Tom Brady lets Patriots rookie keep golden locks after strong debut

first_img Suspended Patriots receiver Josh Gordon applies for NFL reinstatement, reports say View this post on Instagram “I’ve expressed that to some of the leaders so I think that makes them less inclined to try to cut it anyways. That’s kind of human nature.”He will have another chance to impress Brady and the rest of the Patriots when they travel to Nashville on Aug. 17 to face the Titans. One of the Patriots breakout rookies can certainly appreciate Tom Brady’s latest proposal. Chase Winovich turned heads in his debut Thursday night when he tallied 1.5 sacks in New England’s 31-3 victory over Detroit.  Well… that escalated quicklyA post shared by Chase Winovich (@wino) on Aug 9, 2019 at 8:45am PDTOne of the Patriots’ traditions is giving rookies terrible haircuts.But Winovich remains a team player. The third-round pick out of the University of Michigan said if it came down to it, he would cut his hair.”For me, it is a source of pride and strength to a certain degree playing football,” Winovich told reporters earlier in the week. “But at the end of the day, it’s just hair and if they really wanted to cut it, I wouldn’t have any qualms about it. I’m part of a team. It’s not about me. It’s about what the team wants. They could barely get a hand on my guy Chase Winovich 🤣🤣🤣@Winopic.twitter.com/TGYT6tzoDC— Savage Boston Sports 🇺🇸🍀 (@SavageBoston) August 9, 2019In celebration, Winovich took to Instagram and posted two pictures — one of him at the line of scrimmage and the other wrapped around the legs of Lions quarterback David Fales. Winovich captioned the photo, “Well… that escalated quickly” and not soon after, Brady chimed in.The veteran signal-caller told the rook, “Maybe you can keep your hair.” Related News Patriots praise Jarrett Stidham after preseason debut: ‘You can see why the staff wanted to have him’last_img