Mac Jones misses practice with New England Patriots due to illness
Sources say the New England quarterback’s condition is not expected to impact his availability for Sunday’s game in Pittsburgh.
FOXBOROUGH – Los Angeles Quarterback New England Patriots, Mac Jonesdid not train this Thursday due to illness, according to information revealed by the team.
It is not currently expected that the disease Jones impact their availability for Sunday’s game, visiting against the Pittsburgh Steelersaccording to sources.
But, it’s also not ideal on a day when usual patriots among other things, they work on third chance situations. the veteran Brian Hoyer and the rookie Bailey Zappe they were the only quarterbacks practicing Thursday.
Jones’ illness adds another layer to a busy week for the sophomore quarterback, who injured his sword in the day one loss and underwent post-game X-rays, resulting in the cancellation of his post-match press conference.
Jones says all results came back “ok”. He trained hard on Wednesday and later reported that his back responded well.
“It feels good, we keep it warm by throwing the ball,” the quarterback said, adding he was ready to play on Sunday.
The onslaught of patriots directed by Jones committed three turnovers in a 20-7 loss to Miami Dolphinswhile the defense of Steelers created five turnovers in an overtime win over the defending champions AFC, Cincinnati Bengals.
Jones he completed 21 of 30 pass attempts for 213 yards with a touchdown and an interception in Week 1, as well as a lost fumble. He’s coming off a surprise rookie campaign he was picked to play in in the past Pro-Bowlafter being chosen in the 15th general round of the 2021 NFL Draftleaving Alabama.
Before his illness, Jones said: “The Steelers they’ve always had this tough football team, which creates deliveries. They kept this modus operandi.”
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