Somebody call Chuck Norris. The Texas Rangers are on the case.
Texas Lt. Governor Dan Patrick has tasked the Rangers — no, not the baseball team — to find Tom Brady’s game-worn jersey, which went missing following Super Bowl 51.
Patrick said Monday the Rangers will assist the Houston Police Department in finding the jersey, which apparently was taken from the locker of the Patriots quarterback Sunday night after he led an improbable comeback to beat the Falcons at Houston’s NRG Stadium.
“I’ve talked to a lot of fans who would love to welcome Roger back to Gillette Stadium,” Kraft said. “If we are fortunate enough to win on Sunday, the kickoff of the (2017) NFL season would present the perfect opportunity.”
Goodell has not visited the Patriots’ stadium since handing down a four-game suspension to quarterback Tom Brady for his role in the Deflategate scandal. During Wednesday’s state of the league press conference, Goodell stood by the punishment issued to the Patriots, which also included a fine and loss of draft picks.
“Being injured for two years has kind of taken that away from me. My mistakes were shown on the field the first two years, and then me getting better has kind of been behind the scenes. The next time I step onto the field, it’ll be what they expect. People want to see you get better, they want to see you move past your mistakes. I’ve done that, just behind the scenes.”
There is a chance Smith has improved as a player. He’s played in just three games over the last two seasons, so fans haven’t really been able to see the progress he’s made. Teams in need of a quarterback will see it, and will determine if it’s good enough to sign him this offseason.