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Jacoby Brissett replaces Jimmy Garoppolo in New England, everyone is confused and hungry

Brissett may end up being the Patriots’ starter in Week 3.

Miami Dolphins v New England Patriots Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images

Former NC State quarterback Jacoby Brissett has been thrown feet-first into the NFL fire thanks to Tom Brady’s suspension, and now, an injury to New England backup quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo. Garappolo suffered a shoulder injury in the second quarter against Miami this afternoon and will not return to the game.

So it’s Brissett’s show the rest of the way, and he may be getting his first career start in Week 3, as the Patriots have to quickly turn around and get ready for a Thursday night game against Houston. Touchdown Tom Brady is serving a four-game suspension for deflating his balls too often and inflating the news cycle way too often and as such cannot play against the Texans.

It’s been quite a whirlwind for Jacoby, who on this day last year was prepping for a game at Old Dominion. One thing that hasn’t changed: he’s still got Joe Thuney taking care of him.

When he entered the game against the Dolphins, New England fans were made both confused and hungry, as the following tweets will attest.

Godspeed, Jacoby Brisket.