Mac Jones suffered a back injury in loss to Dolphins

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Patriots quarterback Mac Jones couldn’t lead the team to a win in Miami on Sunday and he didn’t emerge from the loss unscathed.

Reporters in Miami for Sunday’s game noted that Jones was seen going for x-rays after the 20-7 loss was in the book. There was no word on what body part doctors were looking at and Patriots head coach Bill Belichick had no update on Jones’ status during his postgame press conference.

The Patriots announced a short time later that Jones has a back injury and will not be made available to the media.

Jones was 21-of-30 for 213 yards, a touchdown, and an interception during the game. He was sacked twice and hit three times by the Dolphins defense.

 

50 responses to “Mac Jones suffered a back injury in loss to Dolphins

  1. on to cincinnati n now just suck for a good draft spot as season is done after one not that we was expecting much anyways … : S

  2. Oh so that’s the excuse they’ll use to bench their supposed “franchise quarterback”? LOL precious.

  3. But..but ..I thought it was a top 5 offense from the Pats this yr? Belicheat may want the consider hanging up his hoodie after this yr.

  4. At least his rookie season was better than Josh Allen’s.
    Oh… let’s not overlook how genius it was to go to Florida early to acclimate.

  5. Patriots suck and will continue to suck all season. Most of us knew this yet some are slow to understand it.

  6. canadianpatsfan says:
    September 11, 2022 at 4:49 pm
    on to cincinnati n now just suck for a good draft spot as season is done after one not that we was expecting much anyways … : S

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    In other words, you’re destined to get destroyed again. LOL

  7. Hard to believe that after 20 years of just assuming your team is walking away from a New England game with an L that it would get to this point so quick for them. It’s still only week one but it’s clear that the era of the Patriots is officially over with.

  8. The kid played terribly and his arm isnt great, but to make fun of him for getting hurt is legitimately pathetic.

  9. As a Dolphins fan, I watched our defense hand Tua the game and he underperformed. He made a lot of bad decisions holding on to the ball and throwing it into the ground. He’s still not showing us how he can beat a defense with his brain and protect the ball. His play in the forth quarter if it continues will lose Miami 3 games this year.

  10. I guess it gave out trying to carry this team. Man I can’t believe all those teams passed on drafting him. He looked like a mix of Tom Brady, Peyton Manning, and Pat Mahomes rolled into one. I’m joking of course.

  11. phinjunky1985 says:
    September 11, 2022 at 5:12 pm
    As a Dolphins fan, I watched our defense hand Tua the game and he underperformed. He made a lot of bad decisions holding on to the ball and throwing it into the ground. He’s still not showing us how he can beat a defense with his brain and protect the ball. His play in the forth quarter if it continues will lose Miami 3 games this year.

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    Pats D was very good minus the Waddle TD. You were gifted another game with some poor turnovers by the offense and a no call in the end zone where the CB mauled Parker.

    Good win, though. lmao

  12. I am assuming that the sack where he fumbled for a Miami TD was the play he was injured. Even so, he was not impressive. A few good throws but a lot of throws off the mark that his receivers still managed to catch. Unless he improves I don’t see him being NE’s savior. On the other side Tua threw for a lot of yards but I wasn’t impressed either. Lucky he has Tyreek Hill now. Some of his passes were even worse than Jones’s. And his decision making should be much improved at this point in his career.

  13. touchback6 says:
    September 11, 2022 at 5:18 pm
    phinjunky1985 says:
    September 11, 2022 at 5:12 pm
    As a Dolphins fan, I watched our defense hand Tua the game and he underperformed. He made a lot of bad decisions holding on to the ball and throwing it into the ground. He’s still not showing us how he can beat a defense with his brain and protect the ball. His play in the forth quarter if it continues will lose Miami 3 games this year.

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    Pats D was very good minus the Waddle TD. You were gifted another game with some poor turnovers by the offense and a no call in the end zone where the CB mauled Parker.

    Good win, though. lmao

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    Isn’t it good when you can laugh at your own teams performance?

  14. Funny how certain trolls from New England are silent today. LOL
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    He’s on the TJ Watt article, gloating about his injury. Pure class, as usual.

  15. touchback6 says:
    September 11, 2022 at 5:18 pm
    phinjunky1985 says:
    September 11, 2022 at 5:12 pm
    As a Dolphins fan, I watched our defense hand Tua the game and he underperformed. He made a lot of bad decisions holding on to the ball and throwing it into the ground. He’s still not showing us how he can beat a defense with his brain and protect the ball. His play in the forth quarter if it continues will lose Miami 3 games this year.

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    Pats D was very good minus the Waddle TD. You were gifted another game with some poor turnovers by the offense and a no call in the end zone where the CB mauled Parker.

    Good win, though. lmao

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    Tua 4 Pats 0. He who laughs last, laughs best. LOL. Pats are so in the rear view mirror.

  16. Patriots fans are delusional. This team is losing to the Steelers next week as well. Like what others have said, we all know this was going to happen. They looked horrible in the preseason.

  17. jw02554 says:
    September 11, 2022 at 4:53 pm
    All of NE knew the first few games could be rough. Let’s check back in November and relax
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    I’m sure you can’t wait until they hit that stretch of playing “easily winnable” games. Then starting in November they have Colts, Vikes, Bills x2 and Phins to close the season. Enjoy watching all the chess BB is playing!

  18. Tell Mac to wear his gold jacket during the next game – it has super powers, and he’s earned it already as the 84th best player in the league. TB6 says he’s going to carve up all the defense.

