More than halfway through the 2021 season, it’s tough to ignore the similarities between Tom Brady’s 2001 season and Mac Jones’ rookie year.
Exactly 15 years to the day of his signing with the New Orleans Saints, Drew Brees confirmed his retirement after a 20-year NFL career.
If Daniel Jones can live up to that potential like he showcased as a rookie, there’s no reason why he couldn’t evolve into a top-tier NFL quarterback.
Patriots fans are now forced to reminisce about Brady’s achievements with a bittersweet taste left in their mouths, looking back at a dynasty that may have seen its end with the six-time Super Bowl champion’s departure.
Touchdowns and turkeys: Former NFL players explain how it feels to play in league’s Thanksgiving Day games
While many have experienced Thanksgiving Day games from the comfort of their couches on their big-screen TVs, others have watched those games land on their team’s schedule as a player in the league, spending their holiday on the field with the country’s eyes focused on them.