NFL Notebook: How the restart will affect the Patriots this season and beyond

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(Adam Richins for BSJ)

The NFL and NFLPA finally came to a global agreement on Friday — geez, take your time fellas, we've only been dealing with this for five months — on how the 2020 season will play out from a player-safety perspective and how the revenue shortfall will be dealt with going forward.

So many of the previous unknowns are now known.

Let's run through the major points and discuss whether they help or hurt the Patriots, or whether they're just in the same boat as everyone else.