Latest Josh McDaniels News

Rookie QBs getting crash course in up-and-down life of NFL

Oct. 08, 2021 18:15 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — No one said this was going to be easy, rookie. Playing quarterback in the NFL is no simple task, and this year's class of newcomers is getting a crash course — filled with sacks, interceptions and losses — in how difficult it is to immediately...

Brady adds Belichick to list of coaching victims

Oct. 04, 2021 01:27 AM EDT

FOXBOROUGH, Mass (AP) — Put another mark in the win column for Tom Brady in his lingering grudge with Bill Belichick. The Buccaneers quarterback, who has already won a Super Bowl since leaving his longtime coach behind, won his first matchup against Belichick on Sunday...

Brady gets win, passing yards record in return to Gillette

Oct. 04, 2021 01:22 AM EDT

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — From the moment the NFL schedule came out with the Buccaneers playing at New England, to the rainy night that concluded with, of course, a victory at Gillette Stadium, Tom Brady knew this would be very different. He admitted to getting emotional...

Patriots rookie Jones throws 1st TD but 'wasn't good enough'

Sep. 12, 2021 20:52 PM EDT

Mac Jones didn’t want to save the football from his first career NFL touchdown pass. He never got a second. The New England Patriots rookie completed 29 of 39 passes for 281 yards and a TD on Sunday in his NFL debut. He was driving the Patriots to a potential go-ahead...

Rookie QB Mac Jones ushers in new era for revamped Patriots

Sep. 01, 2021 17:51 PM EDT

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Mac Jones has the keys to his first NFL offense. The rookie quarterback won’t be the only one tasked with steering the New England Patriots back into relevance in the AFC East following a fiasco of a first season without Tom Brady. ...

Barkley, Newton back as Giants, Pats wrap up joint practices

Aug. 26, 2021 16:20 PM EDT

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The final day of joint practices between the Giants and Patriots featured the return of two stars hoping to be on the field when their teams begin the regular season. Giants running back Saquon Barkley participated in 7-on-7 drills on Thursday...

From 6 a.m. texts to criticism, Pats' Jones taking it all in

Aug. 05, 2021 16:27 PM EDT

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — One thing rookie quarterback Mac Jones has learned during his infant New England Patriots career is that no matter the situation, his coaches want to see confidence in everything he does on the field. “One of the first things we talk about is...

Newton, Jones embracing budding friendship and competition

Jul. 30, 2021 15:25 PM EDT

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Mac Jones is amazed at how Cam Newton can bring instant levity to the meeting room. Though he’s sure he could never pull off the veteran’s often unique clothing choices. Newton is equally taken aback by how much “swag” his clean-cut...