Patriots QB Mac Jones injured in season opener against Dolphins

New England Patriots quarterback Mac Jones suffered an injury in Sunday’s season-opening loss to the Miami Dolphins, according to the team. SportsCenter 5’s Duke Castiglione saw Jones walk with a bit of a limp as he walked past the second-year signal caller in a hallway at Hard Rock Stadium. Greg Bedard of Boston Sports Journal said he saw Jones go into the in-stadium X-ray room and shared video of the 24-year-old walking down a hallway after leaving the room. Jones was flanked by Patriots security personnel and appeared to be walking gingerly. Patriots coach Bill Belichick was asked after the game if Jones was hurt. “I haven’t been in the training room,” he said, voice barely above a whisper. Belichick’s postgame news conference, Patriots staff members informed media members that Jones would not be speaking with them because of a back injury he suffered during the game. Jones played every snap at quarterback for the Patriots in the 20-7 defeat. He was sacked twice, including a strip-sack by Dolphins safety Brandon Jones that resulted in a Miami touchdown.Mac Jones completed 21 of his 30 passes in the game for 213 yards, one touchdown and one interception.Information from The Associated Press was used in this report.

New England Patriots quarterback Mac Jones suffered an injury in Sunday’s season-opening loss to the Miami Dolphins, according to the team.

SportsCenter 5’s Duke Castiglione saw Jones walk with a bit of a limp as he walked past the second-year signal caller in a hallway at Hard Rock Stadium.

Greg Bedard of Boston Sports Journal said he saw Jones go into the in-stadium X-ray room and shared video of the 24-year-old walking down a hallway after leaving the room. Jones was flanked by Patriots security personnel and appeared to be walking gingerly.

Patriots coach Bill Belichick was asked after the game if Jones was hurt.

“I haven’t been in the training room,” he said, voice barely above a whisper.

After Belichick’s postgame news conference, Patriots staff members informed media members that Jones would not be speaking with them because of a back injury he suffered during the game.

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Jones played every snap at quarterback for the Patriots in the 20-7 defeat. He was sacked twice, including a strip-sack by Dolphins safety Brandon Jones that resulted in a Miami touchdown.

Mac Jones completed 21 of his 30 passes in the game for 213 yards, one touchdown and one interception.

Information from The Associated Press was used in this report.

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