I know this has been a largely political blog of late. But if you look into my archives, you'll see that I indulge in writing about the New England Patriots with some frequency. There's a lot to think and talk about in the wider world, but nothing has quickened my pulse lately as much as this tidbit about my favorite sports franchise:
This man is now a Patriot:
We got him straight up for a fourth round draft pick.
Later I'll go into more detail about all the off-season moves surrounding the Pats. In the meantime, let this sink in: For the first time in his career, Tom Brady will be throwing to a premier wide-receiver. Not just a "good number one," but rather, potentially the greatest wide receiver ever to play professional football.