NBC Sports Boston Insiders Tom E. Curran and Phil Perry talk about the New England Patriots and the NFL.
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1:32 - Tom Curran and Phil Perry discuss the new NFL rules change on lowering the helmet to initiate contact, and how it could be more impactful than the catch rule.
4:30 - Why there could be a legitimate problem with the new NFL catch rule and how it will affect the game.
7:20 - Curran describes how Bill Belichick was against the proposed "McDaniels Rule" and how things got heated between Belichick and Giants owner John Mara on the subject.
11:06 - What to make out of Bill Belichick and Robert Kraft's comments about the tension over the past year and the meeting that took place between those two and quarterback Tom Brady.
15:30 - Will the Patriots offer Tom Brady a contract extension and would it make any sense to lower Brady's cap number?