Aaron Rodgers did not live up to his expected debut with the New York Jets when he left due to injury and everything indicated that it was the Achilles tendon, according to Robert Saleh, head coach of the New York team.
The quarterback made his debut when it was just the first quarter and in his first offensive series he was injured after Leonard Floyd of the Buffalo Bills got ahead of the quarterback, who tried to escape the catch and was injured, apparently in the first one. in his ankles.
Rodgers got up initially, but then sat down on the field to receive medical attention and left the field with just over 11 minutes left in the first quarter.
The quarterback went to the locker room to do an X-ray and determine the extent of the damage suffered on Monday, September 11 at MetLife Stadium. According to reports, he left the locker room with an orthopedic boot after studies were conducted without returning to the game.
This is in addition to a conditional second round pick in the 2024 NFL Draft without the quarterback completing 65% of New York’s plays.
THE JETS DEFEAT WILL GO BACK TO BILIL
The New York Jets came from behind and capitalized on Buffalo Bills mistakes to win 22-16 in overtime at home in Week 1.
The game was even for most of the first half with field goals from both teams until Josh Allen connected with Steffon Diggs to make it 10-3 before halftime.
The Jets closed the gap with another field goal in the third quarter and in the final quarter with Buffalo’s advantage, Allen had an interception and then New York had a touchdown to send the game into overtime.
In extra time, Jets punt Xavier Gipson went into the end zone to give the New York team their first win of the season.