There’s NFL parity, and then there are the Patriots. In 2017, it would be a major upset if New England, which has been to an unprecedented six straight AFC championship games, does not make it a lucky seven.
It’s hard to believe, but the reigning and now five-time Super Bowl champions got better, both offensively for Tom Brady and defensively for Bill Belichick. This could be the last run for that quarterback with that coach, much to the hope of other AFC hopefuls.
Here’s how we see the regular season and postseason playing out for the Patriots and the rest of the conference.
The Tigers are quickly falling to the bottom of the American league, and Verlander, 34, may be running out of chances to win a World Series.
Sonny Gray has been on almost every contending team’s shortlist this summer. The Athletics ace has rediscovered his form this season after struggling last year. The Astros and Yankees have also been hot on his heels.
Darvish is the most curious out of the three. After giving up 10 earned runs Wednesday against the Marlins, he raised his ERA over 4.00 for the season. While talented, Darvish, who is set to become a free agent after this season, may not be worth the risk considering he is essentially just a rental.
Out of the three, Gray seems the most likely to move this summer. Whether or not he will end up in Los Angeles remains to be seen. Verlander would provide the Dodgers with a Cheap Mls Jerseys strong veteran arm with tons of postseason experience, but he is also the oldest and most expensive.
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