Predicting the Jersey Number For Every New Patriot: 2020 Edition

-by DNOMN8R314

As my posting history may indicate, I’ve always been interested in jersey numbers.

And since it’s far too early for definitive roster projections, let’s try to predict something else.

A couple of guidelines:

  • I’m assuming every reported UDFA signing is correct.
  • I’m also assuming no player currently on the roster changes his number.
  • I’m ignoring potential cuts for the moment, which will obviously add to the list of available numbers.
  • Aside from the Patriots’ retired numbers (and 56, which isn’t officially retired but is not even issued during the preseason), I’m making predictions as if the numbers 12 and 87 will not be handed out this year.

Here goes.

Veteran signings:

Beau Allen, DL: 94
Allen has worn 94 and 91 in his career, wearing the former for his first four years in the NFL. That number is available in New England.

Damiere Byrd, WR: 13
Both of Byrd’s previous numbers, 18 and 14, are currently occupied in Foxboro. Assuming Byrd wants a number in the 10s, only 13 and 19 are available. Since it’s been guessed that Byrd will fill Phillip Dorsett’s role with the Patriots, let’s give him Dorsett’s old number.

Brandon Copeland, LB: 52
Copeland has mostly worn 51 in the NFL, but as that’s currently Ja’Whaun Bentley’s number, let’s add one.

Cody Davis, S: 22
If rookies got to pick before veterans, I wouldn’t give Davis 22. But as the number has been opened up following the release of Obi Melifonwu, and Davis wore 22 during the last season-plus, he gets it.

Brian Hoyer, QB: 2
Hoyer has adopted 2 as his number of choice in the later years of his career, wearing it last preseason instead of the 8 he’d worn in his first stint with New England. He’ll probably take it again.

Marqise Lee, WR: 19
Lee wore 11 in Jacksonville, but he won’t be able to squirrel away that number here. But Lee wore 9 in college, and going with that digit in the ones place, 19 is available.

Adrian Phillips, S: 21
Phillips’ familiar 31 is worn by Jonathan Jones, but changing the tens digit, there’s an obvious choice available.

Dan Vitale, FB: 45
Vitale’s collegiate 40 is retired in New England, so he gets the number he wore as a Packer.

Draft picks:

Kyle Dugger, S: 44
If not for veterans picking first, I’d have selected 22 for Dugger. As it is, I am now out of numbers in the 20s and 30s, leaving only a few 40s numbers to select from. Dugger’s college number was 2, and I already explained why I didn’t put 22 here. Since Malik Gant currently wears 42, let’s double 22 and go with 44, a good number for a hard-hitting safety.

Josh Uche, LB: 58
This is a tough one to choose. If Tashawn Bower (a defensive lineman from last year’s practice squad) weren’t still on the team, I’d have selected 96 easily, as Uche wore 6 at Michigan. I’d like 98, but linebackers don’t wear 90s numbers as much in today’s NFL. I also like 48, but the Patriots generally give their linebackers 50s numbers first. Therefore my selection is 58.

Anfernee Jennings, LB: 53
Jennings wore 33 in college. Going with the theme of “keep the ones digit if available and it looks good,” 53 is available.

Devin Asiasi, TE: 86
It’s always easy to predict these when the player’s college number is available. (Although not always correct… looking at you, Jarrett Stidham.)

Dalton Keene, TE: 48
I’m torn between 48 and 88 for Keene, for whom I can’t use the ones-digit trick. (Keene wore 29 as a Hokie, 49 belongs to Joe Cardona, and 89 is retired.) The reason I’m picking 48 is that Keene is expected to play more as an H-back tight end, and I generally think of 40s numbers for H-backs. (However, the Patriots did give TE/FB hybrid Andrew Beck the 86 jersey last preseason, so this rule is not absolute.)

Justin Rohrwasser, K: 6
As his college number 16 is worn by Jakobi Meyers, I used the ones-digit trick for Rohrwasser.

Michael Onwenu, G: 66
Onwenu’s 50 from Michigan is occupied, and there aren’t many OL options to choose from. I’ve picked 66 as it’s a very round-looking number for a mountainous guard.

Justin Herron, T: 75
College number.

Cassh Maluia, LB: 46
Also college number. (Though it’ll be unusual seeing 46 on a player who is neither a fullback nor wearing a neck roll.)

Dustin Woodard, C: 67
While centers are allowed to wear 50s numbers in the NFL, and Woodard wore 53 at Memphis, the Patriots almost always give their offensive linemen 60s and 70s numbers. I’ve already assigned 53 (though there will be some number doubling in the preseason), 63 is Yodny Cajuste’s, and 73 is retired. Since the Patriots more commonly assign 60s numbers to interior linemen, I’ve given Woodard the only 60s number left.

