Patriots football is BACK!

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Ahh its that time of the year again. The Gods are looking down upon us and blessing us with another NFL season. This season will be unlike any other. No preseason, shortened Training camp, and I forgot to mention, Tom Brady is now on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. I have never been more intrigued and curious for the start of a season. Think about it, over the last two decades we knew what to expect. We knew the Patriots would be in the 11-5 and 13-3 range. We knew that they would be guaranteed a playoff spot and possibly a bye. This year there are no guarantees. I'm not saying that this team isn't capable to win 11 games this year. They have the talent to do that.

The Pats play the Dolphins today and Cam Newton is your starter. The Patriots have some notable losses in their defense this year. The Pats lost Kyle Van Noy, Jamie Collins, Patrick Chung, and Dont'a Hightower. Losing these guys will be a major loss for the Pats this year but the Patriots motto still remains true. Next Man Up and Do your job. I look forward to Josh Uche and Chase Winovich to take the reigns this year.

With all the uncertainty surrounding this season I still like the Pats to win today. The Patriots struggle in September that's a fact. I like the Pats to win today 24-14.

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