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Around the NFL: New England Patriots

The Patriots are bringing back Bill O’Brien to serve as their offensive coordinator. That looks like a good move. Matt Patricia seemed to be in over his head calling plays last year, with his background being on the defensive side of the ball.   more »

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Podcast: December 1 episode of the Fantasy Index Podcast

Ian Allan and Justin Eleff look back at Thanksgiving and two weeks of football, then look ahead to tonight's Bills-Patriots game. Sponsored by Footballguys.  more »

Scheduletron: Updated strength of schedule

The Patriots and Jets were a few seconds away from tying 3-3 in regulation on Sunday. I’m sure the last thing anyone wants to hear right now is any suggestion that anybody from either of those two teams should be used in a meaningful role in a fantasy lineup. That said, I notice that these two teams both have favorable upcoming schedules.   more »

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Ask the Experts: Who will be best of 1st- and 2nd-year QBs?

ASK THE EXPERTS appears weekly from training camp through the Super Bowl with answers to a new question being posted Thursday morning. How the guest experts responded when we asked them: Who will be best of the first- and second-year quarterbacks?  more »

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Oct
28

QB Jones to start for Patriots vs. Jets

New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick indicated on Thursday that quarterback MAC JONES will be the starter for Sunday’s game against the New York Jets. Belichick also noted that JonesMore it is starting now because he is fully healthy and that it does not have anything to do with rookie BAILEY ZAPPE’s performance. Less

Source: NBC Sports

Oct
27

Patriots QB Jones to start vs. Jets

New England Patriots quarterback MAC JONES took approximately 90% of the first-team snaps at Wednesday’s practice and is reportedly set to start on Sunday against the New York Jets. Jones wasMore pulled after three series in Monday night’s blowout loss to the Chicago Bears, with rookie quarterback BAILEY ZAPPE replacing him for the rest of the game. Meanwhile, fantasy owners listen to head coach Bill Belichick with one eyebrow raised as he insists there is no quarterback controversy in New England. Less

Source: ESPN.com

Oct
21

Patriots QB Jones expects to be ready for MNF

New England Patriots quarterback MAC JONES reportedly expects to be available for the team’s Monday Night Football game against the Chicago Bears. Jones has been inactive for the past three gamesMore while recovering from a high left ankle sprain. With veteran backup BRIAN HOYER on injured reserve, rookie signal caller BAILEY ZAPPE has done well enough as a starter to create a mini quarterback controversy. Despite Zappe’s solid play, Jones will likely resume his starting gig – possibly as soon as Monday night. Less

Source: ESPN.com

Oct
7

Patriots place veteran QB Hoyer on injured reserve

The New England Patriots placed veteran backup quarterback BRIAN HOYER on injured reserve with a concussion on Thursday, meaning that he will miss at least the next four games. With startingMore quarterback MAC JONES dealing with a high ankle sprain, it looks like Patriots rookie quarterback BAILEY ZAPPE could be making his first NFL start in Sunday’s game against the Detroit Lions. Less

Source: New England Sports Network

Oct
6

Patriots QB Jones limited, rookie QB to start vs. Lions?

New England starting quarterback MAC JONES (ankle) and backup quarterback BRIAN HOYER (concussion) both remain iffy for the Patriots upcoming game this Sunday against the Detroit Lions. If both signal-callers remainMore out, the Patriots are likely to start rookie quarterback BAILEY ZAPPE. Zappe is a fourth-round draft pick out of Western Kentucky. With minimal expectations, he helped the Patriots take the Green Bay Packers to overtime last weekend in relief of a concussed Hoyer. Less

Source: NFL.com

Sep
27

Patriots QB Jones expected to miss multiple games

New England Patriots quarterback MAC JONES is reportedly dealing with a severe high ankle sprain that could require surgery. Jones is reportedly expected to miss multiple games as the Patriots determineMore options and the best way to proceed. Veteran BRIAN HOYER is the Patriots’ top backup and fourth-round draft pick BAILEY ZAPPE has been the backup to the backup (third string). Less

Source: ESPN.com

Sep
26

Patriots QB Jones suffers ankle injury vs. Ravens

New England quarterback MAC JONES suffered an ankle injury in Sunday’s loss to the Baltimore Ravens. Jones was helped off the field without putting any weight on the leg and heMore reportedly was heard “screaming in pain”. X-rays on Jones’ ankle came back negative, but the Patriots will continue to evaluate him. Jones will reportedly need an MRI since the Patriots are concerned that he has a high ankle sprain, which wouldn’t show up on an X-ray. Stay tuned, fantasy owners. Less

Source: Boston Globe

Sep
13

Patriots QB Jones optimistic about back injury

New England quarterback MAC JONES said on Monday afternoon that he feels better after suffering a back injury in Sunday’s game against the Miami Dolphins. Jones had X-rays on his backMore that reportedly came back negative and it has been reported that he is dealing with back spasms. Jones said he expects to practice on Wednesday and go through his “normal routine” this week. While Jones is hopeful to play on Sunday against the Pittsburgh Steelers, backup quarterback BRIAN HOYER would likely be the next man up if Jones can’t play. Less

Source: New England Sports Network

Sep
12

Patriots QB Jones injures back in loss vs. Dolphins

New England Patriots quarterback MAC JONES injured his back during Sunday’s season opening loss to the Miami Dolphins, although it is unclear when Jones suffered the injury or what its extentMore is. X-rays reportedly came back negative, but Jones is expected to undergo further evaluation on his back when the team returns home. Stay tuned, fantasy owners. Less

Source: NFL.com

Jun
13

More deep throws coming for Patriots QB Jones?

New England quarterback MAC JONES seems to be focusing on the deep passing game thus far into the offseason, and he appears to be doing well with last week’s mandatory minicampMore now in the books. Some of Jones’ deep throws even sparked celebrations from the offense during minicamp. If the deep passing game continues to develop, the Patriots offense could become a more complete attack heading into the upcoming season. Less

Source: ESPN.com

Mailbag: June 7, 2022

Ian Allan answers your fantasy football questions. Special 2022 kickoff edition. Is Cooper Kupp a sell-high candidate? Lamb less than a lion around the end zone. Ranking the backup running backs. And more. more »

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