Devin McCourty Shares Thoughtful IG Post After Patriots Week 1 Win
September 14, 2020
The New England Patriots played their first season without Tom Brady and did a really good job. TB12 and his Bucs teammates lost the season opener. Well, things went really well for the Patriots. Head coach Bill Belichick and his Patriots players entered the new season with a win, and their performance in Week 1 was more than remarkable.
The Patriots’ Week 1 victory over the Miami Dolphins at Gillette Stadium happened less than six months after Jason McCourty and his wife, Michelle, lost the third baby due to stillbirth. The Patriots veteran reflected on “the hardest time” in his most recent Instagram post. McCourty shared his thoughts right after his team destroyed Miami in a 21-11 win.
“A lot of emotions taking the field today. Back in May I didn’t really think about football all I could think about was trying to lead my family through the hardest time ever…God has pulled me and @dr_yimac32 through…And it felt great being back on the field with my guys” McCourty wrote on Instagram.
Patriots did great in Week 1
The Patriots veteran also thanked Yi, Lo, and Bray for everything they did that day. McCourty knows that his little angel Mia is always with him. It was an emotional post, and McCourty made everyone cry.
McCourty led Patriots defenders in snap count Sunday. The Pats limited Dolphins quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick to 191 passing yards and he threw three interceptions. Their rushing attack amassed 87 yards on the ground. New England was brilliant against the Dolphins and the defense was amazing.
Belichick’s defense will have to prepare really well for the next game. New England has a road game on the schedule. Players will meet Russell Wilson and the Seattle Seahawks. Seattle players aren’t considered a threat, but McCourty and his twins won’t risk their shot.
It was a good start of the season, and Patriots players seem to be ready for a bigger challenge. Cam Newton made a good first impression in Week 1, and Belichick would love to see this performance on Sunday. Maybe Newton will surprise him with a better game in Seattle.