Mac Jones RUMORS & NEWS

  • Cam Newton out: Mac Jones struggled and Jarrett Stidham performed well

    Pro Football Talk "New England’s rookie quarterback had been winning widespread praise. Until he wasn’t. According to Mike Reiss of ESPN.com, former Alabama quarterback Mac Jones struggled after replacing Cam Newton as the top quarterback during Friday’s 11-on-11..." June 06

  • Mac Jones’ Physical Traits Questioned at OTAs

    Heavy "The New England Patriots‘ Mac Jones was listed at 6’3″ through college, and on Patriots.com, but that doesn’t look to be the case when you see him compared to the team’s other quarterbacks. NBC Sports Boston’s Tom..." June 01

  • New England Patriots reporter details when Mac Jones could start in 2021

    Sportsnaut "The New England Patriots will likely take the field in Week 1 with Cam Newton as the starting quarterback. But as training camp draws closer, fans in Foxborough are even more excited about Mac Jones and counting down the days until he takes over. New..." May 30

  • Mac Jones Makes Surprising Appearance on Patriots Depth Chart

    Heavy "The 2021 New England Patriots starting quarterback will be Cam Newton, at least at the beginning of the season. How long will that remain? It could be for the entirety of the season, but head coach Bill Belichick has seemingly placed rookie Mac..." May 29

  • Patriots’ Joe Cardona Reveals Funny First Interaction With QB Mac Jones

    Heavy "“Change is natural in the NFL.” Change, also, has been just about the only constant for the New England Patriots and their fans since Tom Brady’s departure to Tampa Bay last March. This offseason’s infusion of free agent talent and incoming 2021 draft..." May 28

  • Mac Jones already poised to beat out Cam Newton?

    Larry Brown Sports "Bill Belichick has made it clear that Cam Newton remains the New England Patriots’ starting quarterback even after they drafted Mac Jones. That is easy for the coach to say months before the start of the season, but it is fair to wonder how long he can stick to it. Karen..." May 28

  • Patriots rookie quarterback Mac Jones is already receiving positive reviews

    Providence Journal "The Patriots have had their first two practices of 2021 on Monday and Tuesday. With no media availability until Thursday, it’s unknown how the team looks and what’s going on during the OTAs. So far, the only sneak peek we’ve received was a photo gallery on..." May 26

  • Julian Edelman: Mac Jones is going to have a lot of pressure

    WEEI Boston "One of the biggest storylines with the Patriots this summer leading into Week 1 of the regular season will be the quarterback position and who will win the starting job -- Cam Newton or Mac Jones. The recently retired Julian Edelman gave some insight into what to expect, especially..." May 21

  • Former NFL QB Has Perfect Advice for Mac Jones and Cam Newton

    Heavy "The New England Patriots have an intriguing quarterback situation. Cam Newton and Mac Jones are at two very different places in their careers, and former NFL quarterback Chad Pennington had some sage advice for both men. Pennington, a former New York Jets and Miami Dolphins..." May 15

  • Bill Belichick 'Bullish' on Cam Newton; Likely to Start Until Mac Jones 'Undeniable'

    Bleacher Report "The Mac Jones era in New England reportedly may not start as soon as some assumed after the Patriots selected him with the No. 15 overall pick in the 2021 NFL draft. Appearing on Saturday's edition of SportsCenter, ESPN's Jeremy Fowler said Patriots head coach Bill..." May 15

  • 3 reasons why Mac Jones should be New England Patriots Week 1 starter

    Sportsnaut "The New England Patriots sat back late last month and saw former Alabama quarterback Mac Jones fall to them with the 15th pick in the 2021 NFL Draft. Leading up to the annual event, rumors persisted that the Patriots were attempting to move into the top 10 for..." May 10

  • The Patriots Should Not Start Mac Jones Over Cam Newton

    The Big Lead "The New England Patriots stood pat during the 2021 NFL Draft and ended up with Alabama QB Mac Jones with the No. 15 overall slot. Jones was projected to go as high as No. 3 during pre-draft coverage but ended up sliding after the Niners took Trey Lance instead. He is..." May 04

  • Kyle Shanahan explains why the 49ers picked Trey Lance and not Mac Jones in 2021 NFL Draft

    Sporting News "The 49ers may have struck gold without realizing it.  San Francisco traded up to the No. 3 overall pick on March 26, leaving no room for doubt that the team was opting to select a passer at that spot in the 2021 NFL Draft. While early rumors and conjecture speculated..." May 04

  • Saints tried to trade above Patriots to draft Mac Jones

    Yardbarker "The New England Patriots didn't need to trade up for one of the top five quarterbacks in this year's draft after Mac Jones fell to them at No. 15. In fact, Bill Belichick reportedly wasn't even willing to move up to select the former Alabama..." May 04

  • Is Bill Belichick Really Going to Spend His Golden Years Depending on Mac Jones?

