EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Mac Jones saved his errors to a minimal, moved the ball down the sector and did sufficient to earn his first NFL victory with the New England Patriots.
Thanks, additionally, largely to a nightmarish outing by Zach Wilson for the New York Jets.
Jones was good and environment friendly, Damien Harris and James White had landing runs and the Patriots intercepted Wilson 4 instances in a 25-6 victory Sunday.
“It feels good,” Jones mentioned. “It’s what everyone seems to be saying: It’s arduous to win within the NFL. You have to take it for what it’s value. We’ll get higher. Anybody who watched the sport would agree that the offense can play higher.”
A minimum of he and the Patriots had been higher than Wilson and the Jets. And it wasn’t shut.
Jones, the No. 15 total decide within the draft, went 22 of 30 for 186 yards for the Patriots (1-1) per week after going 29 for 39 for 281 yards and a landing in a loss to Miami.
“He’s going to compete for 4 quarters, it doesn’t matter what’s occurring,” White mentioned. “He stays motivated. It’s robust on the market being a rookie quarterback. A whole lot of issues get thrown at you. He stayed locked in all through your complete sport.”
New England topped New York for the eleventh straight sport, boosted by Wilson throwing the ball to the fallacious staff within the house opener for the Jets (0-2), who’ve misplaced 11 straight in September.