Undrafted rookies:

Rashod Berry, TE: 82
As Berry is more of a fullback-TE hybrid, my instinct was to give him 43, which would have also fulfilled the ones-digit trick (college number: 13). But given Beck last year (see Keene above), I went with an 80s number, keeping as close to the ones digit as I could.

Myles Bryant, CB: 43
Only defensive back number available without doubling.

Jake Burt, TE: 84
College number.

Nick Coe, DE: 71
It was in trying to pick Coe’s number that I realized I’d have one number in the 70s or 90s unworn entirely and started wishing I’d given Uche 98 instead. But I’ve already made my picks, and Coe matches his ones digit (91 at Auburn).

De’Jon Harris, LB: 47
Had I given Uche 98, Harris would be my pick for 58, as he wore 8 at Arkansas. But as 90s linebackers are becoming rarer and there are only four possible 40s numbers to double, I chose to double the fullbacks (leaving Keene and Cardona alone) and give Harris 47.

Will Hastings, WR: 88
With only two 80s numbers left and zero in the 10s, two receivers will have to wear a single-digit number for the preseason. But as Hastings wore 33 in college, and by completing the left-side curves to make the digits into 88, I had my pick.

Trevon Hill, DE: 97
As I’ve already assigned Hill’s collegiate 94, I gave him another 90s number. As 4 and 7 are both angular ones digits, 97 was the pick.

Brian Lewerke, QB: 5
Lewerke’s college number, 14, is worn in New England, so I added the digits together to pick his number.

Bill Murray, DL: 72
Murray fell into the UDFA DL conundrum described above. He wore 95 in college, but I was out of 90s numbers (I assigned 98 below), leaving me 72 and 77 to pick from. The Pats have given the former number out more often, so it was the pick, and 77 remains open.

Sean Riley, WR: 1
Riley ends up with a single digit, and gets his college number for now.

J’Mar Smith, QB: 8
College number.

J.J. Taylor, RB: 21
Since all RB numbers are taken, Taylor doubles up with his college number.

Kyahva Tezino, LB: 45
Davis really did throw me off, as had I been able to give Dugger 22, Tezino could wear his college number 44. As it is, I moved him up one.

Jeff Thomas, WR: 81
One proper WR number left and it goes to Thomas.

Courtney Wallace Jr., DL: 98
Wallace, who wore 90 in college, gets the last round ones digit.

Isaiah Zuber, WR: 9
Zuber also ends up with a single-digt number, and the one most often issued by the team in camp, worn by players from V’Angelo Bentley to Tarell Brown to Gunner Olszewski.

Let’s see how wrong I am this year.

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Read an article this morning about Mike Tyson potentially returning to boxing. The guy training with him said, “Can you imagine a third Holyfield fight?”

Uh, yeah. Two of the biggest names ever in the game. Two guys who definitely could use the money. A nearly dead “sporting event” that needs the draw and the attention. And the nostalgia craze in entertainment today.

Twenty seconds thinking about it and now I can’t imagine it not happening.

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This has all the appeal to me as bumfights on Youtube. I don’t want to see two sad older men pummel each other into brain damage land.

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Maybe Holyfield wants both ears to look symmetrical.

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Outside the box thinking.

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maybe he just wants a kith

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https://weei.radio.com/blogs/ryan-hannable/nfl-rumors-patriots-lose-key-front-office-member-to-titans

Monti was front and center on the Patriots post draft show. This is what happens when you do well as a franchise for 20 years , you lose good people.

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I’m always amused when some team wins a championship, and get thoroughly dismantled the following year, losing players to free agency, and key personnel. It’s amazing the Pats can retool from these things each year.

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OK, I’m here. The party can start now….

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Party of two.

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Sorry I missed the Gong Show discussion. I did, however, check the balance in my secondary checking account to see if it was $516.32….

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Any balloons?

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Nope. No stray paper bags, either….

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Breathing better?

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Much better. Worked at the store again tonight (second day in a row), and went for a walk at lunch today, close to a mile. So my bouts of breathing shortness are fewer, and I’m starting to work on my endurance, slowly but surely. Not ready for an elliptical machine yet, but that’ll come….

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How are you holding up in lockdown? Have they started lifting any restrictions where you are?

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Doing okay. I work from home anyway, so no great disruption. Texas started lifting restrictions last week, but I think a lot of people have been ignoring them anyway. Half the people aren’t bothering with masks. Cases here are still climbing.

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Great news!

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So Cam announced he is retiring today.

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Functionally, I mean. Not team is going to meet his “requirements”.

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Just saw your reply. Looks like he is taking time off to rehab. Smart move considering the peculiar football season this year.

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Oh he did?

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Hi

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Arrrr

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Is it June yet???

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The new Pirates of the Caribbean movie is due out. Don’t take the kids, though- it’s rated Arrrrr!

