not be in tune to the fact you have a younger football league than pre 2011 and now you’re spending five less weeks with the players?" Green Bay Packers coach Mike McCarthy told Mike Garafolo of NFL Media. “I mean, that’s not the best formula. I think it’s been proven since then.".
I believed him when he responded, on November 21, to the question of whether he was going to quit the NFL: “If I was going to go back, I wouldn’t even come. It’s a stupid question It’s foolish, and only fools would believe that With everything that I’ve done, I’m not even sure why it’s still a question. It’s stupid for people to actually believe it.".
Brady, who turned 40 last month, hasn’t missed a regular season game because of injury since tearing a ligament in his left knee in the season opener in 2008. The Patriots open the season Thursday night at home against the Kansas City Chiefs. He is expected to become just the 13th quarterback since the 1970 merger to start an NFL game after turning 40..
Rishard Matthews, WR, Miami Dolphins: Matthews has been down this road before, shining bright in a small sample size before being relegated to an afterthought in the Dolphins’ diverse passing attack. His brief runs of success included a 14 target, two touchdown performance in 2013 and touchdowns in back to back weeks midway through last season. But Matthews’ role in the Miami attack has seemingly evolved, to the point where has nearly as many catches in two games (10) as he did in all of 2014 (12).