A surprising variety of Denver Broncos followers obtained up and left the sport Thursday earlier than what might have been essentially the most thrilling half: extra time.

Though the house group and the Indianapolis Colts had been taking part in a field-goal-only stinker tied at 9-9, one would suppose the devoted would stick round to see who really gained.

However within the phrases of “Thursday Night time Soccer” announcer Al Michaels: “They’ve had sufficient.” The clip of the exodus went viral.

The disgust stemmed partly from the Broncos’ weak assault. Denver’s offense sits second to final in NFL scoring with an average of 15 points per game. Solely the Colts are behind at 13.8 factors per recreation.

The Broncos’ new acquisition, quarterback Russell Wilson, has been so-so. He threw an interception in the end zone late in regulation that opened the door for the Colts to return again and kick a game-tying discipline aim to pressure extra time.

The followers who departed missed extra frustration within the additional interval. Wilson failed to spot the wide-open K.J. Hamler in the long run zone on a fourth-down move play and as an alternative threw an incomplete supposed for Courtland Sutton. That sealed a 12-9 defeat and sank the Broncos’ document to 2-3.

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