Brady, McCaffrey and Wilson top NFL quotes of the week

9:11 AM ET ESPN.com Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print Russell Wilson compares himself to Weapon X, and more from our NFL quotes of the week. ‘I heal quick … I don’t know if it’s Wolverine blood or what.’ Denver Broncos quarterback Russell Wilson, on how his healing factor compares to that of the … Read more

Patriots Bailey Zappe’s ROY award odds go way up

While chants of “Zappe! Zappe! Zappe!” were ringing at Gillette Stadium, a flurry of big bets on New England Patriots quarterback Bailey Zappe hit Caesars Sportsbook, causing the first-year signal caller’s Rookie of the Year odds to move from 50-1 to 5-1 in approximately 30 minutes during the first half of Monday’s game against the … Read more

Bill Belichick not ready to commit to Pats QB

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick wasn’t ready to name a starting quarterback in the aftermath of a 33-14 blowout loss to the Chicago Bears on Monday night. Belichick pulled starter Mac Jones after three series, inserting rookie Bailey Zappe in his place for the rest of the game and sparking the … Read more

Patriots rookie QB Bailey Zappe throws first career touchdown pass

GREEN BAY, Wis. – New England Patriots rookie quarterback Bailey Zappe threw his first career touchdown pass in the third quarter of Sunday’s game against the Green Bay Packers, connecting with receiver DeVante Parker on a 25-yard score. It was the first touchdown pass thrown by a rookie in the NFL this season, according to … Read more

New England Patriots’ Mac Jones not made available to media after suffering back injury in loss to Miami Dolphins

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla — New England Patriots quarterback Mac Jones suffered a back injury in Sunday’s season-opening 20-7 loss to the Miami Dolphins and required X-rays on it after the game. The team canceled his scheduled news conference, although he will meet with the media virtually Monday, the Patriots said. Jones finished 21-of-30 for 213 … Read more