Mac Jones hits Nelson Agholor with rare opening-drive Patriots score

Mac Jones hits Nelson Agholor with rare opening-drive Patriots score

MINNEAPOLIS New England Patriots quarterback Mac Jones In Thursday night's match against the, came out firing Minnesota Vikings.

Jones took control of the situation after the Patriots fell behind 7 to0 on their Vikings' initial drive. He quickly put together a five play, 75-yard scoring drive and a 34 yard strike over the middle to receiver. Nelson Agholor.

The Patriots entered this season as one of only three teams to not have an opening-drive touchdown (Jets or Panthers the others). It was also the Patriots' first touchdown in the quarter of this season.

Jones' pass traveled 27 miles, his longest of the season and his second-longest in his two-year NFL experience.

Jones has now completed four touchdown passes of 30+ yards in his career, and Agholor was on the receiving end for two. Kendrick Bourne The other two are not available.

Jones was spot on with his first pass of the scoring march — Jones opened with a 26-yard tight-wind rainbow to receiver Jakobi Meyers On the first down. Jones initially misplaced the snap, but he eventually picked it up and made the correct throw.

Meyers was injured and left the game. Meyers returned to the locker area for further evaluation.


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