Patriots QB Mac Jones (illness) misses practice

New England Patriots quarterback Mac Jones missed practice Thursday with an illness.NFL Network reported that Jones had an upset stomach, adding it’s not believed to be COVID-19.Brian Hoyer is Jones’ primary backup. Rookie Bailey Zappe is also on the active roster.Jones, 24, was a full participant in practice Wednesday after injuring his back during the team’s Week 1 loss to the Miami Dolphins. X-rays were negative after Jones was injured on a roughing the passer penalty.

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