New England Patriots quarterback Mac Jones mentioned he “definitely” feels higher after sustaining a again harm in his crew’s 20-7 loss to the Miami Dolphins on Sunday. His X-rays got here again detrimental, and he was affected by again spasms, per a number of reviews.
“I want to be ready to play against Pittsburgh,” Jones mentioned Monday. “Wasn’t feeling too hot after the game but definitely feel better.”
The 24-year-old completed 21-of-30 for 213 yards, one landing and an interception and performed 100% of the Patriots’ offensive snaps within the season-opening loss.
He wasn’t made accessible to the media following the sport due to the harm. Jones mentioned he believed the again harm occurred on a play that drew a roughing-the-passer penalty within the fourth quarter Sunday.
“Been hit harder before and will probably get hit harder in the future,” Jones mentioned.
The Patriots (0-1) play the Pittsburgh Steelers subsequent Sunday at 1 p.m. ET.
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