The day has finally arrived for real New England Patriots football. The fans are champing at the bit, finalizing their game day snacks and beverages. Mother Nature has dropped the temperature 40 degrees as a way of telling the Texans who her team is. Route 1 is filling up with vehicles adorned with current and retro Patriot logos. All of Patriot Nation is ready for kickoff, but are the Patriots?
Is there anything more fun than attempting to predict what Bill Belichick does? Well, maybe. Nevertheless, here is my 2018 Patriots roster prediction. I thought I better get it out before any more players decide to retire or get the early ax so to speak.
During March the NFL expanded the helmet hit rule to include any player who leads with the crown of his helmet to initiate contact on any play. This new rule and the preseason calling of it has been the biggest story of the off-season. Many people are concerned with the NFL as we know it completely changing. I'm not one of them and here is why.
No, I’m not going to make up some crap about Gronkowski getting traded just to get hits. If you want to know my thoughts about that, read this post from early April. Besides Gronk, the other tight ends currently on the Patriots roster are: Dwayne Allen, Jacob Hollister, Ryan Izzo, and Will Tye.
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