Brady borrows from Bruce Lee, urges Patriots to 'be water' in hype video

Brady borrows from Bruce Lee, urges Patriots to 'be water' in hype video

Tom Brady's really taken to this whole Instagram thing.

On the eve of his team's Divisional Round matchup with the Texans, the Patriots quarterback posted a video to his new social-media account to get fans fired up, sharing clips from throughout the course of the regular season.

Brady, LeGarrette Blount, Julian Edelman, Dont'a Hightower, Chris Hogan, Malcolm Mitchell, Danny Amendola, Chris Long, James White, Malcolm Butler, Logan Ryan, Martellus Bennett, Alan Branch, Rob Ninkovich and special-teamer Jonathan Jones all make appearances throughout the course of the minute-long reel.

And in order to give the video an air of resilience, Brady included Bruce Lee's famed "Be water" quote. 

"Empty your mind," Lee says. "Be formless, shapeless, like water. When you pour water in a cup, it becomes the cup. When you pour water in a bottle, it becomes the bottle. When you pour water in a teapot, it becomes the teapot. Water can flow or it can crash. Be water, my friend."

Be water my friend

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Eric Ebron signs two-year deal with Colts

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Eric Ebron signs two-year deal with Colts

Former Lions tight end Eric Ebron is signing a two-year deal worth $15 million with the Colts, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter.

Ebron was rumored to be a potential target for the Patriots, especially after new Pats running back Jeremy Hill tried recruiting him to the team.

The 24-year-old had 53 receptions for 574 yards and four touchdowns a season ago with Detroit. 


Patriots release Shea McClellin

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Patriots release Shea McClellin

Shea McClellin will be blocking kicks for somebody else next season. 

The Patriots announced Monday they've released the veteran linebacker, ending his tenure with the team after two seasons.  ESPN's Field Yates broke the news.

The Pats signed McClellin to a three-year deal prior to the 2016 season, but that was the only season in which he played for the team. McClellin missed all of last season due to injury. Prior to coming to New England, McClellin played four seasons with the Bears, who chose him 19th overall in 2012. 

McClellin's biggest contribution with the Pats came when he blocked a Justin Tucker kick in Week 14 of the 2016 season against the Ravens.