The New England Patriots have formally indexed Mac Jones as dubious to play in Sunday`s Week five matchup towards the Detroit Lions.

Jones ignored ultimate weekend's recreation because of a high-ankle sprain he suffered throughout the Pats' Week three loss to the Baltimore Ravens.

ones notched restricted participation in exercise at some stage in the week, however fourth-spherical rookie Bailey Zappe will take the sector for his first NFL begin on Sunday.

The NFL international took to Twitter to react to this unlucky information for the Patriots.

"Zappe is set to throw for 500 yards and get a huge agreement withinside the offseason," one fan wrote.

"I preserve telling y`all relaxation my boy Mac and allow Zappe do work, which group higher to show what he were given than Detroit," every other said.

"Guy out once more certainly hurts with the run protection struggling. Mac dubious now no longer overly surprising, however now no longer encouraging," every other added.

Zappe stepped in for Brian Hoyer after the veteran QB suffered a concussion at some stage in a Week four

matchup towards the Green Bay Packers. In his first NFL action, the previous Western Kentucky famous

person notched ninety nine yards and one landing on 10/15 passing.The Patriots will host the Lions at Gillette Stadium on Sunday at 1 p.m. ET.