Belichick, Brady, Watson, Thomas, Bennett, and Gostkowski are all 33 or older. Age is the biggest arrow in the quiver of the Patriots’ critics, and it will be drawn early, ready to be shot out on media should they look less Patriot-like in 2019. What are the chances of that though?
Over the following weeks, here at Franchise Sports we will be covering the NFL free agency period, with previews of players hitting the market and reaction pieces to the biggest moves. I get us started with a discussion on Jason McCourty's impending free agency.