Falk goes from practice squad to sudden starter for Jets

The Florence Times-Daily
Falk goes from practice squad to sudden starter for Jets
Falk goes from practice squad to sudden starter for Jets

Falk stepped in — to chants of "Luuuuke!" at MetLife Stadium — and went 20 of 25 for 198 yards after replacing Siemian in the 23-3 loss. Only three of those passes went for 20 yards of more, including a 36-yarder to Robby Anderson, as Gase's offense went to a mostly short passing game. But Falk still became just the third NFL quarterback since the 1970 merger to post at least an 80% completion rate in his first game with at least 20 attempts, joining Jacksonville's Gardner Minshew (88.0%, 2019) and Philadelphia's Nate Sudfeld (82.6%, 2017). The native of Logan, Utah, was a walk-on at Washington State, redshirted his freshman year, and went from the backup to sudden starter in 2014 when Connor

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