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Report: How Mac Jones Handled Bad Weather Practice Today

Alabama quarterback Mac Jones against Arkansas.

TUSCALOOSA, ALABAMA - OCTOBER 26: Mac Jones #10 of the Alabama Crimson Tide warms up prior to facing the Arkansas Razorbacks at Bryant-Denny Stadium on October 26, 2019 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Inclement weather is one aspect every New England Patriots quarterback must prepare to face. For those wondering how rookie Mac Jones handles such conditions, he reportedly performed well at Tuesday's practice.

The Patriots worked out in the rain on Tuesday. The wet weather gave the quarterbacks an opportunity to show if they're comfortable playing in such conditions. Per a report, Jones showed "command" during the outing.

"At a rainy Patriots practice, one of the things I watched was QBs and how they handled it. I am not a scout, but took note that Mac Jones seemed to mostly show command in that area, whereas the other QBs had some balls sail on them," wrote ESPN's Mike Reiss via

At a rainy Patriots practice, one of the things I watched was QBs and how they handled it. I am not a scout, but took note that Mac Jones seemed to mostly show command in that area, whereas the other QBs had some balls sail on them. Plenty of inclement weather when playing in NE.

— Mike Reiss (@MikeReiss) June 14, 2021

">Twitter. "Plenty of inclement weather when playing in NE." It certainly sounds like Jones is starting to get comfortable in his new role with the Patriots. If he continues to impress, he could eventually take the starting gig away from the veteran Cam Newton.

Cam Newton continues to get first-team reps, though. He's followed by Mac Jones, Jarrett Stidham and then Brian Hoyer on New England's depth chart, as of Tuesday.

It's only a matter of time before the Patriots hand the offense over to Mac Jones. The only question is when?

Newton didn't play particularly well last season. If Jones strings together a solid off-season, there's going to be some real chatter about New England's QB depth chart.