July 17, 2024

Patriots

“He would possibly decide one, however we’re simply as prone to get him for 2. I’ll take these odds.”

Jack Jones. AP Picture/Greg M. Cooper
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Jack Jones remains to be awaiting a possible trigger listening to associated to his June arrest for allegedly bringing weapons to Logan Airport.

His listening to is scheduled for Sept. 15, 5 days after the Patriots open the season with a house matchup towards the Eagles.

He’s practiced persistently with the staff as his authorized scenario performs out, and his efficiency has been up and down.

In keeping with Mike Giardi of Boston Sports activities Journal, one NFL scout who’s hyper-focused on the AFC East says his staff would really feel snug attacking Jones as a weak hyperlink within the Patriots secondary.

“My goodness, does he play with a ton of swag, even whether it is misguided generally,” the scout informed Giardi. “His eyes are at all times within the backfield. I can let you know, we’d assault his ass. He would possibly decide one, however we’re simply as prone to get him for 2. I’ll take these odds.”

To date, it seems that rookie Christian Gonzalez will begin at cornerback on the surface. Jonathan Jones just lately returned to apply after lacking a pair weeks and figures to be a starter as effectively.

However, relying on his availability and matchups, Jack Jones might make some begins as effectively. He performed in 13 video games final 12 months, making 30 tackles and a pair of interceptions.

If Jones is offered to play, he’ll have to show extra consistency to get the quantity of snaps he desires.

If the scout’s take is correct, there’s not less than one staff within the division that may really feel snug going proper at him.