How all five first-round rookie QBs fared in Week 1


Five quarterbacks were selected in the first round of the 2021 NFL Draft, and four of them (as of this writing) made their pro debuts in Week 1 of the 2021 season.

Trevor Lawrence of the Jacksonville Jaguars, Zach Wilson of the New York Jets, Trey Lance of the San Francisco 49ers, Mac Jones of the New England Patriots and Justin Fields of the Chicago Bears all threw their first pass Sunday.

The three who started -- Lawrence, Wilson and Jones -- all lost.

Patriots QB Mac Jones looks like the real deal despite Week 1 loss

Here's how each 2021 first-round rookie QB fared in his Week 1 debut.

Mac Jones, Patriots

Result: 17-16 loss vs. Dolphins

Stats: 29-for-39, 281 yards, one TD, zero INT


Jones' first touchdown pass went to Nelson Agholor shortly before halftime.

Jones' accuracy really showed on this third-down toss to James White.

Trevor Lawrence, Jaguars

Result: 37-21 loss at Texans

Stats: 28-for-51, 332 yards, three TD, three INT


Lawrence displayed some impressive accuracy on this long completion.

His first career touchdown pass came early in the second quarter.

Trey Lance, 49ers

Result: 41-33 win at Lions

Stats: 1-for-1, five yards, one TD, zero INTO


Lance's first touchdown pass came on the very first throw of his pro career. It was the only pass he threw the entire game. He also ran the ball three times for two yards.

Zach Wilson, Jets

Result: 19-14 loss at Panthers

Stats: 20-for-37, 258 yards, two TD, one INT


It took almost three quarters for Wilson to find the end zone for his first touchdown pass.

Wilson and Davis connected again late in the fourth quarter for New York's second touchdown.

Justin Fields, Bears

Result: 34-14 loss at Rams

Stats: 2-for-2, 10 yards, zero TD, zero INT; three rushing yards, one TD


Fields' first career touchdown came on a running play in the third quarter.

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