July 16, 2024

Patriots

One dual-threat QB from Louisville is supporting one other.

Malik Cunningham impressed in his Patriots debut. Omar Rawlings/Getty Photos

Malik Cunningham garnered loads of reward after his robust NFL debut, together with a ringing endorsement from Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson.

Jackson supported his fellow College of Louisville dual-threat QB and former teammate by commenting: “QB1” on Cunningham’s Instagram publish.

He additionally quote-tweeted a spotlight that confirmed Cunningham wreaking havoc towards the Houston Texans and wrote: “Broski” with gasoline emojis.

Cunningham seems to be in a battle for the No. 3 spot with Hint McSorley, behind Mac Jones and Bailey Zappe.

If Thursday evening is an indication of issues to return, although, there’s an opportunity he might earn some situational alternatives shifting ahead. Cunningham completed 3-of-4 for 19 yards within the air and added 5 carries for 34 yards and New England’s lone landing of the sport in a 20-9 loss.

“He did a pleasant job, confirmed some poise on the market, some toughness, moved the workforce,” head coach Invoice Belichick mentioned.

It’s probably Cunningham will get extra of a glance within the preseason video games to return. The undrafted rookie can also be seeing time at huge receiver.