Scott Zolak is the present radio voice of the Patriots, and performed for the workforce for eight years from 1991 to 1998. One would possibly suppose he’d be as plugged in as anybody when it comes to the workforce’s affairs – which is what makes his most up-to-date declare all of the extra mind-boggling.
Talking on 98.5 “The Sports activities Hub” in Boston, Zolak recommended that attainable beginning quarterback Cam Newton’s play is being hampered as a consequence of his music alternative throughout observe.
“I’d flip off the rap music to start with,” Zolak stated. “As a result of I feel it’s distracting for Cam right here. As a result of in between each throw he’s dancing.
“He makes a throw after which [dances]. The music’s nonetheless cranking right here, I do know you possibly can hear faintly within the background right here.”
The announcer then recommended it was a stark distinction with Mac Jones.
“He’s right here to work. And every thing is consideration to element,” Zolak stated of the Patriots’ first-round decide.
Nevertheless, Jones can also be a fan of hip hop, as has been famous by Newton himself.
“You catch him within the locker room each time quoting some Future, some Child,” Newton stated final month, per TMZ.
Newton and Jones are nonetheless locked in a quarterback competitors, with head coach Invoice Belichick having not but named the starter. If it isn’t Newton, it’s most likely as a consequence of his diminished arm power and the truth that he solely threw eight touchdowns final 12 months – not as a consequence of his style in music.