Sunday's Patriots loss is one fans will talk about for a long time, but many likely wish they could forget. Before we fully put the 33-6 defeat in the rear view mirror, here are a few leftover thoughts.
In the span of roughly two years, after having what Belichick himself called “the best quarterback situation in the league,” the Patriots effectively lost both Brady and Garoppolo for a second-round pick in 2018 and a compensatory selection in the 2021 draft, which feels like one of the worst examples of roster management in the history of all professional sports.
How many people are expecting Patrick Mahomes to falter in the Super Bowl? The answer is not many, which means a failure will be far more damning for a player now universally regarded as the best in the NFL.
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As we start anew, let’s make this simple. Weeks ago, Bill Belichick told us he did not want to trade quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo. When the Patriots nonetheless elected to do so, they did not merely endorse Tom Brady for the foreseeable future.