“He’s a real tough-minded kid”: Broncos’ Isaac Yiadom aims for bounce-back performance vs. Bears


It was simple to identify the Raiders’ offensive technique Monday evening of their beatdown of the Broncos: Cross the soccer to the huge receiver who drew cornerback Isaac Yiadom in single protection.

Yiadom, a 2018 third-round decide, allowed completions the primary six instances he was focused by Oakland (for 103 yards) as quarterback Derek Carr repeatedly related on his facet of the sphere, the place there was no security assist. The sample drew this quip from coach Vic Fangio: “At some point, (Yiadom) is going to have to break some of those up.”

Yiadom returned to follow this week main as much as Sunday’s sport towards Chicago with a easy however centered mindset.

“Just do my job; play corner and don’t let anyone catch the ball,” Yiadom mentioned.

A mixture of technical errors and consciousness lapses had been accountable for Yiadom’s many miscues towards the Raiders. However fellow cornerback Chris Harris hasn’t misplaced religion.

“I just try to tell (Yiadom): If you play in the NFL long enough, you’re going to get beat. It’s going to happen,’ ” Harris mentioned. “You’ll have a night like that. You just have to bounce back. That’s what people want to see. They want to see how you’re going to bounce back and how you’re going to answer the call next time.”

Added defensive coordinator Ed Donatell: “He’s a real tough-minded kid and I truly intend for him to respond in a really strong way.”


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