People really need to stop bringing up TomBrady's age as a factor when it comes to Bill Belichick and the Patriots' quarterback situation.
I mean, have you been paying attention?
Saturday's cut down to 53 players — to finish off the entire offseason, really — was just the latest example of how Belichick — rightly (up to this point) or wrongly — doesn't care about age anymore. It's obviously just a number. The Belichick that everyone grew up with — the ruthless, take-no-prisoners-when-it-comes-to-the-roster-and-cap Hoodie — is gone. In fact, he's been long gone for a while.
What we have now, in addition to Chill Bill at practices, is Velvet Bill when it comes to the players he surrounds himself with — he's looking for comfort all the way, baby. I wonder if he walks around One Patriot Place in off-hours in a velvet jumpsuit like GeorgeCostanza.
So much for all that excitement about two good-looking draft classes hitting this roster. At this point, it looks like only SonyMichel (who only got the job last year because veteran JeremyHill got hurt) and IsaiahWynn (almost by default) will have major roles (until the inevitable injuries strike).
A lot of other teams — including some recent Super Bowl winners —would have