• Devin McCourty: Some Patriots players wanted Bailey Zappe, some wanted Mac Jones

    The Comeback "It’s no secret to most people who watched the New England Patriots this year that the team was a little disjointed on offense, and that was particularly evident by the fact that the team switched quarterback several times between Mac Jones and Bailey Zappe. But what might shock some..." March 21

  • AFC Team Could “Try To Acquire Mac Jones From The Patriots,” According To NFL Insider

    Total Pro Sports "Baltimore Ravens’ star quarterback Lamar Jackson and Green Bay Packers’ franchise legend Aaron Rodgers headline the group of quarterbacks who could switch homes this offseason. Jackson’s rookie contract is up, and he’s in need of a new deal with free..." March 06

  • What I’m hearing about Mac Jones, Baker Mayfield’s options and a Jalen Ramsey trade

    The Athletic "This is shaping up as a career-defining year for Patriots quarterback Mac Jones. The 2021 first-round pick is still expected to be the team’s starter next season, with multiple people involved in the situation who were not authorized to speak publicly calling it..." March 03

  • Bryce Young reveals how Alabama football connection to Mac Jones helped him

    Clutch Points "Even though they haven’t played together in a couple of years, Bryce Young is still learning from fellow Alabama Football legend Mac Jones. Young, who is widely considered to be the top quarterback prospect in the 2023 NFL Draft, shared Friday at..." March 03

  • Patriots coaches were ‘instructed not to be too hard’ on Mac Jones

    USA Today "A tumultuous 2022 season sputtered to an ugly end with the New England Patriots getting knocked out of playoff contention for the second time in three years. Quarterback Mac Jones and the offense have headlined the discussion heading into an offseason of uncertainty. There have been..." February 28

  • Devin McCourty on Mac Jones: I think he’s the future of New England

    Pats Pulpit "A lot of the blame for the New England Patriots’ offensive struggles in 2022 fell on the coaching staff. However, quarterback Mac Jones also received his fair share of criticism — so much so that his status as the future of the franchise is now being questioned on Boston sports..." February 27

  • The Robert Kraft reason why Patriots are unlikely to move on from Mac Jones

    Clutch Points "The New England Patriots offseason has already been filled with drama surrounding quarterback Mac Jones. But with Jones having a big supporter in Robert Kraft, his future in New England seems a bit more secure. While Jones struggled in 2022, he was a Pro..." February 22

  • 4 logical landing spots if Patriots trade QB Mac Jones

    Sportsnaut "A new report suggests the New England Patriots would be open to the idea of trading quarterback Mac Jones, and there are sure to be some teams around the league interested in the one-time college football national champion. This past season was a very rocky one for Mac..." February 20

  • Why Patriots would listen if Raiders made Mac Jones trade offer

    Clutch Points "After making the Pro Bowl as a rookie, New England Patriots quarterback Mac Jones has a rather underwhelming sophomore season. If the Las Vegas Raiders were to make a trade offer for Jones, one NFL analyst believes Bill Belichick and the Patriots might..." February 16

  • Mac Jones was in Bill Belichick’s doghouse for 1 reason?

    Larry Brown Sports "The New England Patriots went 8-9 this season and had a tumultuous year full of drama. They had a quarterback controversy, offensive struggles, and constant questions about their coaching. Apparently there was also something Mac Jones did that didn’t sit well with Bill..." February 09

  • Matthew Judon: We’ve got a great deal of confidence in Mac Jones

    Pro Football Talk "It’s not a mystery why the Patriots went 8-9 and missed the playoffs. While they ranked eighth in total defense and 11th in scoring defense, the Patriots were only 26th in total offense and 17th in scoring offense. Patriots linebacker Matthew Judon said there was never..." February 05

  • Mac Jones makes major move against Bill Belichick "New England Patriots quarterback Mac Jones attempted to go behind the back of head coach Bill Belichick to fix the team’s woeful offense, according to NBC Sports and Pro Football Talk analyst Chris Simms. Mike Florio, who hosted the segment, said..." January 13

  • Bill Belichick has noteworthy response to question about Mac Jones’ future

    Larry Brown Sports "The New England Patriots are expected to make some significant changes heading into the 2023 season, and many are wondering if one of them could come at the quarterback position. Bill Belichick is not exactly ruling it out, at least publicly. Belichick spoke with reporters on Monday..." January 09

