7:27 PM ET
Sunday’s 19-16, final-minute loss to the Los Angeles Chargers showed guts, plenty of character and a dash of defensive wizardry with so many starters not in uniform for the visiting Broncos. But in the big picture, it was the latest exhibit in a growing list of exhibits that show Lock might understand his problems but he doesn’t know how to fix them.
Lock said this past week he thinks he is “the guy” moving forward, and his work in the fourth quarter Sunday was evidence in his favor, but he can’t be “the guy” until he stops turning the ball over.
Sunday was the 11th consecutive start in which Lock has had a turnover. He finished with two, but his second pick was on a Hail Mary throw at the end of the game. His first interception, though, was a sidearm toss into traffic. It’s exactly the kind of throw the second-year player has said — over and over again — he has to quit making.
As he put it four days ago: “Being