Ever since New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick made the shocking decision to not play the team's star cornerback Malcolm Butler for even just one defensive snap in this month's Super Bowl, a loss to the Philadelphia Eagles, many questions have been raised about the move.
Shortly before the game...like minutes before the game began, coach Belichick informed Patriot's defensive coordinator Matt Patricia that Eric Rowe, not Malcolm Butler, would be the starting cornerback.
With a lot of uncertainty still remaining around the status of cornerback Malcolm Butler, it appears that the New England Patriots are still willing to revisit a potential deal with the Seattle Seahawks for All-Pro corner Richard Sherman.
Though the New England Patriots typically stand pat during the league's free agency period, at least when it comes to the top available players on the market, the team has made one of it's most expensive signings in its history on day one.
The New England Patriots opened up mandatory minicamp Tuesday and, while he was not present for the team's voluntary organized team activities back in May, cornerback and Super Bowl XLIX hero Malcolm Butler was back on the field with his teammates.
New England Patriots cornerback Malcolm Butler parlayed his Super Bowl saving, goal line interception two years ago into a starting role for all of last season. Now, it appears that the third year player, and once undrafted free agent, wants to be paid like a starter he's become.