Well, it happened.
On the cusp of a huge game against the Kansas City Chiefs, the New England Patriots learned Saturday that quarterback Cam Newton tested positive for Covid-19. That naturally raises a slew of questions.
What happens now? Does the game go forward? If so, who is under center, Brian Hoyer or Jarrett Stidham? Given that it is likely Hoyer, how does the offense operate? And given that the offense is going to be different, what impact does that have on the defense in trying to stop this Chiefs offense?
We dive into those issues and more.