Even if Bailey Zappe never throws another NFL pass, he’ll always be in New England Patriots Hall of Fame.
Zappe’s jersey from the team’s 38-15 win over Cleveland on Sunday was found on the Patriots’ Walk to the Hall of Fame. According to the sign on the side of the jersey, “Zappe became the first NFL rookie quarterback to win the first two games of his career and to score more than 100 passers in those games,” he said. era “becoming the first Patriots rookie defender to win his first home begins … and begins his first road.”
Zappe names QB Brian Hoyer in Green Bay after Hoyer suffered a concussion and almost won. Zappe started the season as the third midfielder in the team’s streak. The team’s starting midfielder, Mac Jones, sprained his high ankle in Week 3. In his two extra games in midfield, Zappe is completing 72.9% of his passes. him for 596 yards and four touchdowns with one interception.
In his first three games, Zappe played well enough that people wondered if there was a midfield controversy going on at Foxborough. Those rumors have been quelledwith Jones likely to return as soon as Monday night.
Many expected the Patriots to collapse in Jones’ absence, but Zappe did his part to keep them afloat. Thanks to his record-setting stint, the Patriots Hall of Fame has ensured that Zappe’s contributions won’t be forgotten anytime soon.