Results are in on Jimmy Garoppolo's shoulder injury, and it's not good


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After shredding the Miami Dolphins for three touchdowns and over 200 yards passing, New England Patriots quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo got slammed into the ground directly on his shoulder.

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He was immediately taken out of the game and replaced by rookie third-round pick Jacoby Brissett. After undergoing a series of tests, the news couldn't be much worse for New England, which has a short week and a matchup against the Houston Texans Thursday night:

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With Tom Brady only midway through his suspension, the Patriots will need another quarterback under center for at least the next two weeks.

Brissett completed 6 of 9 passes for 92 yards. Even if New England rolls with the rookie for the next two weeks, they'll need another body in reserve just in case.