  • Patriots QB Mac Jones fined for two separate incidents against Bengals

    SI "Mac Jones got served a pair of fines for separate hits in last week's 22-18 loss to the Bengals. One came for his low block on Eli Apple with around six minutes left in the game and the other for a hit on BJ Hill following Rhamondre Stevenson's fumble. The Apple..." December 31

  • Mac Jones on “dirty player” narrative: “Everybody has an opinion”

    Larry Brown Sports "New England Patriots quarterback Mac Jones is facing a new wave of accusations about dirty play, and his response is probably not going to do much to quiet them. Jones has been criticized this week for a questionable play against Cincinnati Bengals defensive back Eli..." December 29

  • NFL will fine Mac Jones $11,139 for low block on Eli Apple

    CBS Sports "The Cincinnati Bengals defeated the New England Patriots, 22-18, at Gillette Stadium on Christmas Eve. After the win, Bengals cornerback Eli Apple called out Patriots quarterback Mac Jones for what he felt was a "dirty play." Now, Jones is reportedly..." December 27

  • Patriots QB Mac Jones explains low hit on Bengals' Eli Apple

    ESPN "New England Patriots quarterback Mac Jones responded to Cincinnati Bengals cornerback Eli Apple calling him out for what he felt was a dirty play in Saturday's game, saying there were no bad intentions. The NFL is reviewing the play, per a..." December 26

  • Vince Wilfork says he's 'tired' of seeing Mac Jones 'throw a fit' every week

    CBS Sports "Throughout the course of the season, New England Patriots quarterback Mac Jones has made his frustrations more apparent with each passing week. Despite the team's offensive shortcomings, former Patriots defensive lineman Vince Wilfork says Jones must do a..." December 23

  • Mac Jones needs to quit whining and play like Patriots’ QB of the future

    The Athletic "Mac Jones is going to be a fine NFL quarterback. Begin there. He’s going to be fine. Got that? He’ll gain experience, and with experience will come a greater degree of confidence. Who knows, he may even be partnered with an offensive..." December 22

  • Julian Edelman: If Mac Jones Can Make Pissy Faces He Can Tackle Chandler Jones

    The Big Lead "What's Going On With New York Basketball? | Bet & Breakfast Pause Next video 0:07 / 4:26 Full-screen The lowlight of Mac Jones' football life happened on Sunday. After Chandler Jones intercepted a very ill-advised Hail Mary..." December 22

  • Patriots coach Bill Belichick leaves door open for more Mac Jones questions

    Clutch Points "The last time the New England Patriots suffered an embarrassing loss in the week prior to facing the Cincinnati Bengals, Bill Belichick dropped a catchphrase for the ages. Belichick didn’t provide another “We’re on to Cincinnati” moment on Wednesday,..." December 21

  • Trent Brown ‘likes’ anti-Mac Jones social media post

    Larry Brown Sports "New England Patriots quarterback Mac Jones has taken a big step back in his second NFL season, and one of the men who is tasked with protecting him may have lost faith in the former first-round pick. Patriots offensive tackle Trent Brown had some interesting social media activity on..." December 20

  • Mac Jones second guesses Bill Belichick’s call that Hail Mary would’ve been ‘too far’

    Audacy "Mac Jones thinks he has the arm strength needed to complete a 55-yard Hail Mary if necessary. The Patriots didn’t think it was necessary Sunday. That decision proved ill-fated. Tied at 24 on the final play of the fourth quarter, the Patriots decided to hand the ball..." December 20

  • Mac Jones and Patriots' Offensive Approach is Going to Ruin Playoff Dreams

    Bleacher Report "In the offensive-driven NFL, the New England Patriots are trying to win the hard way. Monday's 27-13 victory over the Kyler Murray-less Arizona Cardinals is a positive step for New England after losing its previous two games against superior competition. But a 7-6 record and..." December 13

  • Vanilla Patriots leading Mac Jones to irrelevancy

    The Score "It's make-or-break time for the Patriots, but the bigger story to me is at quarterback. Is Bill Belichick fully invested in Mac Jones? Does the organization believe he's the long-term solution? Jones' hallmark traits will always be his command, accuracy, and..." December 07

