Mac Jones channels inner Santa, surprises Patriots linemen with items

Xmas arrived early for the New England Patriots’ offensive linemen this yr thanks to their rookie quarterback.

Mac Jones remodeled into “Santa Mac” on Friday by doling out presents to his offensive linemen soon after follow, according to veteran centre/guard Ted Karras.

“He did an exceptional position. We received a huge haul about here,” Karras told reporters Friday in a video push conference. “I’ll allow him reveal everything that he acquired, but it is a myriad of products, each individual one particular cooler than the up coming.”

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Karras admitted he was quite impressed by the gift-providing abilities of Jones, who seemingly stunned the o-linemen with the gifts as they walked into the locker place soon after follow.

“One of the most effective efforts, specially by a rookie, to clearly show appreciation and wish us a Merry Xmas,” Karras claimed. “So, quite grateful to him and pretty glad to be his teammate here in this Xmas period.

“… We walked in below right after apply just times in the past and (there was) a significant group all-around the o-line place. Every person sort of jealous, and some actually cool things.

“He’s obviously been a really large portion of our season and is a terrific man or woman and chief and anyone I admire and enjoy blocking for.”

UPDATE (Sunday, Dec. 26): Jones apparently gave his offensive linemen the gift of … Bitcoin. Examine out more facts on Jones’ one of a kind present here.)


Jones has significantly exceeded expectations in his rookie season, beating out veteran Cam Newton for the setting up position in the preseason and completing 69% of his passes (third in the NFL) for 3,168 yards through 14 online games to help lead the Patriots to a 9-5 history.

Jones also appears to accomplishing the suitable things off the field by earning the respect and belief of his teammates, and he’s smart to take care of his blockers with some generous items.

The very best present the Patriots can receive Sunday is a get above the division rival Buffalo Expenses, which would all but clinch the AFC East title for New England.