New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick has signed former Dallas Cowboys backup quarterback Will Grier off the Cincinnati Bengals practice squad, just 10 days before facing the Cowboys. Grier’s impressive performance in the Cowboys’ preseason finale caught the attention of his former teammates and coaches. Despite the possibility of Grier being a double agent, the Cowboys’ offensive coordinator, Brian Schottenheimer, holds no hard feelings and is excited to see him play. Grier’s knowledge of the Cowboys’ playbook could provide an advantage for the Patriots, but the Cowboys are prepared to adjust their strategies.
He ‘knows where a lot of the bones are buried’
Bill Belichick’s latest move to sign Will Grier off the Cincinnati Bengals practice squad has raised eyebrows in the NFL. Grier’s impressive performance in the Cowboys’ preseason finale showcased his talent and potential. However, with his knowledge of the Cowboys’ playbook, there are concerns about his potential role as a double agent for the Patriots. Despite this, the Cowboys’ offensive coordinator, Brian Schottenheimer, remains supportive of Grier and looks forward to seeing him play.
Adjusting strategies and selective information sharing
Knowing that Grier has insider knowledge of the Cowboys’ playbook, the team is prepared to adjust their strategies to counter any potential advantage for the Patriots. Offensive coordinator Brian Schottenheimer acknowledges that players who have been with other teams may bring valuable insights, but the Cowboys are smart enough to adapt and selectively share information to maintain an edge. Schottenheimer holds no hard feelings towards Grier and is excited to see him play.
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