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NBC Sports Breakfast Podcast: Troy Brown and Jerod Mayo react to Gronkowski retirement. How will Patriots replace Gronk?

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NBC Sports Breakfast Podcast: Troy Brown and Jerod Mayo react to Gronkowski retirement. How will Patriots replace Gronk?

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Troy Brown and Jerod Mayo react to Gronkowski retirement. How will Patriots replace Gronk?

(1:00) Troy Brown reacts to Rob Gronkowski retiring, and whether he thinks Gronk could return during he season. 

(7:50) Jerod Mayo discusses Gronkowski’s retirement, and what he sees Gronk doing outside of football.  

(12:40) Phil Perry breaks down what options the Patriots have when it comes to replacing Rob Gronkowski. 

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Next Pats Podcast: Troy Brown on what it takes to be a receiver in Bill Belichick's system

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Next Pats Podcast: Troy Brown on what it takes to be a receiver in Bill Belichick's system

2:15 - Phil Perry is joined by Patriots Hall of Famer and three-time Super Bowl champion Troy Brown to break down how different types of receivers are utilized in Bill Belichick's system.

6:33 - Troy begins by discussing the role of the slot receiver: How he lines up on the field, and what kind of player he needs to be both physically and mentally.

11:11 - Next, Troy defines what the 'Z position' receiver is and gives examples of those versatile types of players from his time in the league.

16:25 - Troy finishes by explaining the role of receivers in the 'X position,' the big play makers on the outside, and how the Patriots haven't had a true 'X' since Randy Moss.

21:23 - Phil goes through a handful of prospective receivers the Patriots could draft this year and determines if they would fit in the Slot, Z position (26:41), or the X position (30:22) in the Patriots system.

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Brady's Super Bowl LIII hype video: 'Still Here. Never Left.'

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Brady's Super Bowl LIII hype video: 'Still Here. Never Left.'

Tom Brady's gets some help from a few of his first Patriots teammates in his final hype video of this postseason, which he posted on social media on Super Sunday morning.

Titled "Still Here. Never Left.", the video harkens back to the beginning of the Pats dynasty with appearances from Willie McGinest, Tedy Bruschi, newly minted Hall of Famer Ty Law, Troy Brown and Lawyer Milloy.

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