In Week 6, the Kansas City Chiefs are playing against the Denver Broncos at their home stadium. While the game was being broadcasted, ex-NFL wide receiver Steve Smith Jr., who now works for the NFL Network, made critical comments about Broncos wide receiver Jerry Jeudy. Jeudy is in his third season in the NFL and there is speculation about him being traded by the Broncos.
The Broncos chose him as the 15th overall pick in the 2020 NFL draft. However, he has not met expectations since joining the team. During his first season, he caught 52 passes out of 113 targets and scored three touchdowns.
Steve Smith Sr. was merciless towards Jerry Jeudy of the Broncos.
Judy is currently dealing with a hamstring injury, which will prevent him from participating in several upcoming games. During the Chiefs and Broncos game, Steve Smith Sr. took the opportunity to harshly criticize Jeudy. Smith claims that Jeudy used inappropriate language towards him after Smith had previously criticized him. According to Smith, he would not recommend trading for Jeudy due to his inability to handle constructive criticism. Smith stated, “I regret calling you an average wide receiver and advising teams not to trade for you. Jerry Jeudy is not mentally equipped to handle constructive criticism from others.”
Impressive, Steve Smith dominated Jerry Jeudy of the #Broncos.
Listen to the end: “You’re an average WR. Don’t trade for Jerry Jeudy, because he mentally unable to handle criticism.”
“He’s a tier 3 WR” pic.twitter.com/Oco7JQV3qRhttps://t.co/eqJleLO5rv
— Dov Kleiman (@NFL_DovKleiman) October 12, 2023
In the 2022 season, Jeudy had his most impressive performance yet, with a total of 67 receptions and 6 touchdowns. Following the circulation of rumors, the Green Bay Packers and Carolina Panthers have expressed interest in acquiring him through a trade. However, Smith’s harsh remarks about Jeudy may potentially affect his worth in a trade deal.
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