  • Don't Blame Mac Jones: Loss to Bills Exposes Lack of Spark in Patriots Offense

    Bleacher Report "A little over a week ago, the New England Patriots were winners of three straight. They suffered a narrow loss to the Minnesota Vikings on Thanksgiving, but even then, the 6-5 Patriots felt like a team that could threaten in the postseason. After Thursday night's 24-10 loss to the..." December 02

  • Patriots' Mac Jones: 'Let emotions get to me' in loss to Bills

    ESPN " New England Patriots quarterback Mac Jones' frustration boiled over on the sideline during Thursday night's 24-10 loss to the Buffalo Bills, but he said it wasn't directed at anyone specifically. The Prime Video broadcast showed Jones at one point as..." December 02

  • Mac Jones screams on Patriots sideline during loss to Bills, appears to criticize play-calling

    CBS Sports "The New England Patriots suffered a brutal defeat at the hands of the rival Buffalo Bills on Thursday night, as Josh Allen and Stefon Diggs coasted to a 24-10 victory. The Patriots scored the first touchdown of the game, but the Bills strung together 21..." December 02

  • NFL quarterback questions: Concern for Josh Allen, Mac Jones?

    ESPN "The 2022 NFL season's playoff race is just starting to heat up, and a lot of eyes will be on each contender's quarterback down the stretch. Some passers are now hitting their stride, while others have seen potential concerns creep into their games. And a few teams face difficult..." November 30

  • Mac Jones: Patriots have “a huge game” coming up against Bills on Thursday night

    Pro Football Talk "The biggest game of the Patriots’ season so far is coming up on Thursday night, when they face the Bills in a game that will go a long way toward determining whether New England makes the playoffs. “Yeah, it’s a huge game. I think Buffalo is the top, top team in..." November 26

  • Mac Jones’ Girlfriend Showed Off Her Epic Thanksgiving Outfit On Instagram

    Total Pro Sports "Mac Jones had quite the day on Thanksgiving on the field, but it still resulted in a loss. The New England Patriots quarterback’s girlfriend, Sophie Scott, thrilled her growing fan base when she took to her Instagram story and posted her outfit of the day. She was..." November 25

  • Examining Mac Jones: What’s the real reason for the Patriots QB’s regression?

    The Athletic "The New England Patriots are on the verge of kicking off a difficult second half of their season with three tough games in a 12-day span, which begins the hardest final eight games of any team in the league. They return fresh off their bye week with an important question looming: Why..." November 15

  • Matt Patricia: Mac Jones is making progress, even if it’s not noticeable for everybody

    Pro Football Talk "Patriots quarterback Mac Jones has been one of the most disappointing players in the NFL this season, taking a significant step backward from his promising rookie year. But Matt Patricia, the Patriots’ new offensive play caller, doesn’t see it that..." November 12

  • Mac Jones has baffling comments about statistics

    The Comeback "After a stellar rookie season last year, quarterback Mac Jones and the New England Patriots have struggled a bit this year with their numbers dipping in nearly every statistical category on offense. But according to Jones, stats aren’t always right. This week, Jones..." November 10

  • Mac Jones drops glowing praise of ex-Patriot Stephon Gilmore

    Clutch Points "Both Jones and Gilmore played together on the Patriots, but the cornerback never played a game with the quarterback as he dealt with a quad injury (and was looking for a new contract) that kept him off the field until he was traded to the Carolina Panthers in October of that..." November 07

  • Former Patriot LeGarrette Blount Says Mac Jones Should Be Benched In Favor of Bailey Zappe

    Total Pro Sports "There will be no quarterback controversy this week for the New England Patriots as Mac Jones played just well enough to help lead his team to a key victory over the New York Jets. Mac Jones was 24-of-35 passing for 194 yards, one touchdown, and one interception. For the season, he has..." November 03

  • Patriots' coaches, players are united behind starting QB Mac Jones

    ESPN "New England Patriots quarterback Mac Jones is turning the page to Sunday’s game against the visiting Indianapolis Colts, as he returns to play at Gillette Stadium for the first time since home fans were chanting for backup Bailey Zappe to replace him in Week..." November 01

  • The ‘numbness’ Mac Jones is dealing with that could affect him vs. Jets

    Clutch Points "Heading into Week 8, New England Patriots quarterback Mac Jones is set to fully return as QB1. But Jones, who suffered a high ankle sprain earlier in the season may still be feeling the effects. Jones is reportedly being impacted by the injury that occurred over a month..." October 28

