Scout Premium Content

Third String Controversy

Can Patriots coach Bill Belichick justify carrying a third quarterback to start the season over a position player? What is the argument?

By Kevin Saleeba With final roster cuts looming for the Patriots this week, can coach Bill Belichick justify carrying a third quarterback? Only in New England can there still be a quarterback controversy when future Hall of Famer Tom Brady has a lock on the position for the foreseeable future. The puzzling aspect of the debate has nothing to do with finding the heir apparent for Brady...

PatriotsInsider.com Recommended Stories


  • Peyton Manning emerged alone atop yet another category in the NFL record book tonight vs the Niners, as he tossed touchdown #509 under the national spotlight of Sunday Night Football (NBC). (Photo…

  • Former USC and NFL running back LenDale White added tons of drama to what was a relatively quiet Homecoming weekend for the Trojans.

  • Here’s a way to watch football and improve your golf swing at the same time. In your living room (or on the range), practice the one-minute golf swing, as shown in this video. Set the timer on your…

  • Dr. Roto, like many others, can't believe Seattle Seahawks QB Russell Wilson (pictured above) passed for over 300 yards and rushed for over 100 yards in the same game. First time that's ever happened…

  • As soon as those winds fall off, get into the stand! I always tell people you can't kill them if you aren't out, but if you want to try and pick an opportune time – this is it.

Up Next


The Patriots had to make two final cuts on the Tuesday deadline to get the roster to 75. Tim Tebow…

Tweets