I figured this is somewhat Pats related news. Mods, merge with a relevant thread if necessary.
Aqib Talib has decided to hang up the cleats.
Aqib Talib, former All-Pro CB, announces retirement after 12 seasons
I feel like there have been 4 "eras" of the BB/Brady run
2001 - 2006
Last Gasp: 2006
2007 - 2009
Last Gasp: 2009
2010 - 2013
Last Gasp: 2013
2014 - 2018
Last Gasp: 2018
The peaks representing that general collection of Patriots at their best...
So, let's say Jimmy does well next year. And the negative nancy drumbeat continues about 'should the Pats have kept Jimmy'.
Anybody else think that Jimmy's production could be an additional motivating factor... a POWERFUL one... for Brady to perform as well as he can... for as long as he can...
I've been watching a lot of Pat's stuff on YouTube. From 1970's-1990's as well stuff from the 2000's and 2010's (I'm a history buff as well as a longtime Pat's fan since 1975). And I've been thinking a lot about the teams from 2005-2013.
We had won 3 out of 4 Super Bowls from 2001-2004, a...
My apologies if this has already been mentioned but the Patriots have had three different starting quarterbacks the last three times they have played the Arizona Cardinals.
2008: Matt Cassell
2012: Tom Brady
2016: Jimmy Garrapolo
Oddly enough the only loss of those three games was with Brady...