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{drum roll……cymbal crash}

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(sound of dog being thrown offstage)

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LOL…….. With the the Unknown Comic

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Now there is a show that helped get me through my teenage years. Gene Gene the Dancing Machine…

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The youngins’ here won’t know what we’re talking about…. 🙂

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X>D

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YYYYYYYEEEEEEEEESSSSSSSSS

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More Gene, less Chuck! And more Jumpin’ at the Woodside, less One O’Clock Jump.

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LOLOLOLOL!!!! I’m dying…

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Somebody actually liked your demise.

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So The Athletic is saying Cam will NOT play as anyone’s backup. He’s going to rehab and wait for the lockdown to lift, maybe even wait until a starter gets hurt.

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Eh……

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So The Athletic is saying Cam is washed up?

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I don’t know I’m just bored.. sounds like he’s only going to play for a situation that designates him as the starter from day 1. He won’t go into an open competition at QB.

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That’ll change if he wants an NFL spot. But rehabing and getting well is a smart approach

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That’s what he should do IMO,

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Washington is in a win-win with Haskins. He plays well they have a QB and can move on. What you’ve seen is what you get and he plays them into Lawrence or Fields.

Jacksonville is the best fit as a team that has the skill players to go around him and could get reasonably competitive. But Marrone and Caldwell seem damn determined to ride Gardner Minshew to the unemployment line.

Waiting for an injury is a really risky proposition.

I had said last fall he’d get cut and have a damn hard time finding a job.

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s_MS4ASXe18

I bet this is what Patriots fan have been thinking about all day.

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Much as I hated Shula, he was right about that one. I’d expect nothing less from Ron Meyer. Classic funny moment though.

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This was before my time as a Pats fan but I did meet John Smith. I went to his soccer camp when I was a kid. Really nice guy.

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I wasn’t happy when the Pats hired Meyer. How dare SMU take over the car payments for Dickerson’t Trans Am after the Aggies made the down payment! I hate it when teams cheat better than my team cheats.

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I never hated Shula . Respected him and wanted to beat him but never hated him.

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Patriots college scout moving on to the Titans.

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Ossenfort? Wow, that’s big. He was the college scouting director, one step below Caserio. Well, I suppose it’s better than losing Caserio! 🙂

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Yikes – didn’t realize it was Ossenfort

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Bucs are now considered Patriots South.
Titans: Not so fast, my friend

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Ben Watson talks Brady-Belichick relationship, expectations for Stidham | NFL | SPEAK FOR YOURSELF – 21/04/2020
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_07tOzMSGXQ

Very interesting interview

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I’m surprised he said the Patriots will win more games than the Bucs this year. Stid The Kid® LET’S GO!

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Studyham.

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R.I.P. Don Shula

One of the greatest coaches of all times.

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Also, and I hate to bring this up, but the first time BB did the mid-round double-dip for a TE + TE/H-back combo was not Gronk/Hernandez but David Thomas and Garrett Mills in 2006. The game was a lot different then, but those guys were also awful.

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Anfernee Jennings (Alabama EDGE) vs LSU 2019
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MXBM-7hEFSs

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Jennings, like Flowers, is not impressive on those combine measures.
But when you watch the tape, you can see that those are players are much more than athletic stats, those are the blue collar guys that any coach love.
Those are guys that fight relentlessly until the clock hits zero and actually give chances for other players to shine.

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Trey’s description reads more like a raw player who needs refinement, and we know he got there by mastering technique. Jennings’ reads more like a guy who has played a lot but might be maxed out already. We’ll see if that’s the case, but not ideal given that he’s already a rigid athlete.

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Uche’s body type is as exciting as Jennings’ is not. Jennings looks stout and stiff. Uche looks like he can do anything.

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Different roles it will work out

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Don’t sleep on Jennings, he looks like Trey Flowers at LB

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Funny you say that. I had another 3rd round edge defender in mind… Geneo Grisson

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Grissom actually had a good combine

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you could also say Jermaine Cunningham 🙂

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Making omelettes.

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Present uncertainty- Possible future significant revenue/ cap situation- Abnormal number of 5th year options declined. A to B to C…

I’m not sure how much it actually says about the draft class.

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While I think the Colts declining Hooker’s option is silly… he’s a prime change-of-scenery candidate. I think Lombardi mentioned him as potentially getting moved on his podcast a little while back. He’s flashed skills and been inconsistent. Probably just coasting off hype and not working as hard as he needs to, and the NFL has put him in his place a bit.

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https://www.espn.com/nfl/story/_/id/29119922/2020-nfl-power-rankings-1-32-poll-plus-post-draft-winners-every-team

I think this is the first time I haven’t seen NE in the top ten in over a decade.

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The Pats get to be under-dogs again!?

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Shocking, they’ve never been

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ESPN is barking up the wrong tree.

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Canine-not read another pun thread on here, Jdog? I mean, is it too much to ask?

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Shih! Tzu started another pun thread?

