Joe Flacco placed on injured reserve

The Broncos are placing QB Joe Flacco on injured reserve with a neck injury, ending his season.

Fantasy Impact: 

After initially hearing a timetable of 4-6 weeks, the Broncos are going to just let Flacco rest for the remainder of the season. His 2019 campaign is over. Brandon Allen will be the starter with Brett Rypien being called up from the practice squad to be Allen's backup. For fantasy purposes, it is not pretty in Denver now that Emmanuel Sanders is in San Francisco. Courtland Sutton is still around and perhaps we can see DaeSean Hamilton take the step forward that we hoped he would before the season started. But everyone takes a step back with the change in quarterback play, at least until we get a better feel for what Allen brings to the Broncos offense.

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