Mac Jones Delivers His 'Best Game of the Year' Despite Patriots' Loss to Vikings

Mac Jones has had a rocky 2022 NFL season. For at least one night, the New England Patriots star looked like a potential franchise quarterback again.

If only it hadn't come in a losing effort.

Jones toasted the Vikings defense for 382 yards and two touchdowns on 28-of-39 passing as the Patriots fell 33-26 to the Minnesota Vikings on Thanksgiving.

Social media was effusive in its praise of the 2021 first-round draft pick.

Jones would've had another touchdown catch were it not for a controversial overturn in the third quarter. The officials originally ruled Hunter Henry hauled in a six-yard catch but reversed the call upon a video review because the Patriots tight end momentarily lost control when he hit the ground.

It was reminiscent of Dez Bryant's catch that wasn't a catch in the 2014 playoffs, and the man himself was among those to chime in.

New England settled for a 25-yard field goal to cap off the drive.

The overturn didn't decide the game, but those four extra points would've…

This story appeared first on, 2022-11-25.
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