New Jaguars QB Gardner Minshew says Nick Foles is like a 'big brother'

Gardner Minshew, his mustache and his headband have been thrown into the national spotlight this NFL season. 

Minshew took over the starting quarterback role for the Jacksonville Jaguars after Nick Foles went down with a broken clavicle in Week 1. Foles, who was acquired over the offseason after spending two seasons and winning a Super Bowl with the Philadelphia Eagles, is expected to be out until at least Week 11

If Minshew's performance in Week 3 is any indication of what he's truly capable of, that won't be a problem for the Jaguars. 

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The 23-year-old quarterback gave credit where credit was due after Jacksonville's 20-7 victory over the Tennessee Titans on Thursday, explaining how his relationship with Foles has helped him to grow. 

"As good of a football player as he is, he's a better person," Minshew said of Foles. "One of the best people I've been around. He's really put his arm around me, been a big brother to me. It's awesome."

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JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA - SEPTEMBER 19: Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Gardner Minshew II 15 after defeating the Tennessee Titans at TIAA Bank Field on September 19, 2019 in Jacksonville, Florida. (Photo by Harry Aaron/Getty Images)
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JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA - SEPTEMBER 19: Gardner Minshew #15 of the Jacksonville Jaguars throws a pass during the third quarter of a game against the Tennessee Titans at TIAA Bank Field on September 19, 2019 in Jacksonville, Florida. (Photo by James Gilbert/Getty Images)
Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Gardner Minshew II throws a pass during an NFL football practice at the teams training facility, Friday, July 26, 2019, in Jacksonville, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)
Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Gardner Minshew (15) throws a pass during an NFL football game against the Kansas City Chiefs, Sunday, Sept. 8, 2019, in Jacksonville, Fla. The Chiefs defeated the Jaguars 40-26. (AP Photo/Perry Knotts)
Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Gardner Minshew (15) and offensive tackle Leonard Wester (61) head to the bench after Minshew was sacked by Baltimore Ravens inside linebacker Kenny Young during the first half of an NFL football preseason game Thursday, Aug. 8, 2019, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Gail Burton)
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Minshew was 20-30 with 204 yards, two touchdowns and no interceptions on Thursday. So far, no rookie quarterback in NFL history has gotten off to a better start through three games. 

Watch the video above for more of the young quarterback's postgame comments. 

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