Jets quarterback Trevor Siemian is out for the rest of the season with an ankle injury, and Luke Falk will be New York’s starter until Sam Darnold returns from illness.
Coach Adam Gase says Tuesday an MRI on Siemian’s left ankle revealed ligament damage that will require surgery.
Siemian was injured in the second quarter of the Jets’ 23-3 loss to the Cleveland Browns on Monday night when he threw a long incomplete pass to Ryan Griffin and Cleveland’s Myles Garrett slammed into him and fell on top of him — and the Browns defensive end was penalized for roughing the passer. Siemian was on crutches and in a walking boot after the game.
Falk replaced him and was 20 of 25 for 198 yards in his NFL debut. He will make his first start Sunday at New England.
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