• How Mel Kiper Jr. Feels About Patriots Picking Mac Jones In NFL Draft

    7 days ago - By NESN

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    Mel Kiper Jr. gave the New England Patriots his stamp of approval Friday.
    The Patriots on Thursday night stood pat in the first round and selected Alabama quarterback Mac Jones with the 15th overall pick in the 2021 NFL Draft. This led to Kiper including New England among his Round 1 “winners” in a piece since published on ESPN.com.
    Why? Well, not only does the pick represent good value for the Patriots. The ESPN NFL draft expert also believes Jones has many of the same traits that allowed Tom Brady to thrive for so long in New England.
    “And so I love this fit, and Bill...
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  • Ex-NFL GM Gushes Over Patriots' ‘Outstanding' Mac Jones Draft Pick

    Ex-NFL GM Gushes Over Patriots' ‘Outstanding' Mac Jones Draft Pick

    7 days ago - By NESN

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    Mike Tannenbaum continuously beat the Mac Jones drum before the first round of the 2021 NFL Draft , even suggesting the New England Patriots trade up to land the Alabama quarterback.
    So, when Bill Belichick stood pat Thursday night and picked Jones at No. 15 overall , the former NFL executive couldn't help but tip his cap to the longtime Patriots coach/general manager.
    “It was an outstanding piece of work by Bill Belichick and the New England Patriots, and here's why,” Tannenbaum raved on Friday's episode of “Get Up” on ESPN. “You have two teams behind you in Washington...
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  • 6 things Patriots fans should know about QB Mac Jones

    7 days ago - By Yahoo Sports

    We give you seven things to know about Mac Jones, the newest Patriots quarterback.
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  • Revisiting Bill Belichick's Take On Rookie QBs After Mac Jones Pick

    Revisiting Bill Belichick's Take On Rookie QBs After Mac Jones Pick

    7 days ago - By NESN

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    New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick slowed down the Mac Jones hype train before it really got rolling early Friday morning when he still declared Cam Newton “our quarterback.”
    Less than two hours after the Patriots had selected Jones with the 15th overall pick, Belichick said the rookie QB, and third-year pro Jarrett Stidham, would have a chance to compete with Newton in due time. But Belichick made it clear that Newton was still QB1 heading into the offseason workout program even after New England spent a first-round pick on a quarterback.
    Jones echoed...
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  • Bill Belichick says Cam Newton is Patriots QB after drafting Mac Jones

    Bill Belichick says Cam Newton is Patriots QB after drafting Mac Jones

    7 days ago - By USA Today

    Patriots coach Bill Belichick said Cam Newton is "our quarterback" and Mac Jones and Jarrett Stidham will have to challenge and compete with the vet.
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