Balls. This is getting more serious by the hour. It’s fair to say that with the Patriots linebacker corps already decimated by free agency and then Dont’a Hightower’s opt out, that having a fully invested Pat Chung as the Big Nickel hybrid safety/LB was going to be more important than ever. There’s still some depth in the secondary. And as of this morning the opt outs had suddenly given them $24.1 million in cap room. But there’s no way that losing a cornerstone player like Chung doesn’t suck ass.
Thanks again, 2020.