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Tagged: Mac Jones (24 Results)

Sep
28

Patriots RB White out indefinitely with hip injury

New England Patriots veteran running back JAMES WHITE suffered a hip subluxation in Sunday’s game against New Orleans and will be out of action indefinitely due to the injury. White isMore New England’s top pass-catching running back and their top pass protector, in addition to being an important veteran presence for rookie quarterback MAC JONES. Veteran special teamer BRANDON BOLDEN saw the largest uptick in playing time in White’s absence, a trend that could continue in the weeks ahead. Less

Source: New England Sports Network

Factoid: Young Guns

Trevor Lawrence, Mac Jones and Zach Wilson are slated to make their pro debuts this week. Is there any wisdom in immediately tossing them into a fantasy lineup? Or is the smarter play to use defenses playing against quarterbacks with no pro experience?  more »

Sep
8

Patriots TE Henry expects to play Sunday

New England Patriots tight end HUNTER HENRY expects to be ready to play in Sunday’s season opening game against the Miami Dolphins. Henry has been practicing and is looking forward toMore playing with first-round rookie quarterback MAC JONES and fellow tight end JONNU SMITH. Henry and Smith are expected to be a focal point of the Patriots offense heading into the upcoming season. Less

Source: Boston Herald

Sep
1

Patriots release Cam Newton, Jones era begins

The New England Patriots released veteran quarterback CAM NEWTON on Tuesday as the MAC JONES era officially begins to start the 2021 season. Newton started all three preseason games and tookMore first team reps in practice throughout camp, but Jones showed consistent improvement over the course of his first NFL summer. Jones, the 15th overall pick in the 2021 NFL Draft, will now start for the Patriots against the Miami Dolphins in Week #1. Less

Source: New England Sports Network

Around the NFL: Green light for Jones

The Patriots uncorked the first big move of the roster cutdowns, releasing Cam Newton. Mac Jones played well enough in the preseason that it was pretty clear he’d be taking over sooner rather than later, but now Jones can be evaluated on equal footing with the other quarterbacks. Barring injury, he’ll play 17 games.  more »

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Factoid: First-round quarterbacks

Trey Lance. Justin Fields. Mac Jones. With each passing day, it becomes more apparent that these guys, like Trevor Lawrence and Zach Wilson, are going to start this season, and maybe as soon as Week 1. It's a story that we've seen time and time again with first-round quarterbacks.   more »

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Aug
24

Patriots QB Newton to miss practices due to Covid protocol “misunderstanding”

The New England Patriots announced on Monday that quarterback CAM NEWTON will be prohibited from entering the team’s facilities and participating in practices until Thursday because of a “misunderstanding” regarding offsite Covid-19 tests. With Newton out, the majority of practice reps will go to rookie quarterback MAC JONES.

Source: Boston Globe

Around the NFL: Cam Newton

Cam Newton won’t return to practice until Thursday, perhaps giving Mac Jones a better opportunity to be a starting quarterback on opening day. Newton violated the league’s COVID protocols for daily testing for unvaccinated players.  more »

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Aug
20

Newton, Jones star for Patriots on Thursday night

New England quarterbacks CAM NEWTON and MAC JONES both looked good in Thursday night’s rout of the Philadelphia Eagles, with Newton likely tightening his grasp on the staring job. Newton reboundedMore from a sluggish preseason opener. Jones was also sharp, showing poise in the pocket and a good command of the offense. Less

Source: ESPN.com

Around the NFL: Cam Newton

Watching the New England versus Washington preseason football game last night, I started to think the Cam Newton era is probably just about over. The Patriots drafted Mac Jones in the first round in April, so he'll be starting as soon as he gives the team a better chance to win. That time might already be here.   more »

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Aug
2

Patriots QB Newton “still the starter”

New England coach Bill Belichick reiterated over the weekend that veteran CAM NEWTON remains the Patriots starting quarterback. Newton has started all team periods through four training camp practices, with rookieMore quarterback MAC JONES following. Newton said he’s felt like he’s been battling for his spot since he arrived in New England, adding that the competition is “the underlying Patriot Way”. Less

Source: Boston Globe

Jun
7

Newton has bone bruise, Stidham looking good

New England quarterback CAM NEWTON suffered a minor bone bruise in his finger last week that has kept him out of recent OTA sessions. With Newton sidelined, fellow quarterbacks MAC JONESMore and JARRETT STIDHAM have gotten extra practice time. Stidham has reportedly been impressive with his extra reps, while Jones has struggled. Less

Source: NBC Sports

Around the NFL: Mac Jones

So Cam Newton injured his throwing hand on a teammate's helmet at OTAs yesterday. There was a small degree of intrigue -- would this launch the Mac Jones Era? -- but updated reports have it as a minor bone bruise. Newton should be fine; more reps for Jones at these early practices, but that's it.   more »

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May
20

Patriots re-signing veteran QB Hoyer

The New England Patriots are expected to re-sign quarterback BRIAN HOYER for a fourth tour of duty with the team. Hoyer is an 11-year veteran and respected locker room leader. HoyerMore will join CAM NEWTON, JARRETT STIDHAM, and rookie MAC JONES in the quarterback room – making it highly unlikely that he will be of value to fantasy teams this season. Less

Source: Boston Globe

May
6

HC Rhule believes in new Panthers QB Darnold

Carolina Panthers head coach Matt Rhule said this week that he is confident in where new quarterback SAM DARNOLD can take his team. The Panthers drafted cornerback JAYCEE HORN with the eighth overall pick of the 2021 NFL Draft, while both JUSTIN FIELDS and MAC JONES were still available.

Source: NFL.com

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