New England is down to third-string quarterback Jacoby Brissett, shown pitching the ball during Sunday’s game against the Dolphins, making his first NFL start as Tom Brady is still suspended and Jimmy Garoppolo’s shoulder was injured against Miami.
New England is down to third-string quarterback Jacoby Brissett, shown pitching the ball during Sunday’s game against the Dolphins, making his first NFL start as Tom Brady is still suspended and Jimmy Garoppolo’s shoulder was injured against Miami. Charles Krupa AP
New England is down to third-string quarterback Jacoby Brissett, shown pitching the ball during Sunday’s game against the Dolphins, making his first NFL start as Tom Brady is still suspended and Jimmy Garoppolo’s shoulder was injured against Miami. Charles Krupa AP

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September 21, 2016 06:43 PM

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Greg Cote has been a Miami Herald sports columnist since 1995 and also writes the Random Evidence blog and NFL predictions along with his notorious sidekick the Upset Bird. He has covered Hurricanes football (1984-88), the Dolphins (1990-91) and major events including Super Bowls, NBA Finals, World Series, Stanley Cup, Olympics and World Cup.
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