He completed five of seven passes, including two to Chris Hogan and a 16-yarder over the middle, threaded through two Chicago defenders, to A.J. Derby for the touchdown – Garoppolo’s first TD pass of the preseason – with 17 seconds left. interview skills word searchAnd he found Hogan again along the goal line for the two-point conversion and a 17-11 halftime lead. At the break, Garoppolo had completed 12 of 16 passes for 123 yards and a TD, for a 117.4 passer rating, and his night was not yet over. He engineered another scoring drive of 64 yards in nine plays, completing four of five passes – admittedly, against a reserve-laden Chicago defense – leading to Gostkowski’s 29-yard field goal with 10:40 left in the third quarter. With Jacoby Brissett taking over for the second series, Garoppolo checked in at 16-21, 181 yards and one TD, 12 of the completions going for first downs, with no interceptions. phases of medical interview“I think Jimmy’s been pretty consistent through camp,” Belichick said. “He’s been taking care of the football and making the most of his opportunities.” Brissett finished 9-13 for 87 yards, and was sacked three times for 9 yards. His best possession was his first, completing four of five throws for 50 yards leading to a 44-yard field goal by Gostkowski with 5:56 left in the quarter.
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