Meyer had beforehand stated Lawrence was competing with Gardner Minshew for the beginning spot.
Lawrence has accomplished 20 of his 32 move makes an attempt in two video games this preseason, however the offense has struggled, notably on the offensive line, as Lawrence has been pressured on 37% of his dropbacks this preseason, in response to ESPN Stats & Info information. He has been sacked 3 times.
Lawrence additionally shall be with out one in all his anticipated playmakers on offense this season after fellow first-round draft choose Travis Etienne suffered a Lisfranc harm in Monday evening’s preseason sport towards the New Orleans Saints and can miss all the season after he was positioned on injured reserve.
The previous 13 quarterbacks chosen first total are winless of their first NFL begins. The final quarterback to win his debut after getting picked at No. 1 was David Carr, for the Texans in 2002.