Ex-Tom Brady Patriots teammate vows revenge against Bill Belichick in upcoming Chargers game: “I’m excited to go back and pick Mac Jones off”

When the New England Patriots host the Los Angeles Chargers on December 3, former Patriots cornerback JC Jackson will be looking forward to taking planned revenge from his previous team on the field.

Jackson signed a five-year deal, $82 million with the Chargers during free agency in 2022 following a successful four-year career in New England, however, his first season started off slow due to an ankle surgery l he suffered just before the season began.

Ex-Patriots JC Jackson declared to pick Mac Jones in the Chargers vs Patriots upcoming match

During an appearance on the NFL Network’s “NFL Total Access Live” this week, the ex-Patriots Jackson didn’t mince his words when expressing his determination to take revenge against his former coach, Bill Belichick, in the upcoming game between the Los Angeles Chargers and the Patriots in Week 13.


“It’s a revenge game for me. I’m excited to go back and pick Mac Jones off and show them why they should’ve never let me go”, he said.

The thirteen-week game will be the takeaway machine’s first game against his former team since he departed during the 2022 offseason.

In his final season in New England, the former Maryland Terrapin recorded eight interceptions, a forced fumble, and a career-high 58 combined tackles, leading him to earn a Pro Bowl nod and second-team All-Pro honors.

Having spent four years with the Patriots, Jackson developed into a formidable force and made significant contributions to the team’s success during his tenure. Despite proving his worth in the team, Patriots placed a second-round free-agent tender on him and not a first-round tender. Bill Belichick just let the team’s top-performing player go due to the salary he was intending to get as it had been reported JC was seeking to become the highest-paid cornerback in the league.

J.C. Jackson

The upcoming matchup between the Chargers and the Patriots is already highly anticipated, given the storyline of Jackson facing his former team and coach. As players seek to gain any edge they can, rivalries and personal vendettas often fuel their performances. Hence, the cornerback’s determination to make an impact against his former team is not unusual in the competitive landscape of the NFL.

As the Chargers and the Patriots prepare to face off, football enthusiasts are eagerly anticipating the outcome of this highly-anticipated battle, where revenge and redemption take center stage.


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Maliha works as a content writer in Sportszion specializing in NFL and NBA. She has completed her graduation and post-graduation, majoring in MIS (Management Information Systems). She loves analyzing sports and keeping fans updated with the latest sport buzzes.


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