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Antonio Brown has message for Tom Brady in latest Patriots-related post

Antonio Brown has message for Tom Brady in latest Patriots-related post

Antonio Brown is back with yet another Patriots-related social media post.

The embattled wide receiver, who recently posted a hilarious Christmas-themed video directed at the Patriots, posted a message to his former quarterback Tom Brady on Thursday.

"Miss you big bro," he wrote under a photo he took with Brady after signing with New England in September.

Check it out below:

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That certainly won't help quiet the talk of a possible AB/Patriots reunion, especially given New England's continued struggles on offense.

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New odds for Tom Brady's 2020 team reveal Patriots' primary competition

New odds for Tom Brady's 2020 team reveal Patriots' primary competition

Want to get a sense of where Tom Brady will play in 2020? Just follow the money.

We're not talking about the money the New England Patriots quarterback will demand when he becomes a free agent on March 18 (although that will play a huge role).

We're talking about the money sports bettors are wagering on Brady's future -- and how sportsbooks are setting the odds.

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Here are the latest odds for where Brady will be playing on Week 1 of the 2020 NFL season, via DraftKings Sportsbook:

New England Patriots: -335
Los Angeles Chargers: +400
Indianapolis Colts: +900
Tennessee Titans: +1600
Carolina Panthers: +2000
Cleveland Browns: +2000
Denver Broncos: +2000
Las Vegas Raiders: +2000
Tampa Bay Buccaneers: +2000
Chicago Bears: +2500

New England fans will be pleased to see that the Patriots are strong favorites to bring Brady back -- and that their odds of keeping Brady have actually improved since they lost to the Tennessee Titans in the AFC Wild Card Round. (Many sportsbooks set odds for Brady's Patriots return around -200 at that time.)

According to DraftKings' latest odds, New England doesn't have much stiff competition, either: Only the Chargers, Colts and Titans are below +2000 to land the 42-year-old QB.

Los Angeles and Tennessee both make sense as Brady landing spots: Brady has family and friends in Southern California and would bring buzz to a Chargers team moving into a brand new stadium, while the Titans offer familiarity with Brady's close friend Mike Vrabel as head coach.

The Colts are a curious presence on this list after going 7-9 under ex-Brady backup Jacoby Brissett last season. But perhaps Brady would find intrigue in a franchise with ample cap space and a strong offensive line.

We likely won't know Brady's free-agent choice until March 18 at the earliest. The sportsbooks are a good way to gauge which way the wind is blowing, though.

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Patriots' Bill Belichick gives retiring OL coach Dante Scarnecchia huge praise

Patriots' Bill Belichick gives retiring OL coach Dante Scarnecchia huge praise

The New England Patriots have lost one of their most important coaches this offseason.

Offensive line coach Dante Scarnecchia is retiring after spending more than 30 years with the Patriots in a variety of roles.

Patriots head coach Bill Belichick heaped immense praise on Scarnecchia in a statement released by the team Tuesday

"It was a privilege to coach with Dante for so long," Belichick said. "I knew that long before his initial retirement and throughout a second act of continued excellence. Dante is among the very best assistant coaches ever."

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The Patriots have played in 58 playoff games in their history, and it's not a coincidence that Scarnecchia has coached in 49 of them. He has maximized the talent of so many of the offensive linemen the team brought in during his tenure, and this success certainly has been a factor in keeping quarterback Tom Brady healthy enough to play two decades and counting.

Many Patriots players past and present have paid tribute to Scarnecchia over the last 24 hours as his coaching career comes to a close, including Brady, who called the 71-year-old "the definition of the Patriot Way."

Perry: Scarnecchia had immense impact on Patriots dynasty