One of the great mysteries of the 2017 NFL offseason has been Bill Belichick’s plan for Jimmy Garoppolo’s future.With Garoppolo fans populating the front offices of the quarterback-needy franchises holding early-round draft slots.Wholesale Jerseys. the Patriots stood to collect a windfall of draft picks if they were willing to part with their premium Tom Brady insurance.As tempting as it might have been to hold the Browns or Texans over a barrel in trade negotiations, New England’s brass ultimately deemed Garoppolo untouchable in a contract year.Thanks to the reporting of NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport, we know Belichick is not yet comfortable turning the offense over to 2016 third-round pick Jacoby Brissett in the event of a serious Brady injury.Authentic NFL Jerseys. Rapoport later reported that the organization views Garoppolo as a potential franchise quarterback.
Youth Football Jerseys. Belichick paid his No. 2 quarterback the ultimate compliment last November, insisting the transition is “really seamless” when Garoppolo stands in for Brady during first-team practice drills.”Certainly we have a good quarterback in Jimmy,” Belichick added, “and Jimmy could go out there and run everything that Tom can run. We’ve seen that.”The Ringer’s Michael Lombardi, formerly Belichick’s right-hand personnel man, insists Patriots teammates will line up to testify on behalf of Garoppolo’s estimable potential.”I’ve watched this guy practice and play for too many practices. This guy is a good player,” Lombardi raved in early March. Cheap NFL Jerseys China.”And I’m not shilling for Belichick. … I’m telling you, he’s worth the Patriots to hold onto him. If I was in New England, I’d be telling Belichick every day, ‘There’s no way we can trade him.'”When wideout Julian Edelman appeared on NFL Total Access early this offseason, he labeled Garoppolo a “stud” with the “gunslinger confidence” reminiscent of Brett Favre and Aaron Rodgers.