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The retirement of Rob Gronkowski leaves a gaping hole for New England to fill, but with Tom Brady returning to lead a corps of playmakers, the Patriots seem destined for another Super Bowl.
Can Tom Brady defy Father Time and lead his Patriots to victory yet again? Will the Browns or Giants turn their boats of misery around? We predict this season’s winners and losers and tell you who will raise the Lombardi Trophy in February
AFC EAST Winner: New England Patriots After nearly two decades of domination, and 10 consecutive division titles, the Super Bowl champions faced a challenging off-season with the retirement of superstar tight end Rob Gronkowski and the loss of defensive coordinator Brian Flores. While Tom Brady didn’t have one of his better seasons last year (4,355 yards, 29 TDs), the 42-year-old returns along with a corps of playmakers: Sony Michel, Julian Edelman, first-round draftee N’Keal Harry and Josh (Flash) Gordon, who signed a one-year contract and returned after being reinstated by the NFL. Bill Belichick won’t be happy with the schedule—his Pats play a team coming …
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