There has reportedly been tension within the New England Patriots' ranks as they have attempted to defend their Super Bowl title this season.
Seth Wickersham of ESPN.com published a lengthy expose Friday regarding New England and the power struggles between five-time Super Bowl champion quarterback Tom Brady, head coach Bill Belichick and owner Robert Kraft.
Of note, Wickersham said Brady "is famously unhelpful toward his backups" and offered little in terms of advice to Jimmy Garoppolo. The Patriots traded Garoppolo to the San Francisco 49ers for a second-round pick, although Wickersham's article reveals Belichick did not want to move the 26-year-old signal-caller but only did so after Kraft told him to in a meeting before the Nov. 1 trade deadline.
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