Holley: Go after Wallace, not Lloyd


Holley: Go after Wallace, not Lloyd

The focus -- publicly, at least -- has been on Brandon Lloyd.
But Michael Holley thinks it should be on Mike Wallace.
"I've seen the price tags on these receivers and I just don't think Brandon Lloyd is worth that," the co-host of WEEI's 'The Big Show' said Tuesday on 'Uno's Sports Tonight'. But that's only part of the reason he's down on Lloyd . . . and high on restricted free agent Mike Wallace, who would cost the Patriots a first-round draft choice if they signed him.
"The Pats need to get a little younger at receiver," said Holley. "That's why I'm big on the Mike Wallace train. And that may not happen, but I would much rather see a 25-year-old receiver here than a guy who's 30, 31 . . .
"Wallace is a dynamic player and he's not a stop-gap option. I think Brandon Lloyd is a stop-gap guy. In two years, you'll be looking for somebody else. Maybe even next year."

Clowney fined for hit on Brady; Rowe fined for unsportsmanlike penalty

Clowney fined for hit on Brady; Rowe fined for unsportsmanlike penalty

When Tom Brady complained to officials during the third quarter of last week's Divisional Round game against the Texans, he was wondering why Jadeveon Clowney wasn't penalized for a late hit. 

Not only did Brady get the call a little later in the game when Clowney hit him again in the fourth, but Clowney has now been fined for that hit. Per Pro Football Talk, Clowney was docked $18,231 for roughing the passer. 

Brady defended his on-the-field tantrum in the third quarter after Clowney's hit, insisting it may have helped lead to the Patriots being given extra yardage in the fourth. 

"Yeah, I would love to try to make sure the officials are paying close attention," Brady told WEEI's Kirk and Callahan show. "If we can get one of those 15-yard penalties, those are important."

Patriots corner Eric Rowe was also fined for his actions during the Divisional Round. He was hit with a $12,154 penalty after picking up an unsportsmanlike penalty for pulling a Texans player off of a scrum in the first quarter

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