Rob Gronkowski, the number one tight end for the New-England Patriots walked off the field during the third quarter only to be ruled out of the fourth during this weekend’s last game against the JacksonvilleJaguars.
It is easy to see why people support the New EnglandPatriots. The team has been a dominant force in the NFL for so many years and they have shown an uncanny ability to overcome some truly overwhelming obstacles in the last couple of seasons.
The New EnglandPatriots stumbled out of the gate this season, and they have continued to stumble, though not necessarily because they are doing anything wrong. Injuries are the bane of most teams in the NFL.
When you look at the way the Patriots beat the OaklandRaiders, you understand the importance of depth in the NFL. Football is won by a team effort. Superstars cannot guarantee success and all the teams that have emphasized the accumulation of impressive playmakers above all else have found that out the hard way.
The celebrated Patriots quarterback Tom Brady is expected to return for another season. He will be featuring in the 2018 regular season; and this is according to his agent. As you know, there have been more questions than answers regarding the New England roster. Some top players have been feeding rumors of a potential breakaway. This has not been made easy by the internal wrangling that has also made headlines in the past few months. With all this uncertainty, one has to wonder whether the perceived disunity at New England could affect the odds for next season.
Following the recent events at the Patriots, there is a feeling that the team is entering the NFL draft with a very unique amount of firepower. They're definitely facing an unusual problem. The word has it that Tom Brady will not be returning for 2018 NFL season. According to Adam Schefter from ESPN, Brady has not yet shown commitment to playing in the 2018 NFL season, although some people especially those around him feel that he will be back. So far there is no official communication from Brady's camp concerning his status. Despite this report, Patriots Vegas odds still remain high, with many people going for the Patriots as the favorite team to win 2018 NFL title.
The New EnglandPatriots have enjoyed a lot of success since they hired Bill Belichick to be their head coach. Belichick helped turn one of the worst franchises in the NFL to the gold standard thanks to his ability to get players to buy into his system.