There’s rumors floating around that Rob Gronkowski wants to join Tom Brady in Tampa Bay:

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Author: Jon Kuzma


Rob Gronkowski just won the WWE’s 24/7 Championship at Wrestlemania. But Gronkowski could have even bigger plans in his future. Yesterday a rumor went viral that Gronkowski would like to join Tom Brady in Tampa Bay. This isn’t too shocking because there were a lot of reports that the 5x Pro Bowler was fed up with the “Patriot way” and that’s why he chose to retire. The Buccaneers can offer Gronk a fresh start and who better to reunite with than his old friend Tom Brady? Goldbelly Subscriptions Both of those guys would turn Tampa Bay around. It’s the perfect second act for them after the initial 8-years they’ve spent together in Foxborough. However there is one hurdle for Gronkowski and that’s because the Patriots still own his rights. Which means Bill Belichick will have to trade him to the Buccaneers if a deal were to happen. So Belichick could be spiteful and refuse to trade or release Gronk. Or perhaps he’ll go the opposite route and choose to get something in return for a player who isn’t currently active. If Tampa Bay sweetens the pot by offering O.J Howard it would certainly help. At that point it becomes worth New England’s time to listen to offers.

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The Las Vegas Raiders have two first round picks. Why C.J Henderson and Kenneth Murray would be a dream come true:

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The Las Vegas Raiders have to get better on defense. That was their achilles heel last season and it has to change. Their most glaring weakness is at the cornerback position and C.J Henderson can help them out. The former Florida Gator should be able to come in and make an impact right away. Henderson will be everything that Gareon Conley was supposed to be for the Raiders. Goldbelly Subscriptions And when Henderson did get his hands on the ball in college he usually took it the other way for a defensive touchdown. Those are the type of plays that will provide a spark for this Raiders defense. Henderson also ran a 4.39 40-yard dash at the combine and when you have to play Tyreek Hill twice a year that’s exactly what you need. Las Vegas shouldn’t stop there though. For their other first round pick they should select Kenneth Murray out of Oklahoma. If you’ve watched any of the Sooners games the past couple of years it was easy to spot Murray. He’s a heat seeking missile on the defensive side of the ball. Murray’s instincts guide him and his athleticism allows him to dominate. Those two guys can unlock this team’s true potential and it should be enough to get the Raiders into the playoffs. Jon Gruden can get a lot out of the players on his roster. With more talent than the previous two seasons the silver and black will rise again.

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The Houston Texans chose not to hire a GM and now they’re in trouble:

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You The Houston Texans were so close. Deshaun Watson was their franchise quarterback who could get them over the hump. But the Texans shot themselves in the foot when they decided not to hire a G.M. Instead head coach Bill O’Brien took over that role and things went South very quickly. The Laremy Tunsil and Kenny Stills trade wasn’t that bad because they got two players who could get them closer to winning a Super Bowl. But Houston had to give up two first round picks to pull the deal off. Obviously that set this team back but it wasn’t the end of the world because they could still improve their roster during free agency. However everything unraveled for Houston when they traded away DeAndre Hopkins. Goldbelly Subscriptions Now there’s too many holes to fill and there’s no way to properly address those issues. The last thing you want to do is take anything away from your team. And make no mistake about it Hopkins is too big of a star to replace. They’ll miss all of those plays in the passing game. Trading him also has to be frustrating for Watson. So with no first round pick, a worse roster, and low morale the writing is clearly on the wall. The Texans are very close to imploding and it all could’ve been avoided by hiring a G.M.

