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2019-2020 New England Patriots

Discussion in 'Off-Topic' started by 5811, Feb 4, 2019.

  1. PennyPincher

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    Really? because I remember him looking like he was lucky if he could get out of bed without help. true he had surgery and rehabbed and then came back for a a SB win but much of that season Osweiler started! He started 7 games for crying out loud and went 5-2 that stretch which got them into the post season. Peyton is going to have serious issues as he ages for sure.

    I notice that no one says anything about Drew Brees being 40. Or Eli being 38 and Rothlisberger at 37. Yet how many years has the media been predicting the end of Brady? Who, overall, has had far less serious injury history than any of them?
     
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  2. Igotid

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    Brady was the league MVP in 2017, won a super bowl in 2019 (6 months ago). He’s fine.
     
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  3. Garys

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    People have been saying this for about four years now.

    The LV Sports books have the Patriots as the favorite to win the SB this year.

    Brady surpassed Peyton a few seasons back. There is no question in anyone's mind except the Manning fan bois who the GOAT is. Even my hardcore Manning fan boi friend who lived in both Indiana and Colorado has stopped telling me that Manning was better than Brady. He's even stopped with the Deflategate jokes.

     
  4. Garys

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    Anyone who watched that SB knows that it was the DEFENSE that won it, not the offense and certainly not Manning. Who looked like he needed a walker for most of the game.

    Eli is a joke, Rothlisberger has been overrated since he entered the league, and Brees is nowhere near as good as Brady.

    Brady might retire after this year IF they win the SB. I think he just wants one more ring.

    I'd also ignore, as I'm sure you do, all the blather about how he's going to be with the Titans next year. Just something to fill air time on a radio station that would otherwise be playing Salsa music.

     
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  5. Garys

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    Andrew Luck informed the Colts that he's retiring. I guess you could say that the Colts are out of luck again.
     
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    He seemed injury prone and the team around him now isn't the same team that was built around Peyton. Indy was due for a rebuilding phase as Luck wasn't the guy to lead them I don't feel. If he was, they would have gone to a Super Bowl by now with him.
     
  7. Garys

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    He was injury prone, and often didn't have a good offense around him. Jacoby Brissette is now the guy, and they are going to have to build an offense around his strengths. One of which is his ability to run the ball.

     
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    It helps if you have an offensive line. Indy needs to start there.
     
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  9. Garys

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    It always seems as if they are two years away from being two years away from getting to the SB.

     
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    Patriots announced:

    They signed LB Scooby Wright and RB Robert Martin.

    In addition, they released DL Keionta Davis and WR Maurice Harris

    LB Brandon King is on injured reserve.
     
  11. PennyPincher

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    final preseason game tonight.

    Andrews is out for " a while" with blood clots in his lungs. hope he has a speedy recovery and can return to the team but definitely want him to get and stay healthy.
     
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    Depending on the cause, that could be a career ender. Hopefully not.

    I don't expect any of the starters to play tonight. It's more of a last evaluation of the "on the bubble" players before Saturdays cut down.

    Still, it should be entertaining. Besides, it's a beautiful night to sit out on the deck, smoke cigars, drink scotch, and solve the problems of the world. ;)

     
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  14. drgrant

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    Good God man, what will releasing Hoyer do? He has all that knowledge if the system.

    BH: Hello!
    MV: Want a job in the vaunted Titans org.?
    BH: Um, okay.
     
  16. Garys

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    There are plenty of people who know the Pats in Titans coaching already.


     
  17. slugworth

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    Pats gonna go after AB??

    lol
     
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  18. Garys

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    I wonder. He's talented, but is his talent worth the drama? The sports talk radio speculation is that now that's been cut, he gets no guaranteed money and has no contract. No big cap hit either.

    That Patriots can pick him up for short money and if he's more trouble than he's worth, cut him with no penalty.

    I don't know that they can get that done in time for tomorrow's game, besides they'd have to find a helmet for him. :D

     
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    You know AB now wants (and needs) to seriously showcase he’s not a TOTAL cancer and earn another contract for NEXT year. I’d def take a flight on him....I never liked him, but he’s truly a generational talent.
     
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    Seeing a couple of reports that the Pats have signed AB - I’ll see if I can find a link
     
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    Luck was injury prone because indys oline was gutter trash and they let him get annihilated. Any qb in that setup is going to have a a limited lifespan.
     
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    Antonio Brown agrees to sign with Patriots, gets $9 million guaranteed

    Antonio Brown has found a new home and it’s with a team many had been linking him to: the New England Patriots.

    Brown agreed to a one-year deal with the Patriots the same day the Oakland Raiders released him. He is getting a 1-year deal worth up to $15 million, with $9 million guaranteed, ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports. Bleacher Report’s Master Tesfatsion first reported Brown had reached a deal with the Pats.

    Brown agreeing to a deal with New England won’t come as a shock to many within the industry.

    The Patriots love to try to pick up players with off-field issues and bet that Bill Belichick’s culture will keep them in line. That is exactly what they’re going to try to do with Brown.

    It remains to be seen if Belichick will have better luck with the wide receiver than Jon Gruden did in Oakland. They are paying a big price to see.
     
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    Wow.
     
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    Holy crap!
     
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    Epic deal
     
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    Let's just hope that AB stops spreading his cancer cuz Belichick won't put up with it for a second.
     
  28. NH_Realtor

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    Bill will just cut him. And honestly if AB isn’t 100% in Tom wont throw him the ball. He’s done it before.
     
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    Meh. He's obviously a great player, and I'm sure he'll be productive and help the team. But it's hard to get behind a guy like that. Maybe they'll teach him how to act like a professional adult.
     
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    One man's trash is another man's treasure.....AB will have a tuff time with Bill.....My guess might be that Bill will fill a hole and when he is not needed will be bounced.
     

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