#sports New York Jets WILL stick with Joe Flacco despite his Week 1 struggles against Baltimore Ravens

#sports New York Jets WILL stick with Joe Flacco despite his Week 1 struggles against Baltimore Ravens

#sports activities New York Jets WILL stick with Joe Flacco despite his Week 1 struggles against Baltimore Ravens

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New York Jets WILL stick with Joe Flacco despite his Week 1 struggles and followers chanting third-choice Mike White’s identify throughout defeat… as crew proceed to battle with out injured Zach Wilson forward of Browns recreation

  • Zach Wilson picked up an harm and preseason and continues to be on the sidelines
  • Joe Flacco began for the Jets in Week One however he endured a tough afternoon
  • Jets followers had been chanting the identify of third-choice Mike White in the course of the loss
  • But the crew will stick by Flacco and never flip to White whereas Wilson is injured¬†

The Jets won’t be making a quarterback change for Week 2 after Joe Flacco’s first-week struggles, conserving the veteran because the starter whereas Zach Wilson stays out by means of harm.

Flacco, a 37-year-old in his fifteenth NFL season, handed for 307 yards and a landing against the Ravens, although it took him a whopping 59 makes an attempt to get there and he additionally threw a choose.

The Jets would go on to lose the sport 24-9, failing to actually compete with Baltimore and scoring their lone landing within the recreation’s ultimate minute.

Back-up Joe Flacco endured a difficult afternoon against his old team, the Baltimore Ravens

Back-up Joe Flacco endured a tough afternoon against his outdated crew, the Baltimore Ravens

Fans were chanting for Mike White, the team's third-choice QB, to be given a shot next week

Fans had been chanting for Mike White, the crew’s third-choice QB, to be given a shot subsequent week

But New York is giving Flacco one other shot, per ESPN, and reportedly by no means significantly thought-about going to the crew’s third-stringer Mike White.

The determination comes after Flacco’s teammates additionally upset within the recreation, because the Jets misplaced a fumble and dedicated 4 drops on offense.

With left deal with Duane Brown positioned on injured reserve shortly earlier than the sport, rookie Max Mitchell was introduced in to guard Flacco’s proper aspect (as George Fant was moved to left deal with).

And the quarterback was sacked 3 times and pressured 16 occasions, in keeping with Pro Football Reference.

Flacco has now began six video games over the previous three seasons for the Jets, and impressed in a loss vs. the Dolphins final yr, throwing for 291 yards and two touchdowns.

But Jets followers apparently wished to see one other face in at QB final Sunday, as they chanted the identify of White, who gained the hearts of Jets followers final yr with 405 yards and three touchdowns in a win over the Bengals.

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The Jets are in a tough spot given the preseason harm of their star quarterback Zach Wilson

The Jets misplaced the opposite two video games White began final season.

Wilson suffered a bone bruise and meniscus tear within the preseason and is predicted to be sidelined a bit longer.

Coach Robert Saleh beforehand earmarked Week 4 vs. the Steelers because the earliest he may return.

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