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Miguel’s Mailbag 07.22.19: Questions on Gronkowski, Brady, Hernandez, potential TE trade targets & more

Good questions this week on a number of topics. Let's get started:

From Twitter follower Brian: Who is the surprise cut?

Answer: Nate Ebner. Why Ebner? With Keion Crossen, Obi Melifonwu, Terrence Brooks on the Patriots roster there are several younger and cheaper options for a special-teams player.

From Twitter follower Chris Silva: All this “Brady always takes less” is a fable. He’s always gotten market. @patscap can opine better than anyone.

Answer: Tom Brady started to take less money in 2013. Since 2013, 10 quarterbacks have taken home more cash than Brady. They are Aaron Rodgers, Matthew Stafford, Drew Brees, Joe Flacco, Matt Ryan, Eli Manning, Ben Roethlisberger, Philip Rivers, Alex Smith, and Cam Newton. Brady has received a yearly average of around