Praise for Mac Jones always seems to be couched in caveats. Ever present justifications why he’s really not that good, or that his success is due to the Patriots’ scheme rather than his own talent. This analysis is partially true, but bending over backwards to come up with reasons to disparage Jones during a successful rookie campaign simply isn’t helpful. At worst, it’s a disingenuous attempt to protect preconceived notions from before the draft.
What makes Jones’ situation so interesting is that he was drafted by the perfect team to complement the skills he has. It’s not dissimilar to Kyler Murray, who benefitted beyond measure from being selected to
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