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New England Patriots links 1/08/20 - Reminder: Patriots don’t rebuild, they reload.

Daily news and links for Wednesday

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  • Chad Finn talks about how after losses like this, the Patriots don’t rebuild, they reload.
  • Steve Balestrieri (PatsFans) Patriots free agents will demand several important decisions.
  • Henry McKenna (PatriotsWire) Tom Brady reflects on 2019 loss in Instagram post: ‘I know I still have more to prove’.
  • CBS Boston reposts Tom Brady’s lengthy Instagram message, where he grapples with the end of the season and indicates that he will indeed be playing more football.
  • Michael Hurley points out Tom Brady’s contract value is complicated by the complete lack of 43-year-old quarterbacking precedent. /Another blueprint provided by TB12 and the Patriots.
  • WEEI staff makes their definitive Tom Brady predictions. I’m with Nick Stevens: Two more years of Tom Brady.
  • David Latham (LastWordOnSports) Tom Brady free agent team fits.
  • Savannah Taylor (BostonBeat) Thank You, 12: “I want to make something very clear before I start: I am not of the “End of the Dynasty” camp.”
  • Rob Bradford notes Boston mayor Marty Walsh offers suggestions on how to keep Tom Brady with the Patriots.
  • Bob George (PatsFans) Despite Patriots loss, end of dynasty talk can wait for some other day. /That horse has been running for days.
  • Ryan Hannable notes a recent ESPN appearance showed Rex Ryan ripping nearly everyone on Patriots offense besides Tom Brady.
  • Tom E. Curran explains why he sees Josh McDaniels facing an unknown and uncertain future, either with the Patriots or the Browns.
  • Ryan Hannable looks at how Joe Judge’s departure will impact the coaching staff.
  • Matt Dolloff reports former Patriots QB Kevin O’Connell is expected to meet with teams for offensive coordinator openings.
  • Nik DeCosta-Klipa posts the trailer for the Netflix documentary on Aaron Hernandez.
  • Locked On Patriots podcast: Mike D’Abate and Patricia Traina of Locked On Giants discuss Joe Judge to NYG. (21 min.)
  • Patriots Talk podcast: Tom Curran and Phil Perry sift through the fallout from the Pats’ early playoff exit, including the next steps for Josh McDaniels, Tom Brady and more. (44.30 min.)
  • All-22 podcast: Evan Lazar and Mike Petraglia share some leftover thoughts on the loss to the Titans, Tom Brady’s future, Joe Judge’s departure, and Josh McDaniels’s Browns interview. (1 hour)