Hello Patriots Fans! Have you been anxious about the team? No? Me neither! Tired of the jokes at the Patriots’ expense the last couple of weeks? Ya? Me too! If there is a reason to put the Patriots down, you better believe your football-loving butt that people will exploit it. Heck they don’t even need new reasons, the lame-o’s will just bring up Spy Gate. Come on Patriots haters; is Spy Gate really all you got? Why don’t you just tell the truth and say the reason you hate them is because they WIN and they have the best QB in the league. I’m pretty sure that it’s spelled J-E-A-L-O-U-S-Y. Wait I got off track, which happens a lot…
So it’s pretty old news by now, but Aaron Hernandez was arrested for allegedly committing some pretty serious crimes. I’m not going to go into the charges or the evidence or the he- said-they-said-let’s-all-speculate-and-curse-him-forever-stuff. I am however, going to talk about what the loss of Hernandez means for the team. Also, the Pats got a new logo! I’ll go into that too, no worries fellow Patriots fans!
Losing a tight end like Hernandez certainly sucks. That’s not my favorite word, but it all boils down to that: it sucks. Hernandez is a phenomenal tight end and athlete. He contributed quite a bit to the team and don’t say he didn’t just because we didn’t get THE ring while he was with us. That’s just stupid talk. But one guy doesn’t make a team people. Sure our tight ends are important. Brady and Belichick have really turned the tight end position into a game changer. I said in my last post though that I really believe Tebow will be a good fit at tight end, even though people say he won’t take snaps at that position. He won’t be a full time TE, but he could certainly provide some relief at that position. Then there’s the silly and loveable Gronk. He’ll come back (hopefully) healthy. Gronk had back surgery June 17th and the time table for him coming back was 12 weeks and that is if everything goes smoothly. I’m going to say if he stays away from Vegas and alcohol, that is a possibility. 12 weeks puts him at being available September 9th. That means he’ll miss all of pre-season and week 1 against Buffalo. That’s not too bad and honestly, I just want him back completely healthy, so if he has to take some extra time to do so, I’m ok with that. Right now we have 6 TEs on the depth chart. That’s likely to change with roster movements. Aside from Gronk at TE, I really like Daniel Fells and Michael Hoomanawanui. They’ve been good when they’ve been able to play. I like Jake Ballard too. All of these guys show a lot of promise and Belichick wouldn’t have them on the roster if he didn’t think they could complement Brady and the team well. We still have the talent and we’re going to show everyone that come fall.
Now onto the new logo, I like it! It wasn’t a huge change, but I thought it was done well. What do you think? Here’s what I really think: We need a new Ring to go with our new logo. How epic would that be?!?
Old Logo New Logo
I can’t wait for football season!! 62 days until the Patriots play Buffalo in week 1! Bring it on!