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Well you guys know every year I go crazy for one receiver that never makes the team or don’t last.
I’m on the Lee wagon, I think he’s very talented and if he’s healthy he will be a good addition.
The knee injury is two years ago, he hurt his shoulder last season and didn’t play at all, think that’s healed.
I actually think if he stays healthy he will be our two or three receiver.

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Curious, does he contribute on special teams? That might make the difference for some of the WRs.

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The real question is, do you contribute to special teams as a fan?

-BB

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Enough of the special teams BS, we got enough of them.

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LOL, don’t tell me. Tell Bill. He still thinks it’s 1/3 of the game.

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We got enough guys to cover that.

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I’m not disagreeing with you but I’m telling you that BB will most likely take it into consideration when considering the last WR roster spot(s).

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If Lee is healthy he won’t be fighting for a last spot

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Byrd wins the job if you want another special teamer.

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The Pats drafted 2 TEs and signed a FB in FA. They have two RBs under contract with some WR skills. They could conceivably have 5 RBs, 3 TE and 1 FB under contract. Are they even going to carry 5 WRs?

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Hell, unless you expect rookies to contribute at TE right away (typically a mistake) then you probably have 4 TE under contract on 9/1.

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Yes, if you consider Matthew Slater a WR. 🙂

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BB needs 55 wins to surpass Shula in wins. He’s 68 years old. If he averaged 11 wins per season it would take 5 years and he would be 73. I doubt he could maintain 11 wins a year now that Brady is gone. Can you see him coaching for at least 5 more years and do you think he wants that record?

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I think he would have liked the record just to stick it in Shula’s face. Now that he’s dead, not sure.

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He has his kids with him now, so he probably will go as long as they are still around. I think this is also why assistants are scattering.

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I think BB will coach for a long time.

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Longer than 5 years?

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I’m going 10

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78! Wow, that’s a long time. I can’t see that but If he did that he would definitely get the record.

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Look at him, he’s healthy and obsessed with football, he probably die from boredom if he retires early.

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Nah, Belichick and Jimmy Johnson will spend their remaining years fishing together from the stern of XII Rings.

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I didn’t know Don Shula had died

RIP

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90 years is a long life and he had a hell of a good one compared to most.

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Dalton Keene, TE | Virginia Tech Game Highlights
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OSPji5M48GI

I really compare his game with Kyle Juszczyk

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He doesn’t look 6’4″ 250.

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He is very dangerous in space

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I was thinking the same thing. He doesn’t look that big.

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Asiasi looks bigger than him, but the official measures say the opposite

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Didn’t watch this but I thought that on draft night. I was thinking 6’2, 230 Move TE/ H Back/ Full Back…

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Notice how nobody ever has a lowlights video. I think those could be more valuable for many players in the scouting process.

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I was looking how he was being used at VIrginia Tech and that is almost like 49ers use Kyle Juszczyk

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Yeah, show me every dropped pass, fumble, and missed block, please. At least that one wasn’t full of vomit-inducing music.

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it was a video of Pats youtube channel 🙂

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Makes sense, I didn’t look at anything below the video.

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They used him like Juszczyk at VT but Kyle is 6’1 240 not 6’4 254 like Dalton. He looks versatile though so they could use him in a lot of ways.

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He was also used as a running back, H-back, and wildcat QB in high school.

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If Asiasi was 6′ 6″ like Kmet he would have been picked ahead of him

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I actually love that the NFL is just trucking along and not stopping anything. I can’t wait to see how the first draft on the season schedule is released this week. I fully expect it to change once college football is officially done for the year and the NFL takes over on Saturday’s and crushes the ratings. 32 motivated and focused billionaires can overcome just about anything.

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Yeah I think they will play

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I’m kinda worried with O-line players and D-line players

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?

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some are kinda fat

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Kind of?!

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ok, many of them

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Cartman says they’re not fat! They’re big-boned!

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What’s that ball-shaped bone that protrudes from the stomach? Sami would know.

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These guys are young and strong and in one of the safest age group vs this virus. They have a higher chance getting busted on drug possession than this.

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Everyone can put full-length face shields in their helmets.

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Easy

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I think that should be mandatory

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I’m now picturing some kind of post-apocalyptic breathing devices. Sweet.

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Everyone carries their own portable oxygen concentrator.

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I saw one guy walk into a liquor store with a full on hazmat respirator– It was appropriate for nuclear fallout. Was kinda cool.

Then I also saw the guy who believes he’s being an American Patriot Rebel by not wearing a mask. He was buying mini bottles of vodka and peach schnapps, which kinda threw me off.

Saw the full spectrum..

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So I heard Harry is putting in work, couldn’t read cus they wanted money to register on their site, what is he doing if anyone read.
I hope and prays he improve because he will have a tough competition this year, I’m sure he won’t be cut but if Lee stays healthy and Byrd can catch on plus these talented undrafted rookies playing time will be hard to come by.
Me personally don’t think he got the tools to elevate his game but will be glad if he sticks around.