  19. touchback6 says:
    September 11, 2022 at 5:18 pm
    phinjunky1985 says:
    September 11, 2022 at 5:12 pm
    As a Dolphins fan, I watched our defense hand Tua the game and he underperformed. He made a lot of bad decisions holding on to the ball and throwing it into the ground. He’s still not showing us how he can beat a defense with his brain and protect the ball. His play in the forth quarter if it continues will lose Miami 3 games this year.

    —————-

    Pats D was very good minus the Waddle TD. You were gifted another game with some poor turnovers by the offense and a no call in the end zone where the CB mauled Parker.

    Good win, though. lmao

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    There he is and he’s still spewing his nonsense. Learn the game of football (finally) and then start commenting. Your team sucks and earned the loss. They’ll earn plenty more this season so get used to it.

  20. Maybe the Patriots can trade for another team’s backup QB to be their starter. Anything has to be better than the terrible noodle arm they started today. LOL.

  21. We’d all be millionaires if we bet the opposite of what he said. But, alas, I’m not a betting man.

  22. I’m not even sure if the Patriots can compete against the Texans or Jaguars. They’re truly that pathetic. BB has been completely exposed since TB left.

  23. All Brady wanted was better receivers on the Patriots. They could have had Antonio Brown, Julio Jones, Tyreek Hill, or DK Metcalf. Then, who knows. Maybe Belichick would have won two more super bowls with Brady. The Patriots won with the right formula.

  24. touchback6 says:
    September 11, 2022 at 5:18 pm
    phinjunky1985 says:
    September 11, 2022 at 5:12 pm
    As a Dolphins fan, I watched our defense hand Tua the game and he underperformed. He made a lot of bad decisions holding on to the ball and throwing it into the ground. He’s still not showing us how he can beat a defense with his brain and protect the ball. His play in the forth quarter if it continues will lose Miami 3 games this year.

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    Pats D was very good minus the Waddle TD

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    Very good? Dude take you BB blinders off. Tyreek Hill was open on every play. I’d Tua could have deliver him the ball he would have had 300 yards receiving

  25. It’s the first game of the season, let the Belichick haters (including the media due to his not catering to them) and those with envy of his 6 Super Bowl win record pile on.
    As I recall it wasn’t that many years ago when on opening night the KC Chiefs smoked the Patriots badly with Tom Brady as QB. In fact the brilliant media and fans asked if Brady would be benched and that evoked BB saying “we are on to Cincinnati” and later winning the Super Bowl that year. In that particular Chiefs game, the Pats were clearly dominated. In this Miami game, the Dolphins won a strip sack TD, a 4th down TD that most seasoned coaches would not have attempted though the Dolphins coach is a genius since it worked. And also a definite pass interference in the end zone call was missed by the blind referees that then awarded the Dolphins an interception instead of a Pat’s first down on the Fins 1 yard line. Tua was very average, and if anything happens to one of the two Dolphins speedy receivers, they will be in big trouble. I think Brady is the GOAT, but so is BB- together they were terrific. So before media and fans continue to try to bury the best coach in
    NFL history (considering free agency), let’s wait for some more games to be played.

  26. OK, it’s time for the real New England fans to come forward. Losses are losses. Right now, they are a top 20 team. At least the at Miami game is out of the way. They will win some games this season.

  27. Except when the Patriots lost against the Chiefs and Bills in blowouts in those opening games, they had Brady. You can easily bounce back with the greatest quarterback of all time. All this is showing us now is that Belichick is not the greatest coach ever. Not even close. Joe Gibbs says hi. He won three super bowls with three different quarterbacks.

  28. zandrew says:
    September 11, 2022 at 6:27 pm
    It’s the first game of the season, let the Belichick haters (including the media due to his not catering to them) and those with envy of his 6 Super Bowl win record pile on.
    As I recall it wasn’t that many years ago when on opening night the KC Chiefs smoked the Patriots badly with Tom Brady as QB. In fact the brilliant media and fans asked if Brady would be benched and that evoked BB saying “we are on to Cincinnati” and later winning the Super Bowl that year. In that particular Chiefs game, the Pats were clearly dominated. In this Miami game, the Dolphins won a strip sack TD, a 4th down TD that most seasoned coaches would not have attempted though the Dolphins coach is a genius since it worked. And also a definite pass interference in the end zone call was missed by the blind referees that then awarded the Dolphins an interception instead of a Pat’s first down on the Fins 1 yard line. Tua was very average, and if anything happens to one of the two Dolphins speedy receivers, they will be in big trouble. I think Brady is the GOAT, but so is BB- together they were terrific. So before media and fans continue to try to bury the best coach in
    NFL history (considering free agency), let’s wait for some more games to be played.
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    This is what Fins and Bills fans were saying in the off-season. Wait for “any” games to be played. All we kept hearing was how Mac was a rookie Pro Bowler and his rookie season was better than Brady’s and Josh Allen’s. There weren’t many humble takes. Now the games matter and well your team looked less than prepared to play, even with an extra week in Miami and with the greatest coach of all time. Take the loss in stride. It was well earned and well deserved.

  29. Pat’s should run that quick pass, take what the D gives you, game plan they would run with Brady when the O line was outmatched, similar to what the Steelers did last year. The do not have the O line. Cole Strange is straight up not strong enough to handle adults and Trent Brown looks slow and old.

  30. The saddest thing already about all of this is that the Patriots are heading for, possibly at best, a 5-12 season so will have great draft position next year.

    And we know Belichick will completely mess it up and draft some 4th round talent in the first round. Or trade out of the 1st completely for a handful of 7 th rounders.

    He was a great head coach, arguably the greatest. But he’s a liability to this team now.

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