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New York Jets quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick, who underwent an MRI on Monday, was diagnosed with a sprained MCL in his left knee, a league source told ESPN’s Adam Schefter.

Jets coach Todd Bowles said after Sunday’s 27-23 loss to the Miami Dolphins that Fitzpatrick, despite a two-interception performance, will start against the Los Angeles Rams.

But Fitzpatrick’s injury, although not considered serious, could impact that decision. Bowles may wait until later in the week before declaring a starter. If he’s not satisfied with Fitzpatrick’s condition, he could give second-year quarterback Bryce Petty his first start.

Bowles will address the media at 3:30 p.m. ET on Monday.

Petty replaced Fitzpatrick for four snaps on Sunday, completing both pass attempts and finishing off a field-goal drive. It was his first regular-season action.

Fitzpatrick, who has thrown a league-leading 13 interceptions this season, was injured when defensive lineman Jordan Phillips rolled into his left knee. He was examined on the sideline and returned for the next series.

Fans of the last-place Jets (3-6) are clamoring for Petty, but Bowles gave Fitzpatrick an unequivocal vote of confidence after the game.

Bowles hinted earlier in the season that he may turn to Petty at some point, but it’s believed that he wants to reevaluate during their Week 11 bye.

The Jets don’t have an experienced backup, as Geno Smith suffered a season-ending knee injury two weeks ago. The only quarterbacks on the bench are Petty and rookie Christian Hackenberg, who has yet to dress for a game.