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My memory is fritzing out here. I’m thinking he might be one of those guys who came into camp a bit muscle bound and slow. Might be the kind of thing he could lose five pounds and gain a bit of athleticism/speed. I can’t think of the guy who came into camp oversized, and improved as the season went on.

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We will see

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I mean, he’ll never be a Kenbrell Thompkins.

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LMAO, HE CAN’T BE HE WAS A FIRST ROUND PICK.
KT CONTRIBUTED MORE IN HIS FIRST YEAR.

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Is that Taiwanese baseball on ESPN yet? That ESPN tried to steal, and eventually paid for? I haven’t turned my TV on for two months, other than the first draft night.

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I don’t know about where you are Smack but this virus crap is depressing for many and they would rather not talk about it much on here cus this is like a getaway from the news all day talking about it.
We are losing money , summer is about to go away and that’s a blower and big financial hit for someone like me, please we hear enough about the vivus on TV so let’s talk about it less please.

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Fair enough. I’ll talk about anything, but can at least make an effort to reel it in at the times when certain folks request that I do so.

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ok, i understand that. I also lost money, don’t get me wrong.
All i want to say is that there is hope ahead of us.
People are gonna return to some normalcy soon.

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I hope so, depression will start killing people more then the virus.

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I agree, but there is some light at the end of tunnel. We just need to adapt to the new times and that will happen.

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I think in 2020, the best chances to watch live sports events on TV are tennis, golf, maybe some basketball, skiing, surf. Team sports are in a tough place, specially the ones with more players involved.

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tennis will be hard without fans… they dont have the same financial deals with television, so a lot more of their money comes from ticket sales and fan attendance…

plus the money is so heavily skewed towards the top, a lot of players have no safety net or savings to fall back on and may need to get jobs outside of tennis

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Sports on TV is our best chance to watch some at least in 2020

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right, i meant to say that tennis is unlikely to happen in its large events (grand slams, masters series, etc…) if they’re unable to do it with fans in the stands.

Not to mention the compication of getting players travelling internationally the way they would need to do

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I think there will be plenty of professional players and leagues who will take their chances. I think college sports are the only ones who will be completely shut down and suffer the most. The government can’t scare the crap out of the public and hype up a second wave and then all of the sudden allow stadiums filled with thousands of college students for sports.

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Black fly season is starting in NH. My dog wants to go out, gets bit, then immediately wants to come back in. Then she stares at me because she wants to go out, and this time could I please let her out without the bugs.

I do have some Buggone herbal spray that works, but it smells nasty and I’d rather save that for times when we’re out hiking for a few hours at a time.

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Teach her to use a swatter.

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Idiot dog has no opposable thumbs!

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We started the re-opening today, but of course we didn’t returned to the normalcy.
People are still scared and trying to find the best ways to protect themselves and their families, We had no client in the office today, all our work was made through cellphones, email and internet.
Things can only be back to some normalcy when people find a way to trust what they are doing and that can increase their confidence. That’s the key word for the economic rebound of all this: CONFIDENCE

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Smack, can we stick to football?

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we won’t have an NFL season, IMO
The most likely outcome to watch sport events is the NBA, if teams and players accept to stay at one place 2 or 3 months

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Why don’t you think there won’t be an NFL season exactly?

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the logistics are really big, once a player, coach, etc is infected you will have to quarantine everybody on that team.

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Yeah, it’d be easier to do with basketball with only so many players. 52+ players plus large coaching staffs will be tough.

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Why? You don’t think the NFL billionaires won’t have their own private testing on a consistent basis for the players?

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OK, then we can talk about the 2021 season. This is a football site. I appreciate your enthusiasm but no one comes here to argue about something other than football.

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#ItsTreyLanceSon

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I was hoping this would turn into a Keirkegaard discussion.

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Its not that I mind non-football discussion. But at least limit the relentless back-and-forth bickering to Tom Brady or 2nd round safeties or something.

Smack has made his thoughts about public health policy known. People who object to them have made their objections known. It’s beating a dead horse.

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Fun fact: Kierkegaard would be less dreadful to read, but he phrased most everything as a hypothetical, so the church wouldn’t send assassins after him… probably.

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i want to return to normalcy as much as anyone. I was already working at the office today, but we need to understand we won’t go back to our lives like in February. And i feel the same about sports.
Of course, i want to watch sport events as much as anyone here. And i hope it can return soon.

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thats not entirely true… there is plenty of discussion here about things other than football, its just that football is the one commonality that brought us all together

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I think it was always football during the day, whatever at night since the ESPN Boston days.

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Yes, you are right. This is a community at this point beyond just football. But with football being the focal point, I think we can at least make an effort to limit the dead horse beating/arguing to football.

