Could the impending absence of David Andrews lead to the return of one of the largest centers in the history of the New England Patriots?
Probably not, but it's fun to think about it.
If you've failed, Andrews has recently been hospitalized with a pulmonary embolism, a condition that occurs when blood clots are trapped in pulmonary arteries. The 27-year-old was released from hospital on Monday night, but reportedly missed the entire 2019 season. That's why Ted Karras, an experienced backup player, is expected to replace Andrews, a dual Super Bowl champion, who has tacitly become one of the NFL's better centers, and an important leader of the Patriots.
Andrews' situation triggered a tweet from longtime Patriots Center Dan Koppen, who last played in the 201
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Not too upset, Patriots fans. Koppen obviously jokes, and if his long break was not enough to prevent a comeback, his age (39) is sure to be high.
The absence of Andrews will be important to the patriots. New England, however, is well-equipped to compensate for the loss and not miss a stroke.
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