Troy Brown and Bob Ryan join Gary Tanguay on Sports Tonight to discuss what's going on with Wes Welker and the Patriots.
Bill Belichick isn't giving any answers -- per usual -- so the panel is forced to speculate.
Are the Patriots trying to move on from Welker and seeing if Julian Edelman is the man for the job? Is there something person between Welker and the Pats because of their offseason?
Troy Brown has his take, and being a former player in the league, knows what he's talking about.
Does Tom Brady have a real say in what happens? Brown says it comes down to Belichick at the end of the day.
The trade rumors surrounding Jimmy Garoppolo have died slightly with ESPN's Adam Schefter insisting more than once that the New England Patriots quarterback will not get traded.
But Bill Belichick has shocked the NFL before. He could do it again on draft day by dealing Garoppolo Thursday.
CSNNE's Mike Giardi asked the 25-year-old quarterback whether he had any nerves heading into the 2017 NFL Draft with the potential for a trade.
"No nerves," Garoppolo said Wednesday at TD Garrden before Game 5 of the Boston Celtics' game against the Chicago Bulls. "I'm just trying to enjoy the game with the guys tonight. It's a special thing coming out here."
Garoppolo was among a strong contingent of Patriots players at the game, including quarterback Jacoby Brissett, receiver Brandin Cooks and cornerback Stephon Gilmore.
Garoppolo said he hasn't changed his approach to the offseason with the possiblity looming that he might end up on another team.
"To be honest, I really didn't think about it," he said. "I was just enjoying the offseason. Working out. Grinding it out with the guys out in California. Now we're back at it with the team."
The Patriots commenced their offseason conditioning program on April 17.
Giardi asked whether Garoppolo would be monitoring social media during the draft to keep an eye on whether his name pops up in more trade rumors.
"I'm just going to be looking at your tweets the whole time," he said with a smile.
Tom E. Curran discusses the most recent news regarding Richard Sherman and whether there is still a chance the New England Patriots could acquire him.