SPORTS

Mac Jones’ Disturbing Trend Called Out in Multiple Reports

By Tulisan Keren

September 20, 2022

Mac Jones

No more happy Mac Jones tales. Sunday's 17-14 triumph over the Steelers was the Patriots' first of the season.

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Multiple media criticised Jones's play and judgments. Greg Bedard of the Boston Sports Journal highlighted Jones' advanced analytics.

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"The Steelers tricked him a bunch, including for an interception, and his near-interception to a Steeler was a gut shot," Bedard wrote.

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"Couldn't see clearly. Had a 79.7 rating and a -5.8% Completion Percentage Above Expectation.

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Chad Finn of the Boston Globe said Jones' reads need "tweaking"

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Finn stated that offensive line infractions, Mac Jones' reads, and the defense's third-down efficiency need to be straightened up.

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Dan Shaughnessy of the Boston Globe identified a weakness in Jones' game that was advertised as a strength.

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Jones' trademark at Alabama and in the NFL was accuracy, Shaughnessy noted.

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He's thrown two interceptions in the first two games of '22 and had a massive gift in the third quarter when a terrible pass bounced in and out of Pittsburgh defender Cameron Sutton's hands.

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Jones almost threw another interception that may have hurt the Patriots against the Steelers.

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Jones' ill-advised throw was dropped, and former Patriots WR Gunner Olszewski muffed a punt, giving up a back-breaking New England TD.