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Pats Pulpit Feb 29, 2024
5 quarterbacks the Patriots could target in free agency

5 quarterbacks the Patriots could target in free agency

Photo by Dustin Satloff/ Could a member of the wolfpack return to New England? Between eleven starts from Mac Jones and six from Bailey Zappe, the New England Patriots did not get quality play at the quarterback position in 2024. Jones, a 2021 first round pick, has seen his play decline in each of the last two seasons after a promising rookie season. Zappe, a fourth rounder in 2022, has provided a difference in style but not results in relief. Here are five options the Patriots can consider to improve their quarterback room in free agency. Kirk Cousins Kirk Cousins...
NESN.com Feb 27, 2024

What Eliot Wolf, Patriots Looking For In Quarterback Prospect

Eliot Wolf, the New England Patriots director of scouting who will have final say on draft night, stressed all options are on the table this offseason. Wolf said as much when he was asked about Mac Jones and Bailey Zappe, a potential trade of the No. 3 pick as well as the organization’s mindset pertaining […]
Pats Pulpit Feb 27, 2024
Eliot Wolf shares thoughts on future of Patriots’ quarterback position

Eliot Wolf shares thoughts on future of Patriots’ quarterback position

Photo by Christian Petersen/ Wolf met with reporters at the Combine on Tuesday. Coming off their worst season since 1992, the New England Patriots have a decision to make at the quarterback position despite both Mac Jones and Bailey Zappe remaining under contract. “I’d say there’s a lot of options on the table,” de facto general manager Eliot Wolf said Tuesday at the NFL Combine. “I’m glad you asked about Mac and Bailey — we’re not going to be a program that’s talking about these guys in terms of through the media. We’re going to do what’s best for...
NESN.com Feb 27, 2024

Patriots Executive Asseses Mac Jones’, Bailey Zappe’s Future

The Patriots have multiple options at quarterback this offseason, and they must decide if Mac Jones or Bailey Zappe is part of the franchise’s future. Director of scouting Eliot Wolf represented New England at the NFL scouting combine this week, and it was the first time media and fans received an idea of where the […]
NESN.com Feb 27, 2024

NFL Reporter Advises Patriots To Sign This Veteran Quarterback

Even if the Patriots are dead-set on drafting a quarterback at No. 3 in late April, it still might be smart for New England to add a veteran at the position. Sure, the backup spot could be filled by homegrown talents Mac Jones or Bailey Zappe. But after back-to-back horrendous seasons in Foxboro, Mass., it […]
NESN.com Feb 27, 2024

ESPN Predicts This Quarterback Will Be Patriots’ Week 1 Starter

ESPN believes the Patriots will have a new face behind center when they open their 2024 season. This isn’t a bold prediction, as neither Mac Jones nor Bailey Zappe performed well enough last season to garner starter consideration in the next campaign. But the real mystery is how New England will fill the void atop […]
NESN.com Feb 24, 2024

Should Patriots Follow This Path Laid Out By Robert Griffin III?

The Patriots have multiple options to choose from when it comes to quarterback options in the offseason, and that opens the door for creativity for analysts. It’s unknown how Mac Jones and Bailey Zappe fit into New England’s offseason plans. Offensive coordinator Alex Van Pelt kept the door open for Jones, who could be traded […]
NESN.com Feb 21, 2024

Mac Jones Or Bailey Zappe? Neither; Patriots Should Tear Down QB Room

The Patriots likely will replace Mac Jones as their primary starting quarterback this offseason, and there’s no shortage of ways they can do it. New England holds the No. 3 pick in the 2024 NFL Draft, which would guarantee it a shot at one of Caleb Williams, Drake Maye or Jayden Daniels if a trade […]
NESN.com Feb 20, 2024

Should Patriots’ Bailey Zappe Have Future In New England?

Bailey Zappe enters his third NFL season at a crossroads with the New England Patriots. Zappe won his only two starts as a rookie before stepping in for Mac Jones over the final six games of the 2023 season. The results have been mixed as Zappe has not truly elevated the Patriots. With New England […]
NESN.com Feb 16, 2024

Patriots Fans Sound Off On Prospect Of Another Year With Mac Jones At QB

Mac Jones is a polarizing figure among Patriots fans, as seemingly everyone has an opinion on how his career has been handled. Jones continued to regress in his third year in New England, and after multiple in-game benchings, the 25-year-old sat out the final games of the 2023 season in favor of Bailey Zappe, whom […]
NESN.com Feb 15, 2024

Patriots Rumors: How Mac Jones Handling Uncertain Future With Team

Mac Jones apparently is going to keep putting in work for the Patriots until they tell him not to. Jones probably is on borrowed time in New England. The 2021 first-round pick was awful across the first half of the 2023 season and lost his starting job to a mediocre-at-best Bailey Zappe heading into Week […]
NESN.com Feb 8, 2024

Hall Of Fame Quarterback Believes Mac Jones Can Succeed On Right Team

The 2023 Patriots season was a nightmare for Mac Jones, who was benched numerous times before Bailey Zappe took over as the starter in Week 18. The struggling quarterback reportedly went out of his comfort zone to try and turn things around for himself as well as the team. Despite going 2-9 in his junior […]
Pats Pulpit Feb 8, 2024
What hiring T.C. McCartney as quarterbacks coach means for the Patriots

What hiring T.C. McCartney as quarterbacks coach means for the Patriots

Photo by John Tlumacki/The Boston Globe via New England is adding yet another former Browns assistant coach to its staff. Coming off the most disappointing season in decades and with neither Mac Jones nor Bailey Zappe locked into a roster spot, the New England Patriots’ quarterback position will be in the spotlight all spring. How the team will try to upgrade it remains to be seen, but we now know whose task it will be to get the players ready: T.C. McCartney has been hired as New England’s new QB coach. A former member of the Cleveland Browns, who spent the last...

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