How Mac Jones carried out in his first preseason motion of the 12 months


Jones went 6-for-9 and was sacked twice in his preseason debut.

Mac Jones bought his first preseason snaps on Saturday towards the Packers. Patrick McDermott/Getty Pictures
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Mac Jones noticed his first preseason motion of the season, and the outcomes have been largely constructive on Saturday night time.

He bought some assist from the protection after Josh Uche recovered a foul snap that flew previous Inexperienced Bay’s Jordan Love. Then Jones led a 5-play, 18-yard landing drive that was capped by a 1-yard landing run from Rhamondre Stevenson.

Jones didn’t have sufficient help from his offensive line. He was sacked twice by Kingsley Engabare. Engabare compelled a Jones fumble for a turnover on the second sack.

Kendrick Bourne was Jones’s prime goal, catching three of the 4 balls thrown to him together with a leaping-two handed 17-yard catch.

Total, Jones went 6-for-9 passing throughout his preseason debut which was fairly stable contemplating how poor the offensive line performed.

Jones confirmed confidence by stepping up within the pocket when he was below strain. He had a pleasant throw on an RPO play to Bourne. And he utilized Demario Douglas when the speedy rookie was on the sphere.

It wasn’t the smoothest quarter Jones has ever performed, however that’s to be anticipated through the preseason. The offense reveals some indicators of life with Jones below middle, however New England must do a greater job of defending him.