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The Miami Dolphins doubled down on their defense. Brian Flores has a lot to work with:

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Last year the Miami Dolphins traded away all of their top players. Laremy Tunsil and Kenny Stills were shipped out to the Houston Texans and Robert Quinn wound up in Dallas. But somehow despite all of that Brian Flores was able to figure out his team’s identity. Sure the Dolphins finished with a 5-11 record. However it was obvious that Miami was starting to get their act together. And it created some optimism for this ball club. So when you take into consideration how much better Miami got during free agency. It’s pretty clear how far they’ve come in just one off-season. Goldbelly Subscriptions Perhaps the biggest addition will be Byron Jones in the secondary. Jones is a player who rarely gives up separation and he’s exactly what Flores needs in a trigger-happy system. The Dolphins like to blitz often and you need corners that can excel in man coverage to execute those plays properly. Then there’s the arrival of Kyle Van Noy and Shaq Lawson. A pair of defenders who’ll bolster the team’s front-seven. So if you step back and look at the big picture. Miami has brought in key players at all three levels (defensive line, linebackers, and secondary). We know talent ultimately wins games in the National Football League. And it’s clear Flores loaded up for the 2020 season.

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Drew Lock has a better win percentage than Kyler Murray, Daniel Jones, and Dwayne Haskins:

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Last year there was some talented quarterbacks selected in the draft. Kyler Murray went number one overall and eventually won the Rookie of the Year award. Daniel Jones and Dwayne Haskins were also taken in the first round and showed some good signs. But it was Drew Lock who showed all of them up with the best record (4-1). Obviously being a winner is something that we have to acknowledge about Lock. Denver has been trying to find a quarterback ever since Peyton Manning retired. Goldbelly Subscriptions For Lock to go into that situation and find a way to make it work. That says a lot about the kind of player he is. So you look at what makes this guy special and there’s a number of things that standout. He’s got enough arm strength to take the top off the defense with his throws up the sidelines. Then there’s his zip when it comes to  hitting those seams over the middle. Lock is also a good athlete and he can get out on the edge and throw on the run if needed. When you also factor in he reads the defense and gets the ball out of his hands quickly. There’s just so many different strengths which make up Lock’s game. All of this helped unlock Noah Fant’s potential. And Lock is also getting the best out of Courtland Sutton. They say great players make everyone around them better. Which seems to be the case with Lock in Denver.

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Jared Goff’s body of work has been so impressive. It’s absurd to write him off:

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There seems to be a narrative forming. Many NFL fans believe Jared Goff isn’t good enough to carry the torch for the Los Angeles Rams. But they couldn’t be further from the truth. When you look at what Goff has been able to accomplish it should blow you away. Goff was the number one overall pick back in 2016. He’s been to the Pro Bowl twice and led the Rams to one Super Bowl appearance. Most players will never accomplish that in their lifetime. So by saying Goff isn’t up to par is completely downplaying those achievements.


If Los Angeles regresses it’s because they had a max exodus. First the offensive line unraveled and then Todd Gurley departed. Obviously those losses will have a negative impact on Goff. But they would hurt any other quarterback in that situation as well. The same thing can be said for Sean McVay. You already know McVay and Goff will be in the crosshairs because this team is heading in the wrong direction. To be honest that’s more of a reflection of Les Snead’s poor decision making. The front office needs to find a way to get everything under control and stop the bleeding. However no one should point the finger at Jared Goff. He’s the only one who can keep this team afloat during these tough times. The game is played on the field and the one’s taking part in the action are the people who have to find a way to get the job done. Even if it’s an uphill battle due to poor management. It’s all on Goff from here on out.

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Derrick Henry deserved to be paid before Ryan Tannehill. He’s responsible for the Tennessee Titans’ success:

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The Tennessee Titans got it wrong. They missed out on Tom Brady and chose to overpay for Ryan Tannehill. And they franchise tagged Derrick Henry who was the best running back in football last year. It’s easy to get caught up in the hype of what Tannehill was able to accomplish. He took the starting job away from Marcus Mariota and the Titans started winning games.