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Yeah, Smack. Do you think this season will be a pandemic for the Patriots? I’m afraid our offense will be infected with mediocrity. Will Hoyer be quarantined on the sideline? Will Stidham come up with the antidote to cure all of our ailments on “O”?

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Well played!

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Bundesleague is already in danger to return after they found 10 new players with Covid-19

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Hmm, not the key world I’d have chosen. I’d say the key word is TESTING.

Allowing a re-opening doesn’t mean it’s safe to be around people, it merely means that most hospitals are ready for their next round of patients, and that they recognize that people need money for necessities.

It’s not that people are scared, it’s that they’re being pragmatic. I don’t like to hang the scared tag on people just trying to stay healthy.

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I needed to pick some things up from Home Depot this morning and the only people I saw wearing masks were the employees. Out here, most people I see are more anxious to move around freely then being afraid.

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The masks are mandatory here in closed spaces and public transportations. Police can fine if people don’t obey

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NFL execs say Patriots ‘hit a grand slam’ drafting TE Devin Asiasi
https://www.nbcsports.com/boston/patriots/nfl-execs-say-patriots-hit-grand-slam-drafting-te-devin-asiasi

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What if they said it with sarcasm, and that sarcasm was missed by the reporter?

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HOF or GTFO!

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“OHhhHHHh yeah!! He’s sooOOOooo great, Pats hit a GRAND SLAMMM (chuckles from other execs in the background)”

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LOL!!!! I’m just wondering, if the guy thought he was such a grand slam in the 3rd round, why didn’t he draft him on his team earlier? You might be right on that sarcasm theory.

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The article has exec quotes lauding 1 pick for each of the 32 teams. I wouldn’t take it as a huge endorsement. Just NFL people saying a big fast TE has upside, which we could figure out.

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I wasn’t aware of his 3 game suspension. Has it been reported what it was for?

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where’s our insider when we need him?

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Oh yeah. Memo will probably have that info.

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Will BB surpass Shula’s win record? Will anyone?

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Hugo, you metioned Dalton Keene as a potential FB. I am pretty sure I’ve read this other places as well but I’m curious as to where it is coming from. He is 6’4 253. Seems too big/tall to be a FB. Have there been FBs this size?

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Develin and Jakob Johnson are both roughly 6’3″ 255, so it seems right in the ballpark

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Yeah, I just looked that up. People said his measurables were similar to Kittle so I’m just picturing Kittle and he seems like he’d be too tall. But he’s pretty close in size to Develin.

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I said that more because he was used in the backfield pretty frequently at VTech than anything else.

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Ok, that’s what I was wondering. Thanks.

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Adam Schefter

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NFL officially will not play any international games this season:

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HALLELUJAH!

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Saw an article about how Tottenham built that fancy retractable field and the NFL screwed them over. It was one of those Daily Mail, type rags, so I didn’t take it too seriously.

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Tottenham will lose a lot of money next season

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For all those here that love conspiracies and have questions regarding Covid-19 you will probably find this interesting. It will probably be removed from YouTube soon or go viral like so many of these things do. Either way some of the facts he points out are very interesting. If you listen to it, then it will be interesting for you to see what he says will happen soon becomes a reality.

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=hrcMZrr17YI

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For the record, I never used the term “conspiracy theory”. I just stated conspiracies. I’ve learned that there are both conspiracy theories and conspiracy facts in this world and time usually let’s you know which is which.

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For the record. Irrelevant nonsense.

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What is?

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Sorry, don’t have time for this conversation. I need to check in on my bigfoot UFO forum.

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Good luck with that and it makes sense.

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Hmmm

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I’ve watched 6 minutes of it but I can’t go on. Is he trying to insinuate the virus is a hatched-up scheme from the world’s billionaires? Researchers have known for years something like this WILL happen at some point and have tried to prepare for it because it has happened periodically throughout human history. It doesn’t mean they brought it about to create a “new world order”. (If that was what he was trying to say, I didn’t watch it all.)

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I gave up on it too.. As soon as he started equating the virus as the next step in the failed attempt to impeach President Trump.

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Well, if you couldn’t listen to the end then you didn’t get to hear what he claims will be coming next. I think it will be interesting to see if what he says will happen.

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I stopped as soon as I saw “Reverend.”

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Stokes, we moved on from Brady cause it’s the best thing to do since he don’t play for us anymore.
Got nothing to do with the love for him.
And we are putting our hopes in Stid cus he’s obviously going to be our starter.
Crying over Brady will do no good.
We are unto ITSSTUDHAMBABY.

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I will say this, I didn’t expect this board to move on from Brady so quickly and decisively.

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Who?

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That QB from Notre Dame we had for a few years.

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LOL!! wait, don’t you mean Michgan State?

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Brady Quinn?

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Yeah, Charlie Weis!

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Blasphemy!

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It is what it is.

