NBC Sports Boston Insiders Tom E. Curran and Phil Perry talk about the New England Patriots and the NFL.
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Tom Curran, Phil Perry and Jerod Mayo jump on what's trending with the Patriots:
1:58 - How will the absence of Tom Brady from OTAs impact the Patriots' team progression?
5:00 - Jerod explains why he thinks that no Brady isn't a big deal for the Patriots for now.
6:27 - Is the Tom Brady way starting to hurt the Patriots way?
8:48 - Jerod: "If Tom's not here for mandatory mini camp, sound the alarm."
11:08 - Who is suffering the most by the absence of Brady and Gronk?
12:38 - Jerod admits his disappointment in how things within the Patriots organization have changed since he played?
15:50 - Jerod gives an inside look at OTAs from a player's perspective and thinks back to rookies that impressed him coming into camp. The guys also go off on a quick tangent on tattoos.
23:56 - Tom asks if Brady would be skipping OTAs if Jimmy Garoppolo was still with the team.
24:47 - Which players should we keep an eye on during OTAs and throughout the early stages of training camp?
27:52 - Jerod predicts that Kenny Britt will have a big impact during the 2018 season and Tom and Phil give their own predictions on who will have big years for the Pats.