James White has delivered a message for New England Patriots rookie Rhamondre Stevenson. The New England Patriots looked much better in their week 2 game against the New York Jets. The offense played pretty well with rookie QB Mac Jones leading the charge. But the defense stole the show holding the Jets to only 6 points. Head coach Bill Belichick had some nice things to say about the win.
“Proud of our football team today. I thought these guys came back and really worked hard all week. I thought we made some improvement from what we did last week. Still, obviously, have a way to go, a lot of things we can do better,” Belichick said following the 25-6 win. “But I thought we did a lot of things better than we did last week. We just gotta keep grinding, keep working, keep stringing these days and weeks together and keep improving our football team. Had a lot of guys step up. Got some turnover opportunities, took advantage of those.”
“Wilson made some pretty impressive throws — that kid’s gonna be a good player — he is a good player. Had a couple big plays offensively. Damien’s run was obviously a big one. Was good to get the ball in the end zone there. … Overall, probably just gotta do a little better job taking care of our scoring opportunities. Nick (Folk) did a good job. (Wind) was kinda swirling out there. Not the easiest day kick. He banged through a lot of big kicks there.”
James White Delivers Message For Patriots’ Rhamondre Stevenson
But one man is having trouble and that is Rhamondre Stevenson. James White had some things to say about him.
“A lot of us in the running back room, currently, kind of have been through similar situations,” the 29-year-old said. “I tell him, ‘Just keep practicing hard, when your opportunity comes you just have to be ready to show the coaches you can do it in practice. And, at some point, I’m sure we’re gonna need you during the season, so you just gotta be ready.“
“He’s been working really hard in practice,” White said. “He gets a lot of reps out there, even though he may not be playing, just pushing himself to be the best player he can be.”