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Jack Jones’s enjoying time was restricted once more on Sunday.
He sat out the primary quarter for the second-straight week and solely performed 10 snaps, his lowest complete of the season.
Final week, ESPN’s Mike Reiss reported that Jones and J.C. Jackson missed curfew on the workforce’s lodge forward of the Washington recreation. Each cornerbacks started the sport in opposition to the Commanders on the bench. Jackson didn’t make the journey to Germany. Jones performed sparingly in opposition to the Colts.
Chris Mason of MassLive studies that Jones appeared disengaged on the sideline throughout Sunday’s recreation, sitting on the bench whereas different reserve defenders had been standing.
In response to Mason, Patriots security Jabrill Peppers mentioned he didn’t know the rationale for Jones’s conduct.
“No, not but,” Peppers mentioned, in keeping with MassLive. “However I’ve obtained an excellent relationship with him. I’m going to go speak to him, see the place his head’s at. We’ve obtained a bye week arising. Sit back and refresh, reload and are available again able to go to New York.”
Final Tuesday, cornerbacks coach Mike Pellegrino mentioned he wasn’t involved about Jones’s conduct as a result of it wasn’t an everyday prevalence.
Pictures on social media appeared to point out Jones sitting on the bench away from the opposite defenders throughout final week’s recreation. This week, the conduct reportedly spilled over into the Colts recreation.
Nonetheless, Peppers was “inspired” by the best way Jones responded to final week’s punishment which allowed him to make the journey, Mason wrote.
“He’s responded. We’re all grown males. He took it like a person,” Peppers mentioned. “He is aware of what we anticipate from him. He is aware of what the workforce expects from him. And we anticipate that we’ll get that from him. So it’s what it’s. We dealt with it. It’s behind us now. The one factor to do is come out right here with a win.”
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