Football fans around these parts have gotten awful used to a certain cleft-chinned quarterback leading their beloved Patriots into another season of title hopes and general gridiron greatness. It’s the Patriot Way, after all.
Tip-toeing around the truth, some might argue, is also another fine tradition of an organization that has otherwise been a bellwether for the modern NFL. So it is — at least as far as the courts are concerned — that Tom Brady will miss the first four weeks of the season, which could leave many of those hooked on ol’ No. 12 to seek unhealthy remedies.
Hitch prescribes to his own line of thinking on this.