Trevor Tracker: Analysts assess Jaguars QB Trevor Lawrence's home debut vs. Broncos

Florida Times-Union

On Sunday afternoon, Trevor Lawrence's NFL career finally got its first snap in Jacksonville.

The rookie quarterback from Clemson, the Jacksonville Jaguars' No. 1 overall choice in the 2021 NFL Draft, made his home NFL debut at TIAA Bank Field on Sunday afternoon against the Denver Broncos.

After his opening-day loss to the AFC South rival Houston Texans, this game was Lawrence's chance to display his talents in front of the home crowd in the Sunshine State — but it ended a lot like the first game, a 23-13 loss to Denver.

What are the experts saying about Lawrence's day-one performance on the First Coast? Find out in the Times-Union's second Trevor Tracker of 2021.

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Here's what analysts around the game were saying about the rookie.

It all started so well, with a near-flawless first drive and a touchdown strike to Marvin Jones.

Comparing Trevor Lawrence to fellow rookie Mac Jones

As Lawrence's struggles mounted during the afternoon, though, inevitable comparisons started to surface — particularly with a 2-0 rookie, Patriots QB Mac Jones from The Bolles School.

At least he wasn't Zach Wilson

Five picks in two games isn't ideal for Lawrence. But at least he's in good company in that category: