There are 10 rookie NFL quarterbacks in 2021. Here's who played and how they did in Week 12

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Ten quarterbacks were taken in the 2021 NFL Draft.

Five were first rounders.

Three of those five first rounders saw action in Week 12 Sunday. Zach Wilson returned from a knee injury to rush for a touchdown in a Jets win.

Kyle Trask, Kellen Mond and Ian Book are the only three rookies to not see action this year.

Here's a look at the 10 rookie QBs and how the ones who played fared.

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Trevor Lawrence, Jacksonville Jaguars

Clemson | Round 1, Pick 1

After throwing an interception on the second series of the game for the Jaguars, Lawrence played better the rest of the way. Unfortunately for the Jags, the interception, coupled with a James Robinson fumble, left the team in a 14-0 hole. They had a chance to tie it late, but lost 21-14 to the Atlanta Falcons.

Lawrence finished 23-for-42 for 228 yards, one touchdown and one interception. He also had 39 rushing yards.

FILE - New York Jets quarterback Zach Wilson passes during the first half of an NFL football game against the Tennessee Titans, Sunday, Oct. 3, 2021, in East Rutherford. Zach Wilson will return as the New York Jets' starting quarterback Sunday, Nov. 28, 2021 against the Texans in Houston, according to a person with direct knowledge of the decision.(AP Photo/Bill Kostroun, File)
FILE - New York Jets quarterback Zach Wilson passes during the first half of an NFL football game against the Tennessee Titans, Sunday, Oct. 3, 2021, in East Rutherford. Zach Wilson will return as the New York Jets' starting quarterback Sunday, Nov. 28, 2021 against the Texans in Houston, according to a person with direct knowledge of the decision.(AP Photo/Bill Kostroun, File)

Zach Wilson, New York Jets

BYU | Round 1, Pick 2

Wilson made his return from a knee injury that saw him miss four games, and after throwing an interception on the Jets' second series, he righted the ship to rally New York to a 21-14 victory.

He was less than stellar — finishing 14-for-24 for 145 yards and an interception with a QBR of 9.8. However, he did just enough, including rushing for a touchdown, and was aided by a defensive effort that saw the Jets shut out the Texans in the second half.

Meanwhile, after trailing 14-3 in the second quarter, the Jets scored and added a two-point conversion just before the break to trail 14-11. Wilson't 4-yard rushing score to open the second half put the Jets ahead for good.

Trey Lance, San Francisco 49ers

NDSU | Round 1, Pick 3

Lance did not play. Starter Jimmy Garoppolo led the 49ers to a 34-26 win over the Minnesota Vikings. He was 17-for-26 for 230 yards, 1 touchdown and 1 interception.

Lance has not seen significant playing time since Oct. 10. Since then, he's appeared in one game — on Nov. 21 against Jacksonville — where he saw action on three plays.

The NFL Network is reporting the 49ers plan to trade Garoppolo in the offseason and start off 2022 with Lance.

Justin Fields, Chicago Bears

Ohio State | Round 1, Pick 11

Fields did not play on Thanksgiving as he heals from bruised ribs.

Andy Dalton played well in his place, going 24-for-39 for 317 yards, 1 touchdown and 1 interception. The Bears defeated the Detroit Lions 16-14, snapping a five-game losing streak.

Mac Jones, New England Patriots

Alabama | Round 1, Pick 15

Jones is good. The Patriots' defense is better.

Jones threw for a career-high 310 yards with two touchdowns and no interceptions as the Patriots steamrolled the Tennessee Titans 36-13.

The defense recovered three fumbles and had an interception, and kicker Nick Folk booted five field goals.

The Patriots improved to 8-4 and lead the AFC East.

Kyle Trask, Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Florida | Round 2, Pick 64

Trask continues to await his NFL debut as Tom Brady continues to be ageless and win games. Trask is still listed at No. 3 on the depth chart, also behind Blaine Gabbert.

Kellen Mond, Minnesota Vikings

Texas A&M | Round 3, Pick 66

Mond also is awaiting his NFL debut as he is listed No. 3 on the Vikings depth chart, behind Kirk Cousins and Sean Mannion.

Davis Mills, Houston Texans

Stanford | Round 3, Pick 67

Mills has not played since Oct. 31 with the return of Tyrod Taylor.

Taylor hasn't been very effective since returning, throwing for 158 yards, 2 touchdowns and an interception in a 21-14 loss to the New York Jets.

Ian Book, New Orleans Saints

Notre Dame | Round 4, Pick 133

Book also is awaiting his NFL debut as he is listed No. 3 on the Saints depth chart, behind Trevor Siemian and Taysom Hill.

Sam Ehlinger, Indianapolis Colts

Texas | Round 6, Pick 218

Ehlinger did not play as the Colts lost 38-31 to the Buccaneers. He is second on the depth chart behind Carson Wentz.

This article originally appeared on Florida Times-Union: 3 NFL rookie QBs played in Week 12 of the 2021 season. Here's how they did.

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