June 15, 2024

Patriots

Jones was positioned on damage reserve simply earlier than the beginning of the season.

Jack Jones appears set to make his season debut for the Patriots on Sunday. (AP Photograph/Greg M. Cooper)
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The Patriots are getting a lift to their secondary forward of Sunday’s Week 7 matchup towards the Buffalo Payments. Jack Jones was activated off injured reserve on Saturday afternoon.

Jones hasn’t suited up for New England but this season. He was positioned on IR simply earlier than Week 1 with a hamstring damage. Jones practiced all week in a restricted capability and now appears to make his season debut towards the high-powered Payments offense.

The Patriots additionally activated Cody Davis off the bodily unable to carry out listing, and positioned offensive sort out Riley Reiff on IR. Huge receiver Jalen Reagor and defensive lineman Trysten Hill had been elevated from the follow squad.

That is Reiff’s second stint on IR this season. He’ll miss a minimal of 4 video games.

Expectations for Jones had been excessive following a promising rookie season. He recorded two interceptions and returned one for a landing, in addition to making 30 tackles and three tackles for losses.

A tumultuous offseason overshadowed Jones’s on-field play from the earlier yr. The nook had weapon costs introduced towards him surrounding an incident at Logan Airport. These costs have since been dropped.

New England’s secondary was considerably weakened over the primary 4 weeks of the season. The Patriots just lately traded for J.C. Jackson to bolster the group, and now they’ll have Jones again as properly.

Reagor has been elevated greater than as soon as already this season. Three extensive receivers had been listed as questionable on Friday’s damage report: JuJu Smith-Schuster, DeMario Douglas, and Kayshon Boutte. Reagor’s elevation offers depth for New England within the occasion that a number of of these gamers can’t play.

Trysten Hill signed with the Patriots follow squad earlier in October. He started his profession with the Dallas Cowboys in 2019. Equally to Reagor, Hill’s elevation seemingly serves as a depth transfer in case a few of New England’s injured defensive linemen aren’t prepared for motion on Sunday. Christian Barmore, Trey Flowers, and Davon Godchaux are nonetheless working by way of accidents.

Davis is a big piece of the Patriots’ particular groups models, and he’ll be a welcome addition again into the lineup.

Kickoff for Patriots-Payments is about for 1:00 p.m. Jap Time.