Smartest Move For New England Patriots Is To Do Nothing
The New England Patriots suffered a major blow in the 2nd quarter against the Miami Dolphins on Sunday. The major blow was when QB Jimmy Garoppolo suffered a right shoulder injury after getting hit by Dolphins defender Kiko Alanzo.
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If trading is too costly there are a couple of options to consider via free agency. Matt Flynn who failed his physical with the Pat’s last preseason is out there and has two walkthroughs with the team under his belt. Another option in free agency is Ryan Lindley who played for the Patriots in a preseason game and even played a whole game in the preseason a couple of seasons ago. Other players who are being named are TJ Yates, Peyton Manning, and Matt Hasselback. All three are not even relevant options to the Patriots.
The thing is that guessing what Belichick will do is almost pointless, you have to think he will role with one QB against Houston. Then he would use Julian Edelman as the emergency back-up, but cannot rule out Garoppolo fighting through pain and being the back-up in week three.