The Denver Broncos thought they found their franchise guy in Russell Wilson this past off-season. Unfortunately, they found out quickly that he wasn’t it. Well, they found out he wasn’t the guy he was in Seattle. But, there were some things he did on Sunday against the Chargers that made him look like the guy we all know from the Seahawks.

The offense looked better than it ever has, as the Broncos finally cracked 30 points in a game. A large reason why, besides the resurgence Jerry Rosburg created with Outten as the play caller, is because of how well Wilson played.

He was finding his guys a lot quicker than we saw this season, by way of check-downs, swing passes, screens, guys in the flat, and everything else. In fact, there was one thing we saw from him that we hadn’t seen the entire season before game 17.

Wilson had three completions of at least 50 yards. I know, crazy, right? Who would have thought that after watching this offense stink it up every week, this guy would be making the passes he made Sunday night?

Wilson had one 52-yarder to Freddie Swain, and two 50-yard passes to Jerry Jeudy, who finished with 154 yards, as he and Wilson have shown a connection in the second half of the season that will be very helpful for next season.

Denver needed to go out the way they did, and I think the entire fan base is happy they did. After seeing Wilson play terribly all year, it was only fair he give the fans a show in the last one against a division opponent, and hopefully, they can build on these last few weeks for next season.

Wilson finally started to look a bit more comfortable and started throwing the ball better, and that is the only option for fixing this team’s future.

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