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Who injured Drew Bledsoe in 2001?

Who injured Drew Bledsoe in 2001?

During the fourth quarter of a fairly nondescript 2001 Week 2 game, the incumbent quarterback scrambled for a first down and was knocked for a loop by Jets linebacker Mo Lewis. Bledsoe was diagnosed with a lung injury that would sideline him for a month.

When did Drew Bledsoe get hurt with the Patriots?

Mo Lewis and the Jets are forever tied to Tom Brady’s legacy after the former New York linebacker knocked then-Patriots QB Drew Bledsoe out of a 2001 game between the two teams. The injury gave rise to Brady’s career in New England, but it effectively ended Bledsoe’s time with the Patriots.

Who got injured on the Patriots?


Player Position Injury
Kyle Dugger S Hand
Nick Folk K Left Knee
Lawrence Guy DE Shoulder
Damien Harris RB Hamstring

How did Bledsoe almost died?

Taking a hit from Jets linebacker Mo Lewis in 2001 not only derailed Drew Bledsoe’s time as the Patriots starting quarterback, but it nearly ended his life, too.

How did Drew Bledsoe almost bleed to death?

He played a series after the massive hit that gave New England’s big-money quarterback a concussion, a collapsed lung, and internal bleeding. Bledsoe nearly died from the violent collision. Enter a sixth-round pick in 2000 from Michigan named Tom Brady and the rest became NFL and Super Bowl history.

Who is inactive for the Patriots?

As reported on Friday, left tackle Isaiah Wynn is officially inactive, due to an ankle injury. The Patriots will also be without the services of starting cornerback Jalen Mills, and reserve defensive back Shaun Wade, as both players remain on COVID-19/Reserve.

Is Mac Jones injured?

Shortly after releasing their first injury report of the week on Tuesday, the New England Patriots issued an update: quarterback Mac Jones was added to the list due to a left thumb injury.

Who broke Drew Bledsoe leg?

I had a pretty serious concussion in addition to the internal stuff.” 20 years ago today: #Patriots QB Drew Bledsoe was knocked out of the game after this hit by #Jets LB Mo Lewis.