Mike White injury update: Jets QB leaves game with forearm injury, is questionable to return vs. Colts



After taking the NFL world by storm in his first start last week, Jets quarterback Mike White’s second start didn’t go quite as well.

White, who led the Jets to a 34-31 upset of the Bengals in Week 8, left his Week 9 start against the Colts at the end of the first quarter Thursday. According to the Fox broadcast, White suffered an injury to his throwing arm. 

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White was replaced by Josh Johnson to start the Jets’ first drive of the second quarter. Johnson saw limited action last week, with 2-for-4 passing for 17 yards. Prior to this year, Johnson hadn’t played in the NFL since 2018.

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The Jets announced early in the second quarter that White was questionable to return with a right forearm injury. 

Prior to leaving the game, White was 7 for 11 for 95 yards and a touchdown, his fifth of the year.


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