Osweiler's practice Friday (in a limited capacity) was his first session of the week after being sidelined both Wednesday and Thursday. Although he's since lost his starting quarterback position to Peyton Manning, Osweiler is apparently expected to be available as the Broncos' backup Sunday versus the Steelers.
Brock Osweiler (knee) did not practice Wednesday.
That said, Osweiler was present at practice Wednesday, but his throwing was limited to the warm-up portion of the session. In any case, Peyton Manning is slated to start Sunday's playoff game against the Steelers, so in the event that Osweiler is available for the contest, he's slated to serve in a backup capacity.
Brock Osweiler (knee) returned to practice Monday, ESPN.com reports.
Osweiler hasn't practiced since injuring his knee during the Denver Broncos ' regular season finale. Although Peyton Manning has since been named Denver's starting quarterback, Osweiler at least appears likely to be available as the backup for Sunday's game against the Steelers.
Coach Mike Kubiak expects
A return to practice Monday would put Osweiler safely on track to be ready for Denver's game after the bye. Peyton Manning is locked into the starting role once again, however, so Osweiler will merely serve as the backup.
Osweiler was injured during Sunday's regular season finale, but with the
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