Last night, we had one heck of a game to kick off NFL Monday Night Football.
After Buffalo Bills quarterback Josh Allen turned the ball over four times, the New York Jets ultimately won after returning a punt for a touchdown in overtime to win 22-16.
However, the win was barely even a silver lining in an otherwise nightmare scenario for the New York Jets, as their new quarterback and future Hall of Famer Aaron Rodgers went down with an injury on the first drive of the game.
Just 4 plays into his Jets career…
Although the X-rays were negative for a broken ankle, Jets head coach Robert Saleh fears that Rodgers may have truptured his Achilles, which would pretty much guarantee he’s out for the year.
This has to be a tough one for Jets fans. It’s been so long since they’ve had an elite quarterback, and the second they bring one in, he gets seriously injured on the first drive of the first game of the season.
Whether you like Rodgers or not, you have to admit that he’s good for the excitement of the game, as he’s still one of the most electric and most clutch quarterbacks in the NFL. And with the Jets defense this year, they seemed to have a serious shot at contending for a Super Bowl.
With that being said, one fellow star NFL QB tweeted out his condolences for the 39-year-old…
But boy, the wording was a bit off.
Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes said in a tweet following Rodgers’ injury: