Why The Sony Michel Trade Is A ‘Sneaky’ Good Move For The Patriots
If you quickly glance at the headlines that describe the Patriots' Sony Michel trade and come to the conclusion it was just a throw away move, you are mistaken.
This is a win/win in my book.
When Michel was selected as a first round draft pick back in 2018, it became obvious that he could never exceed the high expectations placed upon him by the hot takers and muck rakers.
In his rookie year, he ran the ball beautifully when it mattered most and scored six touchdowns in the postseason, including rushing for one in their Super Bowl LIII victory.
Yet, the perception of being a 'first round failure' of a draft pick running back, in the most brutal and ridiculous media environment, dogged him throughout his entire run here.
Now, at the ripe old age of 26, he joins the L A Rams and I wish him the best.
Thankfully, he plays in another conference and on the West Coast, so the likelihood of him haunting his old team remains slim.
It also doesn't hurt that the Pats are LOADED at that position this year.
I cannot wait for the season to start!