"We don't sit around listening to what everybody else says," Patriots coach Bill Belichick said. "We try to do the best we can."
Brady back in form; Patriots beat Bengals 43-17 →
"We have three good players at that position, three players we have a lot of confidence in," Belichick said on Sunday just hours before the trade was announced. "It's a good situation."
Ryan Mallett traded to Texas as Patriots stick with Jimmy Garoppolo →