A cynic might suggest that Winovich underwent a virtual lobotomy upon the orientation in New England, scrubbing him of any trace of bulletin board material.
In other words, put a lid on it, kid.
“I wouldn’t say ‘put a lid on it,’ but you have to be a little more strategic,” Winovich, 24, told USA TODAY Sports. “Turn the dial back a little bit. It’s just a matter of playing football now.
Winovich, you see, was an accomplished-but-mouthy sort at Michigan. He had the audacity to refer to archrival Michigan State as the Wolverines’ “little brother” after a victory last fall. A few weeks later, he called a 62-39 thumping from Ohio State “a mirage,” drawing the ire of Buckeyes Nation.
"Matter of playing football NOW"?
After signing his 4 year rookie contract with the Patriots a few days ago, it looks like he may have a clause in the contract to just play football, and leave the talk in *ichigan? Maybe the 62-39 beat down last year finally hit home and whineovich has learned to try to play football and shut up?
Time will tell-