Broncos TE Albert Okwuegbunam tears ACL

Broncos tight end Albert Okwuegbunam sustained a torn right ACL in Sunday’s 34-27 loss to the Atlanta Falcons, a source confirmed Monday.

Related players: Noah Fant, Nick Vannett

Fantasy Impact: 

Okwuegbunam, who was slowed by a hip injury late in training camp, played 15 snaps against the Falcons and was injured on his only target (and reception) of the game. On a seven-yard catch, Okwuegbunam was tackled by cornerback A.J. Terrell and defensive tackle Jacob Tuioti-Mariner. It appeared that Okwuegbunam’s right knee planted into the turf awkwardly. Fant and Vannett will look to lead the way at TE, with Fant the guy to own on fantasy teams.

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