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Column: So far, rookie Wise looks like the real deal

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(Adam Richins for BSJ)

FOXBOROUGH — Ok, let’s get call the caveats out of the way.

There have only been nine practices.

He’s yet to even play an exhibition game, let alone a real NFL game against full-grown men.

If he stays healthy...

If he doesn’t get full of himself and get sent to isolation on Jonas Gray Island somewhere in The Harbor

OK, good. That’s all out of the way, because we have something to say: