FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) Patriots defensive lineman Chandler Jones broke his silence on Thursday and said ''I made a mistake'' that led to his hospitalization over the weekend.
Jones appeared in the New England locker room with 2 minutes left in the media availability. Asked if he felt the need to apologize to his teammates, he said: ''I feel the need to apologize to everyone.''
Jones showed up at a local police station disoriented on Sunday. Police escorted him to the hospital, where he was admitted and released the same day.
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New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick coach says his primary concern is Jones' health.
Both said they are turning their focus to Saturday's playoff game against the Kansas City Chiefs.
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