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Breaking: Bill Belichick Reportedly Makes Patriots' Starting Quarterback Decision

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The New England Patriots' supposed quarterback controversy isn't much of a controversy at all. 

According to NFL insider Field Yates, Patriots quarterback Mac Jones took 90 percent of the team's first-team reps during Wednesday's practice. 

The former first-round pick and Alabama star is going to start for the New England offense this Sunday. 

Bailey Zappe, meanwhile, will be his backup for the time being. 

"Breaking news for Week 8: Patriots QB Mac Jones took about 90% of the first teams reps in practice today and will start for the team on Sunday against the Jets, per source," said Field Yates.

Last Monday night, Mac Jones struggled in his return from injury. He began the game with two straight three-and-outs before throwing a costly pick in Bears' territory shortly thereafter. 

Bailey Zappe, meanwhile, scored touchdowns on his first two drives after replacing Jones in the first half. 

However, it appears Bill Belichick is sticking with Jones under center; a surprising decision and one that fans might be frustrated with.