Mac Jones gained a brand new addition to the quarterback room final week when the New England Patriots claimed Matt Corral from the Carolina Panthers.
The 2022 third-round draft choose missed final season with a left foot harm. The quarterback did present stable potential throughout his remaining two seasons at Ole Miss.
Jones mentioned what the guy SEC product brings to New England on Tuesday.
“I performed towards him in faculty,” Jones mentioned Tuesday on WEEI’s Jones and Mego. “He’s a fantastic quarterback. Clearly, he was with the Panthers and stuff. He has good data, not solely from there however with Coach (Lane) Kiffin in faculty.”
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Corral and Jones are the 2 quarterbacks presently listed on the 53-man roster. The 2 younger passers look to assist develop one another and hold the Patriots able to compete.
“I feel we now have room,” Jones added. “Actually simply attempting to get able to go beat the Eagles and the way we may help one another, be the most effective we could be and convey the group collectively. Get the protection able to play, whether or not that’s on scout group. Clearly, the protection helps us too.”
The Patriots get an early check with a Week 1 matchup towards the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday at 4:25 p.m. ET on CBS.