Personally, as a Patriots fan since 1966, I am very grateful for all he has done for the Patriots. Is it disappointing he didn’t finish his career in New England? Sure.
We may never know the complete story for him leaving but he decided to move to TB for his future. That can be respected. 20 years at one place is very unique.
But now it is time to look forward while being grateful for the past. We will have this same discussion when BB leaves.

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Same here, but people have latched on to Stidham incredibly quickly. There’s a hilarious amount of trust heaped on someone who’s done absolutely nothing in the NFL.

That’s not fair…he’s thrown a pick six.

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Yeah but just look at the insane amount of help he’ll receive from N’Keal Harry, Damien Harris, Yodney Cajuste and Hjalyte Froholdt all becoming integral on offense and Joejuan Williams become a huge key on defense.

I assume everybody’s predicting the same kind of huge “did nothing last year” to key starting piece this year leap for the 5 guys who were drafted ahead of Stidham?

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LOL!!!

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Reading all the hype about Stidham, it was obvious he was concerned about losing his starting job to a 2nd year.

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This is the least excited I’ve been about an NFL season in the past 20 years.

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Same.

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But…But… ITSSTUDHAMBABY!

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haha

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I’m the other way around. With Brady going to Tampa I feel like there’s 2x as much football I’m curious about watching.
Sh*t, can you imagine if the Pats figure out some way take it back to 1940, and just manhandle people on the ground, and Brady is having an MVP season, and they met in the super bowl? That would literally break sports.

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I can’t lie, if the Pats and a Brady-led Bucs make the Super Bowl, my heart would lead me to root more for Brady to win #7.

He’s my favorite player, what can I say.

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Obviously I’d be rooting for the Pats, but I’d just want to see that.

28-3 was supposed to be the be-all-end-all of “You can’t write that” sports moments for the rest of my life. Brady-Belichick master vs student collision of worlds, battle of the GOATs…. That’s the goddamn Iliad!

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I’d wonder who people outside of Pats/Bucs fans would root for.

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I think it’d be less interesting to non-Pats fans because it gives them an opportunity to discredit whoever loses. And it’s unlikely it happens anyway.
But to a Pats fan? That’d be like being the ancient Greeks and watching lightning crash through the sky. Mythological proportions.

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I think the rest of the NFL and fans would root for the Bucs. Seeing the Pats continue their dominance post-Brady would be a nightmare for every other fanbase. Brady is already cemented as the GOAT.

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Ew..Brady is probably all of our favorite players on this board. I’m not sure how that equates to wanting him to beat the team we root for.

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What’s the use in talking about it? It’s water under the bridge. I’d rather talk about how to pivot and compete in 2020.

As far as I’m concerned TB12 going to Tampa is a happy ending. I think I would have done the same thing in his shoes.

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I had been looking forward to the post-Brady years knowing his time was winding down but that was on the premise that he retired. I never thought he would ever play for another team and it’s gonna suck to have to watch that.

If he does well, it’s just going to further my original thought that the Pats should have kept him. If he struggles, it’s gonna make me mad when people say he’s a system QB. There’s no way this turns out well for me.

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Brady was the f’n system. IDGAF if people call him that, anymore. You’re not going to see Stidham (or anyone else) run that system the way he did.

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Brady wasn’t the system, the system is BB.

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So, the system was exactly the same with Bledsoe? It didn’t evolve with Brady?

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He’s a grownup, he can play football where he wants to. I’m a grownup, I’m not going to pout because some guy in the entertainment business moved to a different franchise.

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Are we supposed to be mourning his departure or something? It happened.. I was rooting for the Pats before he was on the team, I’m still rooting for the Pats.

What, in your eyes, is the appropriate response to Brady signing with the Bucs? Do you think Brady’s “moved on” from the Pats yet?

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I didn’t move on from Brady, nor will I until he retires. I’m actually super excited to see him elsewhere and what he can do without BB and vice versa. It will answer certain questions people have had over the last 2 decades.

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RIP Don Shula.

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That’s sad to hear. RIP

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Bleacher Report predicts the Patriots will go 4-12 in 2020. Discuss.

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Wouldn’t surprise me and it would be the 2nd best thing for them too.

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The best thing being going 3-13?

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High draft pick to get a good QB (4-12 implying that Stidham/Hoyer/whoever wet the bed).

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0-16… leave no doubt.

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GTFOOH. Last I checked, they still had the best HC in the NFL and one of the best OCs in the NFL. No, the offense isn’t going to be as dominant as years past, but their defense will be Top 10 (or even 5) and McDaniels will move the ball (it will just look a lot different).

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Hi Zoo, glad to see you back.

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Yeah, I didn’t handle the Brady departure, well. I couldn’t deal with the select few that were so quick to jump on the “he’s washed up, bla bla bla” like they did when Welker and *insert any other former Patriot* left.

