There’s plenty of uni-related news as we move toward the kickoff of the 2017 NFL season. Most notably, a new Nike collar that eliminates the Flywire design has been adopted by 19 of the 22 teams that were still using the old one — we’ll call them the Flyswatter Brigade! Here’s our rundown of what you can expect to see in the NFC North on the gridiron this fall.
The Flyswatting continues in Chicago, where the Bears have upgraded to the new template:
Tom Brady wants to play until he’s 45 years old, but his contract is up in 2019. Brady and the Patriots have reportedly been discussing an extension. If they work something out, Brady may forego the chance to be the league’s highest-paid player, structuring his contract in a more team-friendly way as he’s done in the past.
He’s won five Super Bowls, and even at age 40, has US Cheap Jerseys shown no signs Wholesale Jerseys China of slowing down. Last year he might have won league MVP for the third time if he hadn’t served a four-game suspension to start the season because of Deflategate. Brady finished with 3,554 yards, 28 touchdowns, and just two interceptions over 12 games. Brady, perhaps more than any other quarterback, deserves to be the top-paid player in the NFL.
As quarterback contracts continue to trend up, the disparity between the way that position is valued compared to other skill players increases. But the reality is that you can’t win games in the NFL without a competent player behind center. Every single one of these quarterbacks could end up being the league’s highest-paid player — at least until the next guy gets paid.