(1:30) Jerod Mayo reacts to Danny Amendola’s comments about Bill Belichick and the benching of Malcolm Butler.
(3:30) Jerod Mayo says that even after reaching out to players and coaches he cannot find out why Malcolm Butler was benched.
(7:00) Do other Patriots players feel betrayed like Danny Amendola because they do not know why Butler was benched?
(9:00) How long can the Malcolm Butler benching loom over the Patriots?
(14:00) How will Butler benching impact the Patriots locker room buying into Bill Belichick’s motivation?
(20:00) How much will Bill Belichick bend for Rob Gronkowski and Tom Brady
(28:00) How will Tom Brady react if the Patriots draft a QB in the first round?
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On Wednesday, the NFL announced a new policy on players protesting during the National Anthem.
The new policy permits players to stay in the locker room while the anthem plays, but requires them to stand if they come on to the field.
Former Patriots defensive end Chris Long, now with the Eagles, shared his thoughts on the controversial change via Twitter:
His teammate, Malcolm Jenkins, ripped the new policy on Twitter as well.
Devin and Jason McCourty showed their support for Long and Jenkins' statements by reposting them on their Twitter account:
A source confirms that Tom Brady was not working out at his TB12 sports medicine facility at Patriot Place in Foxboro while his teammates were on the field at OTAs as was previously reported by the Boston Herald.
Tight end Rob Gronkowski, the other notable absence from OTAs, has been at the TB12 facility on the days his teammates were on the field practicing and wide receiver Malcolm Mitchell, who participated in the first day of OTAs, has also been at TB12, according to the source.
The Herald's Karen Guregian reported on Tuesday that both Brady and Gronkowski were at TB12 on Monday, which is right next to Gillette Stadium, where the Patriots were practicing.
Former Patriots quarterback Scott Zolak of 98.5 The Sports Hub's "Zolak and Bertrand" show said Brady likely wasn't even in the country this week.
Patriots owner Robert Kraft said Wednesday that Brady and Gronk are expected to participate in the mandatory mini-camp at Gillette June 5-7.