The Patriots’ tough start to the season took another blow on Monday.
McJones was diagnosed with a severe left ankle sprain, According to ESPNIt is expected to remain on the sidelines for several weeks. The injury may require surgery and the team is still assessing the best path forward, according to the report.
Midfielder in the second year He knocked out New England’s 37-26 loss to the Ravens on Sunday after landing embarrassingly on his left leg. He was instantly injured after being thrown by Baltimore arrogant Calais Campbell, whose full weight crushed Jones’ ankle below him.
After trying to get back on his feet, Jones walked off the field on one leg.
He played down the injury and called it “daily,” however, when addressing the media on Monday. Jones struggled in the loss, throwing three interceptions in the second half.
“I’m going to take it day in and day out, get my treatment done and do what I’m doing,” Jones told reporters. “Just see how I feel. If you have more of these kinds of questions, talk to Coach [Bill] Blechik. I think he likes these questions.”
Without Jones, it looks like the Patriots will turn to backup from Brian Hoyer, who returned to the team on his third outing last season. Billy Zappy, a fourth-round pick from Western Kentucky, is the team’s third pick.
Jones enjoyed a very promising rookie season after being named with the 15th pick in the 2021 NFL Draft, ranking first among rookie quarterbacks in passing yards, touchdowns, passer ratings, and completion percentage. He also led the Patriots back to the playoffs before losing to the Bills on the Wild Card Tour.
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