Let’s get the next Patriots scandal started before the rest of the NFL fans. The other day Bill Belichick surprisingly traded Demaryius Thomas to the New York Jets for a 6th round draft pick. This was the rarest of moves and left many wondering why he would trade within his division. A few days later their starting quarterback Sam Darnold is listed out with mono. You know that the rumors are certain to start swarming that Belichick intentionally sent Thomas to the Jets knowing he would infect the locker room. Of course you can’t completely discount the hoodie didn’t pull this move out of his playbook. This may be the master at play.
Coach Adam Gase confirmed that Sam Darnold (mono) won’t suit up for the Jets’ Monday night matchup against the Browns.
Gase added that Darnold could miss several weeks. The Jets will move forward with Trevor Siemian under center. I