Sport Cam Newton Has Blessed Mac Jones With Nickname-ification
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Incredible news out of New England today ashas blessed rookie Mac Jones, not with a name rememberance, but with . Newton is calling Jones, "Mac and Cheese," and somehow that's not the worst nickname he's handed out since he's landed in New England. ESPN's Mike Reiss is keeping a running list.
Updated Cam Newton nickname file:— Mike Reiss (@MikeReiss)
Some of those are really bad, but I guess when you've got like 100 names to memorize around the team facilities and you want to be a leader you use some memory tricks, like calling the punter, "Punter Guy." Anyway...
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So how is Mac and Cheese looking so far? Well, with Newton missing practice, Jarrett Stidham took the "top reps" while Mac and Cheese got the rest. The Patriots are taking things slow with Mac and Cheese as they want him to take in as much information as possible so he's ready for ain training camp.
Always great to talk Patriots football with— Mike Reiss (@MikeReiss) on , this time right after practice to focus on the QBs without Cam Newton, and LB Dont'a Hightower's return.
Yeah, Stiddy and Mac and Cheese are going to give Cam all he can handle.
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With OTAs kicking off, a QB battle takes center stage"I think all the quarterbacks are working hard and again, it's this starting over process for everybody," said the head coach when asked about what he's seen thus far from Mac Jones. "So, some of them have been here, some of them haven't, they've had various levels of opportunity to work in our offense but really, we're starting everybody at the same point like we always do this time of year.