New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady is a free agent come March 18 and all options are on the table as a possible solution to his departure.
But one of the more shocking possibilities was suggested by two of the most popular radio hosts in the area.
Michael Felger and Tony Massarotti claim that one of Brady’s old rivals is a viable option for New England next season.
The boys on Boston radio want to replace Tom Brady with……. 𝑬𝑳𝑰 𝑴𝑨𝑵𝑵𝑰𝑵𝑮!!!
If you can't beat him, sign him! 😂 pic.twitter.com/WQSI9K9R33
— Funhouse (@BackAftaThis) January 10, 2020
“There is only one veteran name on there where I sorta stop and go, ‘I wouldn’t hate the idea of it,” Felger said on the ‘Felger and Mazz’ Thursday show. “There’s only one veteran name on that list where I would go, ‘I bet Bill [Belichick] could win with him’… Eli.”
Massarotti chimed in.
“I think Eli’s got [expletive],” he said.
While the idea of bringing in the guy who bested Brady twice on the biggest stage would definitely upset fans, the chances of the Patriots replacing an older quarterback with another older quarterback are slim at best.
The best viable options if the Patriots are looking to the future, are possibly going after impending free agent Teddy Bridgewater or focusing on the draft.