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Pats won't trade Garoppolo? Bears hope it's one lie among many

Mar 01, 2017 - Chicago Sun-Times

There are two ways to interpret ESPN's report that the Patriots aren't expected to trade quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo.

A) The Patriots aren't expected to trade quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo.

Let's go with B) The Patriots are a shrewd, sneaky organization not averse to spreading false information to get more in return for Tom Brady's backup.

B) The Patriots absolutely will trade quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo but want to make interested teams such as the Bears give until it hurts.

This is the lying season in the NFL. OK, it's always the lying season in the NFL, but the pre-draft period is when lying reaches levels normally reserved for fifth-graders trying to explain what happened to their missing homework assi...