Up-and-coming Mac Jones and the New England Patriots complete two steps in Texas when hosting Dak Prescott and the soaring Dallas Cowboys on Sunday afternoon in Foxborough, Massachusetts.
New England (2-3) drew a last-minute victory over the struggling Houston team last week. Nick Folk’s 21-yard field goal left 15 seconds to lift the Patriots 25-22.
Fork tried all four field goals with a length of 52 yards (twice) to win this week’s honored AFC Specialist. Jones was 30-23 on a 231-yard pass in the Patriots touchdown and intercept, recovering from a 22-9 deficit in the third quarter.
Rookie Jones has occasionally calmed down over his years in his pocket, but he’s still averaging game-by-game interception with five picks in the season.
In almost one-third of the book’s regular season, the Patriots ranked 20th in the league in the passyard (239.8 yards per game) and 26th in the score (19.2 points per game).
Patriots attack coordinator Josh McDaniels said of Jones’ approach, “I want to be as aggressive as I can to score, but I want to be smart in that situation.” “(Mac) is learning from each. He is honestly learning from series to series.”
New England’s defense (5th in both yards (317.6) and points (18.4) per game) cuts the job against Prescot and the Cowboys team, who have won four straight games.
Dallas (4-1) scored more than 36 points in the last three wins, and the resurrected Prescott made a 965-yard pass and ten touchdowns on the other side of the two intercepts during the team’s winning streak. I recorded it.
“We need to keep them away from the board, take a stop, have the duck read the defense, and hold the ball a little longer so they can reach him,” said Patriots linebacker Matt Judon. .. The sack is tied because it’s the second most common in the NFL.
Prescott made 302 yards, three touchdowns, and intercepts last week on the Cowboys’ 44-20 home route in the New York Giants on the first anniversary of his serious end-of-season ankle injury suffering against the Giants. I threw it.
“The system is built around successful quarterbacks, and it starts and ends,” said Cowboys coach Mike McCarthy. “So the ball needs to be spread around, and Duck is doing a tremendous job of it.”
Under Prescott’s instructions, Dallas is ranked second in the league in terms of total yards (439.6 per game) and points (34 per game). The Cowboys also boast the NFL’s second-best rush attack (172.8 yards per game), thanks to Ezekiel Elliott, the league’s third-best rusher. Ezekiel Elliott has scored 452 yards and 5 scores in 5 games.
“I’m encouraged that our best football is in front of us,” Elliott said. “It’s not peaking right now. It’s a long season, so I want to make sure it’s peaking at the right time.”
Elliott (Rib) was restricted on Wednesday practice with defensive end Randy Gregory (knees) and safety Donovan Wilson (groin). Dallas cornerbacks Trevon Diggs (ankle) and defensive end Drance Armstrong (ankle) did not participate.
The patriot running back on Damian Harris (ribs) did not practice with security guard Shaquille Mason (abdomen) and cornerback Shaun Wade (concussion) on Wednesday. Fork (left knee) and linebacker Kyle van Neu (base of the leg) emphasized a long list of limited participants.
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