Brady is my favorite player, ever. I will root for him until he retires. The Pats are still my team, though.

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You’re more positive about this than me, Zoo. I admire that.

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Yeah, I just don’t see them only winning 4 games. I think they win at least 8-10 games, still.

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Me neither, but making the playoffs will be gravy this year, not an expectation as in the past. Although the extra playoff spot is well within reach.

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At best, I think they go 8-8.

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which may well be good enough for playoff spot #7.

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I think Buffalo wins the division.

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Amen!

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#3 pick would be a real kick in the ass.

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Cool “Behind he Scenes” draft video in the feed. When Kraft says to Uche, “We have a pretty good track record with guys from Michigan.” I assume he’s referring to Shawn Crable.

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no, Pierre Woods duh

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Well, of course, track record being more than 1.

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@pyanow45 Interesting when looking at Rashod Berry’s profile. List’s himself as OLB for the Patriots. Everything I saw when he signed had him listed at TE. I know that he started off on defense at OSU before switching to TE his last few year

Minor news, UDFA TE/FB RaShod Berry was signed to play on defense

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Secret weapon, he will get ALL of the interceptions.

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…except he can’t catch…

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details, details.

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If Dalton Keene can be a legitimate blocker from FB, maybe you could use White as the tailback and Keene as the fullback, and flex both out to get mismatches in the passing game?

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WAKE UP!!!

May the 4th be with you!!!`

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the list on nfl.com has the top 10 QB/WR duos projected this year. With that in mind, what is your bet for Stidham’s top pass catcher not named Edelman this year? And stat estimate?
My bold prediction – Sanu 65/750/6TD

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Tough call. Not really sure on Sanu’s recovery. Not really sure on Edelman’s surgeries. Both are getting up there in age and no assurance that the new QB pumps the ball to Edelman like Brady did. He may not just throw to his buddies. He may have different buddies.

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Meyers. 55/503/6 TD

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And one of the rookie TEs will go 38/371/4 TD

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Top pass catcher, or top WR? Since you said pass catcher, James White. 80/700/7.

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I think White is going to be the biggest loser due to all the turmoil/identity changing the Pats are doing. His main value is attacking mismatches, unless the rookie TEs are surprising studs, those opportunities are going to be hard to come by.

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I’m assuming the Pats will be playing from behind most of the season, thus my choice of White.

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From your lips to absolutely no deity of significance’s ears

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😀

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I think if all goes well with Stidham, Harry, Edelman and Sanu will all get between 500 and 800 yards. Harry at the lower end but with the most TDs, Edelman at the high end but less TDs and YPC.
Sanu is the best run blocker on the team, he’s going to play more than people think, even in 2 WR sets.

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Hmmm… who knew. “Jon and the Commune-ists” sounds like a cool rock band name.

First hit: Your 10 Carrot Heart

Second hit: Almond Nuts

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Lowe’s not open on Sunday- when did that happen?

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ours is open. maybe a regional thing? or maybe a clean down day? I’ve seen places periodically close for a day for cleaning to protect the workers.

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Yep

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No idea.

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Stay home. Stay safe. We are in it together!!

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Shut up!!

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I even gave you an up vote for that one

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I’m just sick of hearing it.

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im extremely sick of hearing it.

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the good thing is CA is going to allow us to garden but just not in groups. they actually wrote that

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So I can’t go to the commune?

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My town is allowing the Community Garden to happen this year. We skipped the annual meeting and had just 6 of us do the set up. instead of all 30. The 6 of us had masks on. There shouldn’t be any issues unless people are stupid.

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I’m only in it for myself.

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Ours opens two hours late on Sundays.

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I checked the website and it said they were open on Sunday’s from 7AM-7PM- guess it changed.

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Cleanup. A comfort ferret crapped in Aisle 13.

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I should have sent in the dog.

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Comfort ferret, not comfort lizard.

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Close enough!!

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WELL I’M GOING WITH ITSSTUDHAMBABY!!!!!!!

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you can change your name from Its Brady Brady to Its Stud Stidham.

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SOON AS HE STARTS TO TO STUD THINGS, LOL.

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@DNOM
Michael Onwenu, G: 66
Onwenu’s 50 from Notre Dame is occupied, and there aren’t many OL options to choose from. I’ve picked 66 as it’s a very round-looking number for a mountainous guard.

He went to Michigan, not Notre Dame! That’s blasphemy!

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The guy will be huge for our run game .

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Yeah he’s a big boy too

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YEP OUR OLINE IS GONNA BE REALLY GOOD AND HAVE GOOD DEPTH.
I DON’T BUY THE CANNON AND SUCKS CRAP, HE HAD A BAD YEAR THAT HAD TO DO WITH INJURY TOO, HE WILL BOUNCE BACK HEALTHY.

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Blasphemy would have been Michigan State. Notre Dame is forgivable.