The experiment failed, however, as Zappe threw an interception to end the game. It was a difficult day for both Jones and Zappe with the two quarterbacks going a combined 18-of-27 throwing for 173 yards, no touchdowns and two interceptions.
There were more questions than answers, particularly as it relates to how the game finished. According to Belichick, per ESPN’s Mike Reiss, no decisions have been made for next week. But for right now, the Patriots coach felt like it was time for a change.
Bill Belichick: Thought it was time for a change; not making any QB decisions for next week at this time. pic.twitter.com/VIXFRboL5C
— Mike Reiss (@MikeReiss) November 12, 2023
Quarterback play has been inconsistent for the entire season.
Change needs to take place, although it remains to be seen if anybody in the quarterback room can provide a spark. The Patriots might have to wait until the offseason for better results.