Patriots Center David Andrews hospitalized for blood clots, the season is threatened – The Athletic


FOXBORO – The Patriots won their first major medical success in 2019.

Starting center David Andrews has been hospitalized with clots in his lungs and his season is under threat, sources said. It is expected that he is running out of time.

Andrews, captain since 2017, has started 57 regular season and nine playoff games in his career. He split his time with Bryan Stork in 2015 before winning the full-time position in 2016. Andrews started all playoff games on the Patriots' three consecutive Super Bowl trips.

Quarterback Tom Brady has gained immense confidence in Andrews since his rookie season. Brady credited Andrews with seeing the match in the same angle, which helped him relay the blocking signals to the line of scrimmage.

Andrews, who signed up until 2020, has also improved significantly with his blocking missions over the years. Last season, …

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