Broncos' OL Elijah Wilkinson ready if called upon to fill Ron Leary's absence

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Broncos' OL Elijah Wilkinson ready if called upon to fill Ron Leary's absence
Broncos' OL Elijah Wilkinson ready if called upon to fill Ron Leary's absence

LOS ANGELES — Elijah Wilkinson's constant rotation on the Broncos' offensive line makes it difficult to pinpoint his position this season. Tackle? Guard? Wilkinson hasn't played center since before college, but no problem, he joked: “I'll start snapping tomorrow.” Undrafted from UMass and entering his third year in Denver, Wilkinson started at right guard in Saturday night's preseason loss at the Rams and played into the third quarter. It's the same spot Wilkinson filled last year over seven games when starter Ron Leary suffered a torn ACL. With lingering knee issues now holding Leary out of preseason play, the likelihood Wilkinson starts at right guard in 2019 continues to rise. Coach Vic Fangio

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