The question of whether the New England Patriots need Tom Brady more, or if the reality is the opposite, might be answered sooner rather than later.

According to Matt Miller of Bleacher Report, the feeling around the NFL is that Brady will return to New England, but that is only one cog in the machine of New England's offseason plans.

Head coach Bill Belichick knows he can't win with anyone else under center, but also needs to give his 42-year-old quarterback more firepower on offense.