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New England Patriots links 6/10/20 - Accuracy gives Jarrett Stidham the edge in AFC East QBs

Daily news and links for Wednesday

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Jarrett Stidham vs. Giants in 2019 preseason
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  • Tom Keegan looks at the four AFC East starting quarterbacks and explains why accuracy gives Jarrett Stidham the edge and makes him the best.
  • Logan Mullen notes ESPN recently conducted a re-draft of the NFL - essentially building a fantasy team from the league’s entire player pool - where Jarrett Stidham was drafted 71st overall and the 26th quarterback taken.
  • Henry McKenna (PatriotsWire) Chris Simms explains why he thinks Jarrett Stidham is more talented than Tua Tagovailoa
  • Andy Hart rests the roster at the wide receiver position: Julian Edelman once again leads the WRs but others need to step up in 2020, most notably N’Keal Harry.
  • Logan Mullen posts a pretty cool Instagram video of Mohamed Sanu catching punts over his house. /Looks good.
  • Adam London notes Brandon Bolden described the RBs in two words: jelly beans. “You just reach in the pack, you don’t know what you’re going to pull out or what you’re going to get.” /At least he didn’t say ‘a box of chocolates.’
  • Nick Goss notes the oddsmakers have posted prop bets for receiving yards for WRs and TEs. Julian Edelman’s receiving yards over/under number is at 900.5 for 2020. Last season he totaled 1,117 yards and six TDs.
  • Dakota Randall relays Mike Giardi on what he thinks Julian Edelman thinks of Jarrett Stidham, as compared to what he thinks Edelman thought of Jimmy Garoppolo. /methinks he thinks too much.
  • Mike Reiss reports Devin McCourty was honored by Boston Uncornered, an organization he has supported that redirects gang-involved youth from “street corners” to end generational urban poverty. Robert and Jonathan Kraft donated $100,000 in his name; Bill Belichick said McCourty is among those who have inspired him to do more.
  • David Latham (LastWordOnSports) Colin Kaepernick possible team fits. Patriots included.
  • Abigail Adams notes the Red Sox, Celtics and Patriots recently congratulated the class of 2020 in a virtual commencement address.
  • Robert Alvarez (PatsFans) A look back at Tedy Bruschi’s career highlights on his birthday.
  • Locked On Patriots podcast: Mike D’Abate and Steve Balestrieri discuss how the Patriots are one of the best teams in the NFL at using the prowess of special teams. (39 min.)
  • Patriots Beat podcast: Mike Petraglia and Ryan Hannable talk Patriots as they gear up for summer workouts. (32 min.)