NBC Sports Boston Insiders Tom E. Curran and Phil Perry talk about the New England Patriots and the NFL.
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Quick Slants The Podcast with Tom E. Curran, Jerod Mayo, and Phil Perry is back!
1:30 - The Patriots new saying this year seems to be "Forget about it". Will Bill Belichick be any different this year towards his players or explains things more given what happened in the Super Bowl?
5:40 - Discussion about if and how the decision to bench Malcolm Butler will affect the way Patriots players' view of Bill Belichick for this upcoming season.
7:00 - Are the Patriots reluctant to pay their players the big bucks?
11:10 - If interactions and relationship between Belichick and Tom Brady/Rob Gronkowski will have any impact on other players.
16:46 - Belichick not doing what is best for the team by trading Jimmy Garoppolo to the 49ers.
20:25 - Joon Lee from Bleacher Report, who was able to interview Jimmy Garoppolo, joins the podcast to break down the relationship between Bill Belichick and Jimmy Garoppolo and how Jimmy's success will play some role in Belichick's legacy.
22:35 - Joon Lee on how Garoppolo forced the Patriots hand, wanting to become a starter in the NFL, and the benefit from having the same agent as Tom Brady.
24:35 - Joon Lee on how Garoppolo learned from and admired Tom Brady, and how they both benefited from their relationship.
27:45 - Joon Lee gives us greater insight into Jimmy G's quote, when he said he is better than Tom Brady.