Y'know, Bill Belichick, just when everyone thinks time has finally passed the New England Patriots by, you go and sign Cam Newton and totally redeem yourself.
Too many fell for the ruse.
Too many actually thought the Patriots realistically planned to start unproven second-year quarterback Jarrett Stidham.
Too many began to fool themselves into believing Belichick may really see something in the 2019 fourth-round pick and Stidham really could be a franchise signal-caller.
Instead, New England waited and waited and waited some more before pulling the trigger on one of the league's best offseason moves to keep the team in Super Bowl contention and provide a Frankenstein-like "It's alive!