Josey Jewell is an American football linebacker who currently plays for the Denver Broncos in the National Football League (NFL).
Jewell was born on December 25, 1994. His college football career was spent at Iowa. At Decorah High School in Iowa, Josey Jewell played both linebackers and running back on the varsity football team.
He was instrumental in guiding his team to consecutive appearances in the 3A State Title Game, which they won with a score of 49–21 over Sioux City Bishop Heelan in the 2012 game.
He was given a two-star rating as a result. In order to play collegiate football for the University of Iowa, Jewell has verbally committed.
After sitting out his first year in Iowa and wearing a red shirt, Jewell participated in 11 games and started four of them in 2014.
During the 2018 National Football League Draft, the Denver Broncos selected Jewell in the fourth round (106th overall).
On the 10th of May in 2018, he signed a contract that was for $3.17 million over a period of four years and included a signing bonus of $713,982.
Jewell made two combined tackles in his second career game in the National Football League (NFL), which was played against the Oakland Raiders.
During the fourth week of the 2020 NFL season, the game was played on Thursday Night Football. He led the team with ten tackles and had two sacks of Sam Darnold in the 37–28 victory over the New York Jets.
What Happened To Josey Jewell: How Long Is Josey Jewell Out?
On September 21, 2021, Jewell was placed on injured reserve with a pectoral injury. Jewell then suffered another knee injury in October 2022 and the report that emerged was that his team evaluated the severity of his situation to see how long he would be on the sidelines.
After missing the previous two games due to a sprained knee, Jewell appears to be healthy and ready to play against the Jaguars in Week 8. The linebacker will probably resume playing inside linebacker with Alex Singleton right away.