The NFL offseason is always a time for speculation and excitement. New coaches are hired, players are traded, and fans eagerly await the start of the next season. But in the midst of all the chaos, a photo snapped at a recent NBA playoff game has caused quite a stir. New Denver Broncos head coach Sean Payton and star quarterback Russell Wilson were caught on camera together, with Payton showing Wilson something on his phone.
The content of the photo has not been revealed, but that hasn’t stopped fans from speculating.
Russell Wilson and Sean Payton in the house for Suns-Nuggets 🐎 pic.twitter.com/TB3MjLbw72
— Bleacher Report (@BleacherReport) May 10, 2023
Social media has been abuzz with comments ranging from humorous to critical. Some fans have speculated that Payton was showing Wilson the Broncos’ schedule, while others have jokingly suggested that he was showing him a list of bongs for purchase.
Bongs for purchase
— Mark Springer: Radio Machine (@MarkAMark) May 10, 2023
I don’t know… but he thinks something suspicious is going down pic.twitter.com/VxFRuqYE3O
— Andrew S (@a_shar0) May 10, 2023
"this is how many bathrooms MY house has so I am gonna need you to at LEAST score that many touch downs this season."
— Makayla Perkins (@MakaylaEPerkins) May 10, 2023
But amidst all the humor and speculation, there is a serious question that needs to be addressed:
Can Sean Payton fix Russell Wilson?
The Broncos were expected to be Super Bowl contenders after Wilson‘s signing, but the season quickly went downhill. Wilson struggled on the field, with career-low completion rates and touchdowns. The offense was unable to get going, and Nathaniel Hackett was fired before he could complete his first season as offensive coordinator.
Now, with Payton in charge, the pressure is on to turn things around. The talent is there, but Payton needs to work his magic and get the best out of his quarterback.
Denver fans are hoping that Payton can flip Wilson and turn the team into a contender once again. But it won’t be an easy task. The AFC West is a tough division, and the competition will be fierce.
If Payton can work his magic and get the best out of Wilson, the Broncos could be a force to be reckoned with. But if he can’t, fans are in for another long and disappointing season.
Only time will tell if Payton can fix Wilson and lead the Broncos to glory. But one thing is for sure: the pressure is on, and the fans are watching closely.
But regardless of the outcome, the viral photo of Payton and Wilson has certainly sparked conversation and debate among NFL fans. Whether they’re roasting the pair or expressing their hopes for a successful season, one thing is for sure: the NFL offseason is always full of surprises, and this viral photo is just one example of that.