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New England Patriots links 2/04/20 - Verdict: Nothing new in the Brady-buzz stew

Daily news and links for Tuesday

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Cleveland Browns v New England Patriots
Meanwhile... QB Jarrett Stidham waits in the wings
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  • Kevin Seifert (ESPN) Key 2020 NFL offseason dates, schedule, big questions and league priorities.
  • Barry Wilner (AP) What awaits NFL in offseason: QB carousel, Pass Interference review, CBA talks, and More
  • Albert Breer (SI) Monday Afternoon QB: What Tyrann Mathieu and Frank Clark have to say about Andy Reid; Plus More NFL news and notes as the 2019 season comes to a close.
  • Tyler Sullivan (CBS Sports) Key moves the Patriots can make to improve supporting cast, keep TB12 in New England.
  • Mike Florio (ProFootballTalk) Tom Brady to Titans rumor debunked. /Ya think?
  • Mike Florio (ProFootballTalk) Tom Brady is more likely to become an owner of the Dolphins than the team’s quarterback.
  • Riley McAtee (The Ringer) Exit Interview: Kansas City Chiefs: Patrick Mahomes will soon be due a record-breaking contract, but this roster looks primed to compete for years to come. Can the Chiefs build a dynasty?
  • Mike Tanier (Bleacher Report) Gridiron Digest: The dawn of the Chiefs dynasty?
  • Terez Paylor (Yahoo! Sports) All signs point toward Patrick Mahomes going on a Tom Brady-like run with the Chiefs.
  • Bill Barnwell (ESPN) Andy Reid’s masterpiece, How the Chiefs came back and how the 49ers blew it.
  • John Breech (CBS Sports) Super Bowl Sunday turns into a Groundhog Day from hell for 49ers coach Kyle Shanahan.
  • Bryan DeArdo (CBS Sports) Is the Super Bowl hangover real? How past losers have fared next season, what it means for the 49ers.
  • Lorenzo Reyes (USA Today) Contract extension for Patrick Mahomes will shape franchise’s future.
  • Jordan Dajani (CBS Sports) Here are the results of the most popular prop bets in Super Bowl LIV.
  • Eric Edholm (Yahoo! Sports) What Super Bowl LIV taught us about the 2020 NFL draft.
  • Bryan DeArdo (CBS Sports) 10 current NFL coaches with a shot at Hall of Fame, ranked by tiers with two absolute locks at the top.
  • Thomas Barrabi (Fox Business) What is the NFL worth? Revenue, team values and other financial facts: The NFL generated more than $16B in revenue in 2018 alone.
  • MMQB Staff (SI) NFL Power rankings poll: We size up every team’s season. Pats 7th. “Every year we talk about the end of the Patriots dynasty. After a down year in 2019 (for them) we are left with their most interesting offseason in a very long time.” /Might want to rethink that strategy if you’re wrong every year.
  • NFL Nation (ESPN) 2020 NFL Power Rankings: Way-too-early 1-32 offseason poll. Patriots 7th.
  • Video (TMZ Sports) Bill Belichick’s GF, cracks up over Tom Brady Qs, ‘You know he’s not gonna answer!’ (1 min. clip)
  • Dan Par ( NFL Draft order: Will Patriots have to replace Brady? Pats biggest needs: OL, pass catcher, S.
  • Chad Reuter ( Three-round 2020 NFL mock draft 1.0. Pats pick TCU DT Ross Blacklock at 23.
  • Nate Davis (USA Today) NFL mock draft 2020. Pats pick Alabama S Xavier McKinney.