The New England Patriots failed to defeat the Houston Texans and these three players saw their stock fall in Week 11.
Week 11 was not fun for New England Patriots fans. The team was unable to walk away with the victory and it seems as though their 2020 playoff hopes have been dashed. To add to their problems some players struggled mightily.
Now there were some decent performances. Damiere Byrd had his best game as a Patriot which is a promising sign. Hopefully, he will be the future of New England’s passing game and will be able to handle the pressure of being a top receiver on the depth chart.
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Also, Cam Newton had one of his best passing games this season. Newton threw for over 350 yards and a touchdown. Seeing Newton throw the ball this well is rather impressive.
But some players struggled against the Texans. While it might not be time to push the panic button on some players, others showed it might be time to move on from them.
So let’s take a look at the three players who saw their stocks drop after their performance in Week 11 (in no particular order).
New England Patriots whose stock dropped in Week 11- No. 3: Jonathan Jones
It seemed as though Jonathan Jones has the ability to be one of New England’s best corners, but he hasn’t had an amazing season in 2020. His performance against the Texans didn’t do him any favors either.
Jones did not have a good game in coverage and was just bullied out on the field. He has quickly fallen on the Patriots depth chart due to some great play from J.C. Jackson and the return of Stephon Gilmore.
Jackson has established himself as the Patriots best corner. It’s likely that he gets a big deal while Gilmore leaves to get a bigger payday. That leaves the Patriots with a decision to make in regards to Jones. If he doesn’t start improving he could get lost in the shuffle.