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Report: Noah Fant’s injury is minor

Broncos second-year tight end suffers knee injury on Thursday Night Football and is declared OUT, but good news from Adam Schefter.

Broncos tight end Noah Fant (87) before the game against the Tennessee Titans at Empower Field at Mile High. Isaiah J. Downing-USA TODAY Sports

UPDATE: Some possible good news about Fant, as ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports:

Take a cautious sigh of relief Fant backers.

UPDATE: Noah Fant has been officially ruled out for the remainder of the game, per NFL NEtwork’s James Palmer. Fant had five receptions for 35 yards before being forced from the game.


Denver Broncos tight end Noah Fant was carted into the locker room to have his knee evaluated Thursday night against the Jets, per Erin Andrews on the broadcast. The injuries keep on coming for both teams tonight. It’s hard not to wonder if the turf is at least part of the problem.

Fant has been great so far this season, looking like a breakout candidate in fantasy and reality. We’ll keep you posted with any updates.