  • Bill Belichick explains why Mac Jones is starting over Bailey Zappe vs. Jets

    Clutch Points "The quarterback controversy in New England is over, for now at least. Bill Belichick confirmed that Mac Jones will be the New England Patriots’ starting quarterback against the New York Jets on Sunday. Belichick’s confirmation comes a day after he wouldn’t make a..." October 27

  • Patriots QB Mac Jones Expected to Start vs. Jets on Sunday "The Patriots are trending towards clarity with their quarterback situation heading into Sunday's matchup against the Jets in the Meadowlands. For the first time since injuring his ankle in Week 3, quarterback Mac Jones is off the injury report after the team practiced inside the..." October 27

  • How Patriots’ Bill Belichick bungled Mac Jones, Bailey Zappe situation

    The Athletic "The Patriots have made a mess of their quarterback situation. Coach Bill Belichick made the unconventional decision Monday to rotate Mac Jones and Bailey Zappe during an embarrassing, 33-14 loss to the Bears at Gillette..." October 26

  • Did the Skycam cause Mac Jones’ interception against the Bears?

    Pats Pulpit "Before he was benched in favor of backup Bailey Zappe, New England Patriots starting quarterback Mac Jones played just 18 snaps on Monday night against the Chicago Bears. The 18th and final snap saw him toss an interception to safety Jaquan Brisker, Jones’ sixth pick in..." October 26

  • Peyton Manning Openly Questions Bill Belichick Benching Mac Jones For Bailey Zappe

    Total Pro Sports "New England finds itself in a full-fledged quarterback controversy after an embarrassing loss to the Chicago Bears that also featured the benching of Mac Jones weeks after his injury. Jones lasted just three drives, pulled after throwing a second-quarter interception. Zappe led two touchdown..." October 25

  • Pats' Jakobi Meyers takes issue with Mac Jones' benching

    NBC Sports Boston "New England Patriots quarterback Mac Jones made his long-awaited return to game action Monday night against the Chicago Bears, but he barely lasted more than a quarter before being replaced by backup Bailey Zappe. The Patriots' first two offensive possessions ended..." October 25

  • Bailey Zappe Singing 'Stacy's Mom' on the Bench After Replacing Mac Jones

    The Big Lead "The New England Patriots offense got off to a slow start against the Chicago Bears on Monday Night Football with Mac Jones under center. So Bill Belichick turned to Bailey Zappe who played well while Jones was out with an injury. The Patriots felt an immediate..." October 25

  • Mac Jones kicked Bears’ Jaquan Brisker in the beans, then got intercepted by him

    SB Nation "Mac Jones made his return to the starting lineup for the New England Patriots on Monday night, as the Patriots hosted Justin Fields and the Chicago Bears on Monday Night Football. With the quarterback coming off a high ankle sprain, it looked in the early going that the..." October 25

  • Debate between Patriots' Mac Jones, Bailey Zappe not as close as it appears "If Mac Jones can protect himself in and out of the pocket, it would stand to reason he'll return from a high ankle sprain to play on Monday night against the Bears at Gillette Stadium, even if Bill Belichick isn't ready to make any declarations (for those who..." October 20

  • Mac Jones Reportedly Would Welcome This Change To Patriots’ Offense

    NESN "The New England Patriots’ offense has looked much different (and better) the past few weeks. Not just because Bailey Zappe has been playing quarterback with Mac Jones recovering from a high ankle sprain. But also because the Patriots have turned back to a..." October 20

  • Journalist Ben Volin busted for using phony source in Mac Jones report?

    Larry Brown Sports "New England Patriots reporter Ben Volin shared some interesting information on Wednesday about Mac Jones’ supposed frustration with the team, but he was a bit vague about the source. Is that because the veteran journalist was duped by a random person on social media? Volin was a..." October 19

  • Are Patriots using Bailey Zappe to teach Mac Jones a lesson?

    Total Pro Sports "With consecutive wins by 23 or more points, things may seem like they’re all sunshine and rainbows in Foxborough these days. But according to one NFL insider, that’s not entirely true. Appearing on the Dan Patrick show, senior NFL reporter Albert Breer provided details..." October 18