Jacob Hester

Jacob Hester

#22RB,
Bio
Height/Weight: 5' 11"/225 lbs
Born: Shreveport, Louisiana
College: LSU
Draft: 2008 3rd round (6th pick) by the
  • Broncos GM George Paton will have to make a decision on Ja'Wuan James
    Broncos Wire

    Broncos GM George Paton will have to make a decision on Ja'Wuan James

    He’ll also have to make a decision at right tackle, where Ja’Wuan James still has three years remaining on his contract. James has been good when healthy but he missed most of 2019 with injuries and opted out of the 2020 season with COVID-19 concerns. Broncos left tackle Garett Bolles indicated during his end-of-season Zoom media availability that James has lost the trust of his teammates.

  • Vic Fangio believes Broncos OLB Malik Reed can get even better
    Broncos Wire

    Vic Fangio believes Broncos OLB Malik Reed can get even better

    He totaled 27 tackles, two sacks and five quarterback hits in 2019. Last year, Reed was expected to serve as a backup — then Von Miller suffered a season-ending injury. Reed dressed for all 16 games in 2020, starting 13 contests.

  • WATCH: Courtland Sutton Unveils Impressive Workout Video Updating ACL Recovery Status
    Sports Illustrated Mile High Huddle: Denver Broncos News, Analysis and More

    WATCH: Courtland Sutton Unveils Impressive Workout Video Updating ACL Recovery Status

    The Broncos lost Sutton’s Pro Bowl production. In 2019, he caught 72 passes for 1,112 yards and six touchdowns and with Drew Lock taking over as the starter to open 2020, the absence of that production and connection to Sutton was a blow the passing offense frankly never recovered from. The double whammy of losing both Sutton and Von Miller was just too much for the relatively thin Broncos roster to absorb.