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March 20: According to Adam Schefter of ESPN, the Patriots are interested in former Chiefs right tackle Eric Winston.
March 17: According to Aaron Wilson of The Baltimore Sun, the Patriots are among a group of teams showing interest in recently released defensive end Elvis Dumervil.
March 16: A lot of conflicting reports around Emmanuel Sanders these past 24 hours, so here's the latest: Adam Schefter of ESPN reports the Patriots are "still mulling whether to sign" him to an offer sheet. The Steelers must be notified immediately if he has signed the offer sheet.
March 15: Adam Schefter reported on ESPN's SportsCenter that the Patriots and Brandon Lloyd are working on a restructured contract, and that the receiver is willing to return to New England on a reduced deal.
March 15: Adam Schefter of ESPN reports the Patriots are hosting Steelers restricted free agent wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders for a workout on Friday.
March 15: Tom E. Curran of CSNNE.com reports the Patriots will host defensive end Dwight Freeney for a visit on Friday.
March 14: Albert Breer and Ian Rapoport of NFL.com are reporting that safety Adrian Wilson and defensive end John Abraham will visit the Patriots on Friday.
March 14: Adam Schefter of ESPN reports that the Patriots will host former Seahawks and Jets running back Leon Washington for a visit today.
March 14: Tim Graham of The Buffalo News reports that former Bills wide receiver Donald Jones is visiting the Patriots today.
March 13: Schefter reports that the Broncos are engaged in serious talks with wide receiver Wes Welker, and that a decision on his next home is expected today.
March 12: Karen Guregian of The Boston Herald reports that the Patriots and wide receiver Wes Welker have ended contract talks for the day, essentially signalling the beginning for the slot receiver on the open market.
March 12: Mary Kay Cabot of the Cleveland Plain Dealer reports that the Patriots are considered "on top to land Browns wide receiver Josh Cribbs" right now, followed by the 49ers and the Cardinals.
March 12: Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports that the Patriots have not yet made an official offer to Welker during these negotiations, and that they are preparing to make their very first offer before free agency begins.
March 11: Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports reports that the Patriots are among the teams interested in Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz, but there is a caveat. Cruz recently switched agents and is now represented by Tom Condon, who the Patriots normally don't do business with.
March 11: Greg Bedard of The Boston Globe reports that the Patriots would like to get cornerback Aqib Talib's contract done soon. Bedard says he is the Patriots' top target at No. 1 cornerback.
March 11: Patriots owner Robert Kraft told the media he wants Welker to be a "Patriot for life. Just like Tom Brady." We've heard those words before, and it falls in sync with a recent report that as of last week, the Patriots and Welker were closer to a deal than they've been in a long time.