of the quarterback was.
Since becoming the starter, Siemian has completed 63 of his 94 passing attempts over the course of three games for 756 yards, five touchdowns, and three interceptions, earning a quarterback rating of 95.9, which puts him just outside the top ten of quarterbacks that have thrown 50 passes or more this season so far.
Not bad for a quarterback that was drafted in the seventh round and was considered a huge reach by some Broncos fans.
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