• The New England Patriots’ mindset has not altered just because Tom Brady is now not round, in line with Devin McCourty.


Modified 26 Mar 2020, 03:56 IST

New England Patriots defensive again Devin McCourty.

Devin McCourty understands why expectations are low for the New England Patriots following the departure of Tom Brady, however insists they continue to be targeted on profitable with out their long-time quarterback.

Brady ended his lengthy and profitable affiliation with the Patriots earlier this month, opting to go away as a free agent and proceed his storied profession with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

His time in New England included six Tremendous Bowl wins working below head coach Invoice Belichick, who should now discover a approach to succeed with a brand new quarterback on the helm.

The skilled Brian Hoyer has returned to the Pats to affix Jarrett Stidham, chosen by the workforce within the fourth spherical of final yr’s draft, and Cody Kessler on the roster.

Having signed a brand new deal to stay in New England, McCourty is calm concerning the scenario dealing with the franchise as they start a brand new period, revealing how the purpose to maintain enhancing has not modified.

“I feel my purpose is at all times to win as many video games as doable. I do not suppose you ever come into the season and speak, ‘Tremendous Bowl, Tremendous Bowl, Tremendous Bowl’,” the defensive again mentioned on a convention name.

“It is about enhancing and profitable video games alongside the way in which as you enhance. I feel that may keep the identical.

“Particularly now, you’ve got plenty of time to be on Twitter and stuff, so plenty of what I’ve seen is simply folks tweeting me like, ‘Take pleasure in what you guys had, it is over, you guys will not win a sport’. 

“I feel that is pure, although. I feel if I used to be a fan and I watched the workforce and watched a man for a very long time and he left and he was so nice, I’d say that workforce goes to be horrible too.

“That is anticipated, however I feel it is our job as gamers to go on the market and compete after we get the chance.

“I feel, for us as a workforce, in my 10 years right here, that is at all times going to be the pondering.”

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