Broncos practice squad receiver Kendall Hinton to start at quarterback

Michael David Smith
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All of the Broncos’ quarterbacks are out of today’s game because one tested positive for COVID-19 and the others had close contact with them, and so Denver is taking drastic measures.

Kendall Hinton, a wide receiver on the practice squad, will be the Broncos’ starting quarterback today against the Saints.

Hinton was a high school quarterback who started two games at quarterback for Wake Forest as a true freshman in 2015. After that he spent three seasons as a backup quarterback before moving to receiver in 2019.

For his entire college football career, Hinton had 1,504 passing yards, a 53 percent completion rate, eight touchdowns and seven interceptions. The 6-foot, 195-pound Hinton has never played in an NFL game at either quarterback or wide receiver. His first game today will be in most unusual circumstances.

Broncos practice squad receiver Kendall Hinton to start at quarterback originally appeared on Pro Football Talk