Is Tom Brady and Philip Rivers washed up? Brady regressed last season, but it was not significant. He was awful in his debut with the Tampa Buccaneers, but it was his first game with new faces on a new team in a new uniform. It’s too early to say Brady is washed. The case for Rivers is debatable. He was terrible last year, perhaps his worst season. He wasn’t very
32. Tyrod Taylor, Los Angeles Chargers The Chargers moved on from Philip Rivers after 16 seasons, but Taylor is not the successor, at least in the long-term. They drafted Justin Herbert sixth overall in this year’s draft, so he is clearly the future face of the franchise. Taylor, who did a solid job in Buffalo, will serve as the stopgap until Herbert is ready, likely some time this season. 31.
Despite popular belief, I do not believe that Bill Belichick or Tom Brady must win without the other to cement their legacies. Anyone who knows me, even just a little, understands the torture I’ve experienced over the last two decades. As a lifelong Miami Dolphins fan, Brady, Belichick and the New England Patriots have ruined almost every NFL season this century. I relished in Spygate and Deflategate. I celebrated each