As training camps begin for the 2018 NFL season, it means that football season is around the corner. All 32 teams will have players compete for starting positions and roster spots. There are squads that will be competing for a world championship. On the other hand, there are those who will be focusing on player development and competing for the 2019 NFL draft. One of the teams who have championship aspirations is the New England Patriots.
The Patriots are widely known as one of the most successful franchises in sports. As a result of their success, they went to eight super bowls and won five. Here are five reasons the Patriots will win the Super Bowl in 2019 with the best quarterback, coach, and owner of all time.
Five Reasons Why the Patriots Will Win the Super Bowl Again
The GOAT is still the best quarterback in the game (excuse me, Aaron Rodgers). He is carving out defenses and his precise and accurate throws like turkey and stuffings. The reigning 2017 MVP is still playing at a high level despite his advancing age. Last season, Brady was the oldest quarterback in league history to win the passing yards title with 4,577. He threw for a Super Bowl record 505 yards despite the team’s defeat.
To keep up with his performance, he takes care of his body by using his TB12 method. It’s a regimen where he eats and drinks organic and healthy items to improve his overall health.
Also, he makes his teammates around him better despite them coming and going. The Patriots are always a top-five offense while number 12 is under center. He’ll get Julian Edelman back healthy and doing his work in the slot as Brady’s security blanket and he still has Rob Gronkowski over the middle catching touchdown lobs. The only thing that can stop him at this point is his age because Father Time is undefeated.
The genius is still the smartest head coach in the game. He has a system in place where he can plug in players who aren’t the most talented who will do the job. Each week, he devises a gameplan for the opposing teams by watching film and taking notes. His strategy is to take away the opponent’s number one strength and make their weakest beat them. Belichick’s intelligence is what led to being the winningest coach in team history and winning seven titles as a head coach/defensive coordinator.
Also, he is very tight knit, meaning he doesn’t say much to the media. He would usually say, “we’re on to Cincinnati or we’re on to the 2018 season.” It doesn’t matter as long as his gameplans work every Sunday. That’s what separates him from the rest.
As people already know, the Patriots have been always at the top of their division. As a result, they have won 15 AFC East titles in this millennium.
The Buffalo Bills have a lot of work to do on their roster despite making the playoff for the first time since 1999. The Miami Dolphins will get their quarterback, Ryan Tannehill, back from a torn ACL but they still have questions. Their rival the New York Jets are in a rebuilding phase despite drafting Sam Darnold to be their franchise quarterback and having some good players like Leonard Williams and Trumaine Johnson.
To be honest, the Dolphins, Bills, and Jets are nowhere near where the Pats are and won’t be anytime soon.
The AFC has only a few good teams and the top teams in the NFC are also Super Bowl contenders. The real contenders in the AFC are the Pittsburgh Steelers and Jacksonville Jaguars.
The Steelers, who the Pats have dominated, have a prolific offense led by Ben Roethlisberger and arguably have the best two players at their position in the league (Le’Veon Bell and Antonio Brown). Their main issues are a lack of discipline and playing down to their opponents that leads to their inconsistency.
The Jaguars, who the Patriots beat in last year’s AFC Championship game, have a dominating defense that ranked number one against the pass led by Pro Bowlers Jalen Ramsey, Calais Campbell, A.J. Bouye and Malik Jackson. However, they got question marks like whether Blake Bortles can take the next step and their AFC South foes (Tennessee Titans and Houston Texans) being very good.
Last year, they lost to the Philadelphia Eagles in the Super Bowl in a heartbreaking fashion. That loss was so painful that people thought that was the end of the Patriots dynasty. There was the alleged power struggle between Brady, Belichick and Robert Kraft that would’ve broken up teams. This team is best at blocking out all the outside noise and getting the job done on Sundays. With the infusion of young and veteran players, it will be a challenge to start off the season. Last season lit a fire under their belly’s and they will respond like winners do and will host the Super Bowl trophy in Atlanta.
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