New England Patriots’ Mac Jones not made obtainable to media after struggling again damage in loss to Miami Dolphins

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla — New England Patriots quarterback Mac Jones suffered a again damage in Sunday’s season-opening 20-7 loss to the Miami Dolphins and required X-rays on it after the sport.

The crew canceled his scheduled information convention, though he’ll meet with the media nearly Monday, the Patriots mentioned.

Jones completed 21-of-30 for 213 yards, with one landing and one interception. He was sacked twice, taking an enormous hit within the second quarter on a blindside blitz on which he fumbled the ball and the Dolphins returned it for a landing.

After the sport, Jones walked beneath his personal energy to the X-ray room, flanked by Patriots safety personnel.

He spent about 5 minutes within the room earlier than strolling again to the crew’s locker room. Shortly thereafter, a Patriots media official introduced that Jones would not be holding his information convention, saying that he had a again damage.

Jones, who’s backed up by veteran Brian Hoyer and rookie Bailey Zappe, performed the whole recreation.

Coach Invoice Belichick mentioned he was unaware if Jones was injured, as a result of he hadn’t been within the coaching room. Requested about Jones’ efficiency, he mentioned: “There weren’t a lot of incomplete passes.”

The Patriots go to the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sept. 18.