The AFC Championship Game stung, but it's time for New England Patriots fans to move on. After all, if you're a hardcore fan, the signing of CFLer Armond Armstead should have you fully in offseason mode.
The Pats reportedly have about $18 million in cap room to spend on free agents. But before Pats fans start fantasizing about Ed Reed starting alongside Devin McCourty or Mike Wallace burning cornerbacks deep, their hometown squad has some tough decisions to make on some of their own free agents.
There are playmakers on both sides of the ball entering free agency for the Pats, and it will be tough to retain everyone. Let's buy or sell the Pats re-signing five of their top free agents.