Was Giants’ Eli Manning the reason Peyton skipped NFL broadcast booth?
The NFL broadcast landscape is changing for the 2018 season.
Again, this has been good for me to learn even a different way of looking at it. I go back, and myself and (quarterbacks coach) Kenny (Zampese) and (offensive coordinator) Todd (Haley), we’ve had great dialogue and conversation and I think we’re still all going through it, too. And there are times they want to pull me in to talk about it and I’ll say, `No. not yet,’ because I want to make sure that I’m sure. I don’t want to be, `It’s this one. Well, no it’s that one. It’s based on this.’ I think you need to really know and feel very comfortable about that decision when we get there. Regardless of whom they pick, Jackson said recently acquired quarterback Tyrod Taylor will be his starter.
Despite reports that Brady has not formally committed to the Patriots for 2018, teammates who have spoken to him have been given no indication that he’s doing anything but planning to return. Additionally, Brady has reportedly been sticking to his typical offseason program.
Curran gives a few examples of former Patriots acting out against Belichick before writing that this is different because Brady is the one at the at the center of the battle. The pushback now is being led by Brady, Curran writes. And it’s not about one thing, it’s about everything. It’s about the culture. A culture we’ve all celebrated for nearly two decades as being the reason the Patriots from 2001 through 2019 will be the standard by which all American sports dynasties are measured. But when the player whose buy-in is most important — Brady — begins an open revolt, then what? What changed?