"It's been a long road, it's been a grind, it's been a lot of ups and downs over the last couple of years, obviously but the thing I'm most looking forward to is today's practice", he said. "Time" docuseries posted on Facebook on Wednesday. "Even a team like Houston that we've played numerous times, they have new guys and guys who weren't on the roster previous year, so how will they use them?" ABC6 Sports Reporter Ian Steele has more from Gillette Stadium. "But in the game right there when it's third down, you need a big conversion, but you also want to get some momentum going. So, we try to morph the offense to what we all do a good job at and those things change over the course of the season". "I'm really excited for where we're at, where we're going, what we got to do".
"I just knew from the time that he arrived here that he had really good poise", O'Brien said.
The reason is that on the other side of the field will be the New England Patriots, five-time Super Bowl champion Tom Brady and his future Hall of Fame head coach Bill Belichick. The Boston Globe expects the Patriots to kick things up a notch on special teams this season. This year, he's admitted to wanting to spend more time with his family and in this episode, Brady's seen at the Al Udeid Air Base in Doha Qatar.
This final episode also explored what Brady said is a new approach to certain aspects of National Football League life, which includes ignoring the opinions people have of him.
It will be hard for the Texans to challenge Gronkowski this Sunday, but if they want a chance to win this game and to start off the season with a win, keeping Gronkowski will be a task they must face head-on - but that is easier said than done. Ours is just to the tenth degree. I don't still give a f*** that much anymore about anything. It's kind of surprising that Patrick Chung is just a first-time captain, given how respected he has always been, though it should be noted that fellow respected defensive player Dont'a Hightower isn't a captain. I just don't give a [expletive] anymore that much about anything.
On average, the Pats quarterback was pressured on 31.1 percent of his drop-backs last season and sacked only 2.4 times per game.
"I love playing football", he added. "It will be a challenge for me, I don't think it's going to be easy. but I think I can do it", he said.
He makes it clear, though, that he does still care about winning and playing football until he's 45, something he admits "is going to be very hard to do". "I still feel like there's things to accomplish".
"I could tell people I'm feeling unbelievable, I could tell people I'm feeling awful", he told a conference call.
"Once you stop, you're done". "I just want to do that again". So there we are playing in a pro-am tournament, where, as an amateur if you hit a bad shot you don't really worry about it, you play the pro's ball anyways, that's what you have him for.