Jacoby Brissett Is New England Patriots’ Most Important Rookie

May 31, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The New England Patriots' draft class, heavy on backups and prospects with future potential, may not contribute much in 2016. 
That being said, their draft class could be thrust into a prominent role with just a couple of injuries here and there. For four weeks at the beginning of the season, rookie quarterback Jacoby Brissett will be just one injury away from being the starting quarterback of the team that enters the season as OddsShark.com's favorite to win the Super Bowl.
But hey, no pressure. 
Even as Brissett sits three deep on the depth chart at his position, the spotlight is on him to an extent. That's because he's actually only two deep, in the sense that he will begin the season as the top backup if Tom Brady's four-game suspension is not lifted. In that respect, he couldn't have landed with a much better support system than the one he has in New England.
"You've got one of the greatest coaches of all time in Bill Belichick, and you've got Jo...

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