FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Plenty has changed for the New England Patriots offense in the three weeks since Mac Jones took his most recent snap at quarterback.
CLEVELAND (AP) — New England Patriots rookie quarterback Bailey Zappe has made the most of the opportunity to get his name out there.
And people are learning how to say it now, too.
A little known fourth-round draft pick who played at Conference USA school Western Kentucky, Zappe — pronounced ZAPP-ee — was pushed into action two weeks ago when starter Mac Jones and veteran backup Brian Hoyer went out with injuries.
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Nostalgia was draped over the New England Patriots on Sunday, from the team's throwback, 1980s-era jerseys to the minuteman logo painted at midfield.
The Patriots capped the throwback day by turning in an old-school performance.
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The Patriots placed quarterback Brian Hoyer on injured reserve Thursday because of a concussion, the latest blow to New England's depth.
The veteran was knocked out in the second quarter of the Patriots' 27-24 overtime loss to Green Bay last week following a blind side hit by Rashan Gary.
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Four days after Bailey Zappe made his NFL debut, the rookie Patriots quarterback responded like a veteran when asked whether he expects to make his first start this week.
“If that’s what happens, that happens,” Zappe said Wednesday.
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The Patriots spent their offseason trying to improve the personnel around quarterback Mac Jones, and then used the preseason to tweak their offense to best utilize the players they added.
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Bailey Zappe’s NFL debut came quite a bit earlier than anticipated.
The rookie fourth-round pick from Western Kentucky began the season as New England’s third-string quarterback.
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Patriots quarterback Brian Hoyer left New England's game with the Green Bay Packers because of a head injury.
Bailey Zappe, a rookie fourth-round pick from Western Kentucky, took over for Hoyer and made his NFL debut Sunday.
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — New England Patriots quarterback Brian Hoyer’s first start since 2020 will come against a Green Bay Packers secondary that’s missing star cornerback Jaire Alexander.
The Packers included Alexander among their list of inactive players for Sunday afternoon’s game.
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Patriots quarterback Mac Jones was ruled out for Sunday's game at Green Bay despite making a surprise return to the practice field.
Jones was in uniform Friday with his injured left ankle wrapped tightly as he moved gingerly during the brief portion of the workout open to media.
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — If Mac Jones can't play Sunday for the Patriots visit to Green Bay, veteran backup quarterback Brian Hoyer will start in his place.
But Bill Belichick is still leaving open the possibility that his second-year quarterback will be ready to go.
The NFL’s quarterback carousel may start spinning a bit faster.
Mac Jones, Tua Tagovailoa and Josh Allen got banged up Sunday. Justin Herbert and Jameis Winston played hurt. Already, Dak Prescott and Trey Lance have gone down.
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Patriots quarterback Mac Jones returned to practice a day after sitting out with an illness, putting him on track to start New England's game with Pittsburgh on Sunday.
Jones hasn't missed a regular-season start since being drafted No.
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Patriots quarterback Mac Jones sat out Thursday’s practice with an illness.
Jones was a full participant for Wednesday’s practice after suffering a back injury during New England’s Week 1 loss at Miami.
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Mac Jones completed a 45-yard pass to set up a touchdown in his first preseason action, Tristian Vizcaino hit a 51-yard go-ahead field goal and the New England Patriots beat the Carolina Panthers 20-10 in a preseason game Friday night.
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The Patriots have been enduring growing pains on offense throughout the preseason as they adjust to a new simplified scheme.
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — With most of their starters watching from the sideline after being given the night off, the Patriots used their first exhibition outing on Thursday night to evaluate the newest faces on their roster.
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The Patriots took a step in rebuilding their secondary following the departure of cornerback J.C. Jackson on Wednesday, signing former Texans defensive back Terrance Mitchell.
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The Patriots opened the unofficial start of free agency Monday by bringing back a trio of veterans in backup quarterback Brian Hoyer, safety Devin McCourty and special teams captain Matt Slater.
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The New England Patriots on Saturday elevated kicker Nick Folk and backup quarterback Brian Hoyer to the active roster from the practice squad.
Receiver Malcolm Perry was placed on injured reserve.
BOSTON (AP) — The Patriots have signed safety and 2021 sixth-round draft pick Joshuah Bledsoe and re-signed free agent quarterback Brian Hoyer.
The team announced the signings on Tuesday. New England also has released offensive lineman Najee Toran.
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New England at Kansas City, 7:05 p.m. EDT. The Patriots (2-1) and Chiefs (3-0) were scheduled to square off Sunday, but New England quarterback Cam Newton and Kansas City practice squad quarterback Jordan Ta’amu were added to the COVID-19 reserve list this weekend and the game was moved to Monday night...
BOSTON (AP) — For the first time in two decades, the New England Patriots are preparing for the NFL draft without a clear starting quarterback for next season...
BOSTON (AP) — Brian Hoyer is returning to the Patriots for a third time.
The veteran quarterback has agreed to a one-year deal worth $1...
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ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Backup Houston quarterback Ryan Mallett was forced into the game unexpectedly when third-stringer Tom Savage went out with an apparent shoulder injury in the fourth quarter of the preseason finale.