• How Mac Jones, Cam Newton Are Getting Along At Patriots OTAs

    11 days ago - By NESN

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    Mac Jones said Cam Newton has been a welcoming mentor for him as the young quarterback begins his New England Patriots career.
    And yes, Newton already has a nickname for New England's top 2021 draft pick .
    Jones smiled as he discussed his relationship with the Patriots' current starting QB after Thursday's organized team activities practice.
    “It's been good,” Jones said in a video conference. “He calls me ‘Mac & Cheese,' so I got my nickname. But he's done an awesome job being a good mentor, and he brings great energy. And Brian and Jarrett have done a good job of helping...
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  • Mac Jones on Patriots QBs: We're all going to get better together

    Mac Jones on Patriots QBs: We're all going to get better together

    11 days ago - By Pro Football Talk

    Because the Patriots drafted Mac Jones at No. 15 overall, there's an inevitability that he'll become New England's starter at some point in the near future. But as of now, Jones is learning the offense and competing with the other three QBs on the roster - Cam Newton, Brian Hoyer, and Jarrett Stidham. Even as
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  • Patriots OTAs Notes: How QBs Looked With Cam Newton Out Of Practice

    Patriots OTAs Notes: How QBs Looked With Cam Newton Out Of Practice

    11 days ago - By NESN

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    FOXBORO, Mass. - New England's first open practice without Cam Newton was a good one for Patriots quarterbacks.
    Highlight plays of the organized team activities session came on deep throws from quarterback Brian Hoyer to wide receiver Isaiah Zuber and tight end Devin Asiasi and QB Jarrett Stidham to wide receiver Kristian Wilkerson.
    Hoyer also hit wide receiver Kendrick Bourne in tight coverage to the sideline. Stidham completed a similar pass to wide receiver Jakobi Meyers.
    Rookie Mac Jones was 6-of-8 but completed his first passes to wide receivers in a practice open to...
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  • Dont'a Hightower Arrives At Patriots OTAs; Cam Newton, Wideout Absent

    12 days ago - By NESN

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    FOXBORO, Mass. - One of the New England Patriots' most important defensive players was back on the practice field Thursday.
    Linebacker Dont'a Hightower practiced in front of reporters for the first time since returning from his 2020 opt-out. He did not attend the first two organized team activities practices that were open to reporters.
    Hightower, who has not played since the 2019 playoffs , was a full participant, taking part in all positional and team drills.
    Headlining the list of absences Thursday was quarterback Cam Newton, who remains sidelined with the hand injury...
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  • Bill Belichick: Patriots QB Cam Newton 'all right' after hand injury

    Bill Belichick: Patriots QB Cam Newton 'all right' after hand injury

    12 days ago - By USA Today

    Cam Newton still isn't practicing after suffering a hand injury last week, but Patriots coach Bill Belichick isn't concerned about the QB.
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  • Bill Belichick Believes Patriots Have Provided Most Vaccine Awareness

    12 days ago - By NESN

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    Head coach Bill Belichick believes the New England Patriots are among the NFL's best at providing players with information about COVID-19 vaccinations.
    Washington Football Team head coach Ron Rivera said Wednesday that less than 50 percent of his players are vaccinated but that a vaccine expert was brought in to spread awareness to his team. Belichick has declined to provide a percentage of players who have been vaccinated but said last week the number is increasing.
    “I don't think there are teams that have done any more than we have in this area, so I feel like our...
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  • Cam Newton 'Getting Better' After Hand Injury, Says Patriots HC Bill Belichick

    12 days ago - By Bleacher Report

    New England Patriots quarterback Cam Newton didn't work out with the team Thursday due to a bone bruise in his hand. "He's doing all right," head coach Bill Belichick told reporters ...
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