    The Big Lead "Bill Belichick discovered last year what he always must have known deep down. That life without Tom Brady is pretty miserable compared to life with the perennial Super Bowl champion. The New England Patriots were dealt a bad hand last year and still managed to post a..." May 01

  • Mac Jones: 'I really wanted to go to the Patriots all along'

    Mass Live "Heading into the NFL Draft, Mac Jones was widely projected to wind up in San Francisco. When the 49ers threw a curveball and took Trey Lance with the third overall pick, Jones wound up falling another 12 spots and landing in New England’s lap at No. 15..." April 30

  • Patriots draft Mac Jones, but Bill Belichick says Cam Newton 'is our QB'

    MSN.com "The New England Patriots now have a quarterback room featuring one player from Alabama and two from Auburn. That should make for some interesting conversations about one of college football's greatest rivalries when players return to Gillette Stadium for offseason..." April 30

  • Mac Jones once had legendary trash talk for Nick Saban in practice

    Yardbarker "Mac Jones showed tremendous patience at Alabama when he waited for his opportunity behind both Jalen Hurts and Tua Tagovailoa, but sitting on the bench for two years certainly didn’t shake his confidence. Jones was so confident in his abilities, in fact, that he even talked trash to Nick..." March 28

  • Who will be the Mac Jones of the 2021 college football season?

    ESPN "I express a lot of opinions on the internet, which inevitably means that I'm wrong on the internet quite a bit. (Anyone who read my 20th-century quarterback rankings piece recently and isn't an Oklahoma fan probably agrees with this.) However, sometimes I'm..." March 04

  • Mac Jones hurts ankle, may not play in Senior Bowl

    Yahoo! Sports "NFL teams scouting Alabama quarterback Mac Jones may not get to use the Senior Bowl as a data point. Jones took part in practices for the game this week and remains in Mobile, but he is not sure if he will be able to play on Saturday. He injured his left ankle on Thursday..." January 29

  • Mac Jones’ Girlfriend Had A Great Time Celebrating The Crimson Tides’ National Title Win

    Total Pro Sports "Sophie Scott had a front row seat to watch her boyfriend Mac Jones’ memorable night. Scott, the girlfriend of Alabama quarterback Jones, documented the experienced on her Instagram story as she shared clips from the Crimson Tide’s national title win Monday over Ohio..." January 12

  • Mac Jones Says Alabama Is 'Best Team to Ever Play' After National Championship Win

    SI "After beating Ohio State 52–24 to capture a national championship win, Alabama quarterback Mac Jones didn't mince words about where he thinks his team stacks up all-time. "I think we're the best team to ever play," Jones said, via Yahoo Sports...." January 12

  • In taking Tide to title, Mac Jones put together greatest season by any Alabama quarterback

    USA Today "He wasn’t as familiar as AJ McCarron, as popular as Jalen Hurts or as flashy as Tua Tagovailoa. In many ways, Mac Jones began the 2020 season as the archetype of so many forgettable Alabama quarterbacks whose existence was defined by simply not messing up.   Jones..." January 12

  • How Alabama's Mac Jones went from Tua Tagovailoa's backup to Heisman Trophy finalist

    Sporting News "Mac Jones had massive shoes to fill in Tuscaloosa. Alabama program great Tua Tagovailoa was gone for the NFL, and stepping in would be the career backup quarterback, Jones. The consensus was straightforward: Jones was no Tagovailoa, and he might not even be a Jalen..." January 01

  • Alabama's Mac Jones, DeVonta Smith lead USA TODAY Sports' 2020 All-America teams

    USA Today "Alabama quarterback Mac Jones and wide receiver DeVonta Smith were the easiest picks for the USA TODAY Sports 2020 All-America teams, which include 14 players from the four teams selected for this year's College Football Playoff. No team had more selections than Alabama,..." December 23

  • The case for and against each 2020 Heisman candidate, from DeVonta Smith to Trevor Lawrence

    Sporting News "The 2020 Heisman Trophy race is one of the most-unique campaigns of all time given the backdrop of the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States.   One candidate missed two games after testing positive for COVID-19. One team has three candidates that could finish in..." December 22

  • Alabama's Mac Jones gets to tell Tim Tebow that the Florida quarterback was his role model

    USA Today "After Alabama's 52-46 win against Florida in Saturday's Southeastern Conference championship game, Crimson Tide quarterback Mac Jones went on SEC Network and was interviewed by Tim Tebow.  Jones and Tebow are both from Jacksonville, Florida, and Tebow..." December 20