NFL: Aussie Adam Gotsis starts in Denver Broncos’ clash against LA Chargers

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but by the end of the game his team suffered an embarrassing 21-0 loss.,Broncos defensive end Adam Gotsis started today’s Week 7 NFL clash against the LA Chargers absolutely beaming
the Australian’s star teammate and outside line-backer Von Miller – who moved to second on Denver’s all-time sack list in this game – described it as “the end of the world”.,So shattering is any defeat in the NFL
But Gotsis – from Melbourne and in his second year in the NFL – could walk away with his head held high.
including wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders.,It was the Broncos’ offence which struggled for penetration in the absence of a handful of injured attacking weapons
207 yards and no touchdowns) in too many third and long situations.,That put quarterback Trevor Siemian (25 completions from 35 attempts
Gotsis was solid in an underwhelming team performance – the Broncos’ second-straight defeat left them with a 3-3 record and second in the AFC West standings.
earning himself plenty of snaps in a defensive unit which was let down by the Broncos’ uninspiring offence.,womens Golden Tate III Jersey,The 25-year-old finished with one tackle and one tackle assist
and he was part of a formidable goal-line defensive wall which kept out the hosts early in the contest at the StubHub Centre in Los Angeles.,womens Haloti Ngata Jersey,Gotsis and his fellow defenders absorbed plenty of early Chargers offensive pressure
but the team found itself in trouble soon afterwards.,womens Eric Ebron Jersey,The Broncos’ defensive line celebrated that with gusto
” Gotsis told News Corp.,Authentic Ricky Wagner Jersey,“We got the ball back at the one-yard line and we were in a hole early
A shanked punt from Denver’s Riley Dixon led to Chargers receiver Travis Benjamin running 65 yards for the opening touchdown of the afternoon soon afterwards.
The Chargers’ next two touchdowns were from short passes from quarterback Philip Rivers to Austin Ekeler and Benjamin.
Brandon Marshall (three tackles and four assisted tackles) and Miller (five tackles and two sacks) – are muscling up in a team which is struggling to score.,Authentic Darren Fells Jersey,Gotsis and his fellow defenders – led by Todd Davis (seven tackles and three assisted tackles against LA)
” Broncos head coach Vance Joseph said.,womens Anthony Zettel Jersey,“I think the defence played well. (But in offence) we’re not blocking well. Offensive-line wise we’ve run the ball well up until two weeks ago
The giant Gotsis, who weighs in at 130kg, said it was everyone’s job to improve and halt the Broncos’ two-game skid.
” he said.,“We can’t go out there and not execute on all aspects
“Defence we had a few busted plays and offence we couldn’t get things going.womens Miles Killebrew Jersey,
so it’s on everyone to go back to work and get things right.”,“It’s a team game at the end of the day
Gotsis himself was heavy at work during the pre-season, adding nine kilograms of muscle to his hulking frame, while shrugging off a knee injury and impressing coaching staff.
” he said.,Authentic Golden Tate III Jersey,“I knew I had to work very hard coming off my injury and how I played last year – I held myself to a lot of expectations
“I still don’t think I’ve lived up to them but I’ve got to keep working.
“It’s an everyday process. I can’t be satisfied.Authentic Greg Robinson Jersey,
“It (knee) feels good and it’s probably the best I’ve felt since I’ve been in the league health wise.Authentic Eric Ebron Jersey,
and stay together with my brothers.,Authentic Haloti Ngata Jersey,“So I’ve just got to keep improving my game
“Next week (away to the 5-2 Kansas City Chiefs) is a very important one for us now.”
A former Aussie rules player,womens Greg Robinson Jersey, Gotsis only first started playing American football at 13,womens Ricky Wagner Jersey,while attending Kew High School.
he was still pinching himself at how far he’s come as a gridiron player in such a short time.,Authentic Anthony Zettel Jersey,Despite today’s defeat
” Gotsis said.,“I had a mate I went to high school with come to watch me play (against the Chargers) on one of the world’s biggest stages
“It’s pretty surreal when you think about it like that. I’m enjoying the moment and wouldn’t want to be on another team other than these guys.
“We want to get this thing back on the winning track and keep rolling.”womens Darren Fells Jersey,
but reserved some praise for Gotsis.,Authentic T.J. Lang Jersey,Joseph admitted his team was better than its 3-3 record after the loss to Los Angeles
“He’s working hard and he’s getting better and better each week. He’s played good football for us,Authentic Miles Killebrew Jersey,womens T.J. Lang Jersey,absolutely,” Joseph said.

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