6 possible landing spots for Mac Jones in 2024

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Minnesota Vikings

The Vikings are in a bit of a similar situation as the Rams regarding their quarterback situation, with Kirk Cousins heading to free agency and the need to decide if they should risk bringing him back for another season or two. The problem they're running into, of course, is the lack of success throughout his tenure and the salary he is reportedly demanding from a new contract, neither of which are very appealing.

There have been talks of Minnesota potentially trading up in this year's draft to get their Cousins replacement since they are assumed to be out of reach from any of the top prospects at pick 11. But if they don't go that route, they could explore a trade for Jones, who is still young and moldable and will likely benefit from a change of scenery.

The Vikings are already a better offense than the Patriots, with Jordan Addison leading the receivers unless Justin Jefferson is re-signed and T.J. Hockenson having a career year as the primary tight end target. They're projected to have over $40 million in cap space to spend in free agency, as well, which could make their offense even better next season.

That's a situation Jones would probably thrive in, with great coaching and weapons to work with. So it seems like a real possibility the Vikings could be interested.

Atlanta Falcons

This wouldn't have been a possibility had Bill Belichick gotten the head coaching job in Atlanta, but since he didn't, the Falcons are another possible destination for Jones in 2024.

Since moving on from Matt Ryan, just like the Patriots and Tom Brady, the Falcons have struggled to find a competent quarterback they can rely on. Taylor Heinicke and Desmond Ridder aren't the future of the franchise, so trading for Jones could solve their problems reasonably quickly.

Drafting a quarterback isn't out of the realm of possibilities for them, either. They hold the eighth overall pick and could be in the running for one of the top prospects who fall into their lap. But it may not be the guy they want or believe in, forcing them to go in another direction and opening the door for a Jones trade.

Atlanta isn't exactly a destination that most quarterbacks would necessarily want to be in since they have been a bit of a dysfunctional team as of late. But a new head coach and a young offense to work with, like Bijan Robinson and Kyle Pitts, could turn things around for Jones and the team.