And then it went from one of his best days to one of his worst.
Garoppolo suffered a right shoulder injury after helping the Patriots take a 24-0 lead. A person familiar with the injury told USA TODAY Sports' Tom Pelissero it was a sprained AC joint and that Garoppolo would be day to day. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because of the sensitivity of Garoppolo's status.
With Brady suspended and Garoppolo injured, Brissett, the third-round pick from
The 6-4, 235-pounder transferred from the
“I know Jacoby is a rookie but he has been in every meeting, every practice and every session that we could be with him,” Patriots offensive coordinator
With Garoppolo out, the Patriots did not have a backup quarterback on the depth chart after Brissett, leaving a big question for the New England offense with the next game in just four days – at home against
“We would have done what we thought is best,” Belichick responded to whether or not Edelman would have been the backup for Brissett.