Van Noy, who was teammates with Brady for three-plus seasons, also left the Patriots in free agency, inking a four-year, $51-million deal with the Miami Dolphins.
If the Patriots continue to look elsewhere for a potential starting quarterback - and they probably are - the remaining crop of free agents isn't much more encouraging.
"He can make every throw", Arians added.
"I wanted all the defense, if we could, to stay together", coach Bruce Arians said Wednesday.
"I think it's going to be fun for him", said Montana. "I expect that's how we'll lead the team, get new guys, young guys to follow the same way".
"I had a different story, where they had made a decision", Montana said.
"Going off his personality and what I saw on film and what I've read and heard, it's going to be fairly similar to what we were about in New England", Karras said of Flores, who coached the Patriots linebackers before leaving last offseason. "I don't understand that", he told the newspaper.
In one of the most shocking moves during the National Football League offseason, Tom Brady announced that he would be leaving the New England Patriots and signing with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Sometimes you get it and it becomes a little more pressure if they don't perform. "I leave there with just a lot of great admiration for people in that organization". We've seen all of the photoshopped images of the future Hall-of-Famer in a Tampa Bay Buccaneers jersey, and we've seen the Madden NFL edited rosters with Brady playing for the Bucs.
Considering the fact that Brissett was the Colts' starter last season, it was unlikely he would have been the choice to be released or traded. "Meaning you have to be able to have communication, not only the physical parts like running routes but what is your receiver going to do once you roll out of the pocket".
"Sometimes you've got to be careful of what you wish for".
FOXBOROUGH, MA - SEPTEMBER 22: Devin McCourty #32 of the New England Patriots reacts with Jason McCourty #30 after intercepting a pass during the third quarter of a game against the New York Jets at Gillette Stadium on September 22, 2019 in Foxborough, Massachusetts.