Mac Jones named offensive rookie of the month

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While New England’s defense is a big reason why the club has won six consecutive games, so is the club’s young quarterback.

The 15th overall pick in the 2021 draft, Mac Jones continues to impress. And he did plenty to earn offensive rookie of the month for November.

In four games, Jones completed 77 percent of his passes for 854 yards with seven touchdowns and two interceptions. He also lost one fumble and took nine sacks.

Jones was an efficient 19-of-23 for 198 yards and three touchdowns in the 45-7 victory over the Browns, setting a career-high 142.1 passer rating. In last week’s win over Tennessee, he set a new career-high in passing yards with 310.

In 12 games, Jones has a 70 percent completion rate for 2,850 yards with 16 touchdowns and eight interceptions.

With the Patriots on a long winning streak, Jones has now become the favorite to win offensive rookie of the year. If New England can ascend to the No. 1 seed, that might not be the only hardware Jones ends up with after a strong rookie year.

19 responses to “Mac Jones named offensive rookie of the month

  1. Overrated. Everyone already crowning him will look stupid. He’s a check down king with a great defense.

  2. No way!! A great Pats player recognized nationally?!! Impossible! BB sucks as a GM! He can’t draft, develop and no one wants to play for him. I was told this information on a board like this even just 8 months ago.

  3. So far, so good.

    Big test Mon night against Bills coming up. Should be a good game to watch.

  4. Nice, but Checkdown Charlie will get a rude awakening come playoff time.
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    I’ve seen this post before…in 2001,2002, 2003, 2004, 2005….

    Next up will be the ‘system QB’ comments.

  5. majormalphunktion says:
    December 2, 2021 at 10:03 am
    Nice, but Checkdown Charlie will get a rude awakening come playoff time.
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    I’ve seen this post before…in 2001,2002, 2003, 2004, 2005….

    Next up will be the ‘system QB’ comments.
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    My favorite part will be at the end when we come full circle… Again… And it was Mac Jones the whole time and Belichick (Steve probably at this point) is nothing without him.

  6. Lol “checkdown.”

    Starting at Week 3 (10 games) Mac has a greater aDoT (average distance of target — ya know, how far past line of scrimmage QB throws the ball, on average) than Tom Brady, Patty Mahomes and 2nd year sensation Justin Herbert. And week by week, as he learned the personnel and offense better, he’s been trending UP.

    Be afraid. Mac is going to RULE this NFL for a very long time.

  7. @fauciliedppldied says:
    Overrated. Everyone already crowning him will look stupid. He’s a check down king with a great defense.
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    Then all of the best QB’s are “checkdown charlies.” Take a look at Brady, Mahomes, Rodgers, etal… They’re all checking down. It’s called taking what the Defense will gives you.

  8. Nice Pats double, along with J.C. Jackson! I bet there will be more player awards for these guys and other Patriots players this year.

    Oh, and for the “checkdown” folks? Whatever. We’ve heard stuff like this for 20+ years, I guess we’ll have to console ourselves with the Lombardi trophies and deep playoff runs…

  9. “Be afraid. Mac is going to RULE this NFL for a very long time.”
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    I mean, possibly. I’ve certainly been impressed by his play thus far.

    But man is it early. You’re not the 1st Patriots fan to make this kind of pronouncement, or say that we’re all in for another 20 years of dynasty.

    He’s checked all the boxes so far. But he’s only a fraction of the way through the list.

  10. “Checkdown Charlie will get a rude awakening come playoff time.”

    Yes yes its always better to take extremely low percentage shots down the field so you can have 4 or 5 INTs every game! That’s brilliant!

    Mac regularly makes long passes downfield, he and McDaniels just pick their opportunities carefully. But geniuses like you know better of course.

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