But Henry ran wild down the final stretch of the season and he was the main reason Tennessee went to the AFC Championship game. Nobody dominated week-in and week-out like Henry did. His downhill running style struck fear in his opponents. Once the third and fourth quarter rolled around it seemed like defenders didn’t want any part of tackling this guy. So when we see this emerging trend of not paying running backs. You can’t go that route with Henry because the best players on the field have to be rewarded for their efforts. To pay Tannehill $118M and then turn around and hand Henry a 1-year $10M contract is a slap in the face. It’s sets a bad precedent for the Titans and that’s due to the politics involved in this decision. The other guys in Tennessee’s locker room know Henry is a much better player than Tannehill. So by making such a miscalculated decision it’s going to hurt morale. Even if Tennessee’s front office plans to eventually pay Henry. He still should’ve been the first guy who got taken care of. Any other course of action is unacceptable.

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The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have the two most improved players. Chris Godwin and Shaquil Barrett:

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The Tampa Bay Buccaneers just landed Tom Brady. But they were trending in the right direction before they signed the greatest quarterback of all-time. In fact Chris Godwin and Shaquil Barrett were two of the biggest breakout players in 2019. Godwin is a sure handed receiver who does most of his damage in the slot. He’s so deceptive with his route running and those weaker nickelbacks struggle to keep up. Godwin was so good he ended up having a better season than Mike Evans did.


Will he be the number one receiver in this offense full-time? It’s hard to say but it was a convincing year and that definitely played a role in swaying Brady. The other guy we have to talk about is Barrett. After four mediocre seasons in Denver. Barrett joined Tampa Bay and flourished in Todd Bowles’ defense. 19.5 sacks later and Barrett is now one of the toughest edge defenders in the entire league. These two guys are crucial in how far this team will go next season. If they’re both in the zone and Tom Brady also lights it up. Then the Buccaneers will make the playoffs. Especially with the NFL expanding the postseason from 12 to 14 teams.

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Somehow the Chiefs were able to keep everyone. Which means they’ll have a chance to repeat as Super Bowl champions:

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Too much roster turnover can be a bad thing especially when you’re the reigning Super Bowl champion. You don’t want to have a max exodus after achieving such a great feat. And luckily for the Kansas City Chiefs they were able to retain just about everyone from last year’s team. Perhaps the biggest piece was franchise tagging Chris Jones.


The other player that Andy Reid didn’t want to see leave was Sammy Watkins. The Chiefs were able to hold on to both of those guys. What that does is give this team an opportunity to go back-to-back. Kansas City had a much better off-season than the San Francisco 49ers did. So this is still the team to beat in the National Football League. It clearly says something about the people who are running this organization and the culture they’ve built. The players all seem to enjoy the environment their in. And re-signing Watkins is a good move because it ensures that Patrick Mahomes is surrounded with talent. Watkins actually started off the 2019 season red hot. Which proves he’s a good fit in that offense. Collectively this team has it all and that’s why we could be witnessing the start of a dynasty.

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Why drafting Jake Fromm would make sense for the New England Patriots:

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The New England Patriots have to figure out what they’re going to do at the quarterback position. Right now their choices are Jarrett Stidham and Brian Hoyer which could be the weakest QB room in the entire league. Therefore New England has to try to get better at that position and we know Bill Belichick will probably use his first round pick on a defender. The reason why is because Belichick is a defensive mastermind and he feels like he’ll be able to develop that player sooner.


So it would make sense if the Patriots targeted Jake Fromm by trading up into the 2nd round or by taking him in the 3rd. Most people think Jordan Love is a better prospect but Love was a turnover machine at Utah State. Fromm was the exact opposite. He did a great job of protecting the football. And we know Belichick loves taking former Bulldogs. New England selected Sony Michel and Isaiah Wynn back in 2018. So if the Patriots do draft Fromm he’ll join a group of guys that he’s already familiar with. By putting Fromm in an environment he’s comfortable in. That should accelerate his growth. Let’s be honest Fromm has shown a lot during his three years at Georgia. His body of work leads you to believe he should be an upgrade over Stidham.

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