Tim Patrick is an American football wide receiver for the Denver Broncos of the National Football League (NFL). Born on November 23, 1993, he played college football at Utah and was undrafted in the 2017 NFL Draft. The Broncos receiver will not play in 2022 after tearing his ACL during practice. According to numerous on-site reports, Patrick attempted an catch during a practice session and fell awkwardly, injuring himself and requiring a cart to remove him from the field. After that, Patrick had an MRI, which revealed that he will be out for the full 2022 season.

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Patrick attended and played for Grossmont Community College in El Cajon, California, before transferring to the University of Utah. During his three seasons at Utah, Patrick played in 22 games, starting 23, and finished with 61 receptions for 888 yards and five touchdowns. Patrick missed 17 games while playing for Utah because of injury. With 45 receptions, 711 receiving yards, and five touchdown grabs in 2016, Patrick was the team’s top receiver.

Patrick joined the Baltimore Ravens on May 5, 2017, as an undrafted free agent, but was released on July 30, 2017. He was then signed by the San Francisco 49ers on July 31, 2017, but was again released on September 1st, 2017. Then wide receiver joined the Denver Broncos practice squad on October 21, 2017. On, but was November 8, 2017, he was freed. Finally, on January 1st, 2018, he agreed to a reserve/future deal with the Broncos.

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Patrick recorded his first reception of his professional career, a 26-yard catch, in the Broncos’ Week 2 victory over the Oakland Raiders (now Las Vegas Raiders). He caught the ball while the Broncos were driving late in the game, which helped set up the game-winning field goal. He recorded his first professional receiving touchdown on a 24-yard reception in a Week 8 loss to the Kansas City Chiefs. He recorded 23 receptions for 315 yards and a score in the 2018 campaign.

After breaking his hand in Week 1 of the 2019 season, Patrick was put on injured reserve on September 11, 2019. On October 30, 2019, he then started participating in team practices once more. Patrick was reactivated by the Broncos off injured reserve on November 15, 2019. He made eight appearances during the 2019 campaign, recording 16 grabs for 218 receiving yards.

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On April 18, 2020, Patrick agreed to a one-year exclusive rights free agent tender with the Broncos. He had a career-high six receptions for 113 yards and a touchdown in Week 4 of the 2020 campaign on Thursday Night Football against the New York Jets, helping his team to a 37-28 victory. Patrick was kicked out of Week 10’s game against the Las Vegas Raiders for punching Raiders safety Johnathan Abram. 

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Patrick received a restricted free agent tender from the Broncos in the second round on March 16, 2021. On May 18, he executed the one-year contract. Patrick extended his contract with the Broncos for a three-year, $34.5 million deal on November 20, 2021.

During a drill on August 2, 2022, Patrick tore his ACL, which caused his season to end early. On August 3, 2022, he was placed on injured reserve.