1. Chandler Jones' Emergence Key to Patriots' Defense Excelling in 2014

    Chandler Jones came close in his second season to becoming the player the New England Patriots thought they picked in the first round of the 2012 NFL draft, but he's not quite there yet...

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  2. Wiggins on Edelman: 'I Don't See Him Re-Signing Here'

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  3. Patriots' Staff Lower in Numbers

    Legendary Green Bay Packers coach Vince Lombardi was typically one to keep a small coaching staff. Half a dozen coaches wasn't uncommon under his watch.....

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  4. Why the New England Patriots Absolutely Must Re-Sign Aqib Talib

    As Aqib Talib readies himself for flights to potential free-agency destinations this coming March, he might need some new reading material...

    James Christensen Written by James Christensen about 2 months ago 9,059 reads 34 comments

  5. State of the New England Patriots Position by Position: Wide Receiver

    Signed: Danny Amendola, Aaron Dobson, Kenbrell Thompkins, Josh Boyce, Matthew Slater, Mark Harrison, T.J. Moe Free Agents: Julian Edelman , Austin Collie “Those that fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it...

    Randolph Charlotin Written by Randolph Charlotin about 2 months ago 2,835 reads 8 comments

  6. Why Tight End Is the New England Patriots' Biggest Draft Need

    The New England Patriots need to prioritize several areas of need this offseason. Pro Bowl cornerback Aqib Talib and the team’s leading receiver, Julian Edelman, are both free agents and there are other big names on the market, too...

    Sean Keane Written by Sean Keane about 2 months ago 6,293 reads 30 comments

  7. Pats' Secondary Is Again a Primary Concern

    If there is one safe prediction to make about what the Patriots will do this offseason, it is that they will bring in some new players for their defensive backfield. It happens every year...

    Noah Jampol Written by Noah Jampol about 2 months ago 813 reads 1 comments

  8. State of the New England Patriots Position by Position: Running Back

    Signed: Stevan Ridley , Shane Vereen, James Develin, Brandon Bolden Free Agent: LeGarrette Blount The bad news is LeGarrette Blount is a free agent. The good news is if Blount leaves, the Patriots still have a 1,200-yard back to turn to..

    Randolph Charlotin Written by Randolph Charlotin about 2 months ago 1,688 reads 5 comments

  9. Pats' Robert Kraft Would Welcome Sam If He Could 'help Us Win'

    Patriots owner Robert Kraft has left no room for misinterpretation in conveying his support for openly-gay Missouri football player Michael Sam...

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  10. Patriots Projected to Receive Compensatory Pick for Loss of Patrick Chung

    The Patriots will not have a pick in the fifth-round of May's draft since they traded away the pick in a deal that brought Isaac Sopoaga to New England, but the team should have plenty of options in the sixth round...

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  11. New England Patriots Top Free-Agency Needs at Tight End

    The New England Patriots have a need at tight end as free agency approaches. Whom should they be targeting? NFL analyst Matt Miller is here to break down whom your team should go after...

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 2 months ago 9,187 reads 26 comments

  12. Brady: Special Day with Belichick at Pebble

    Patriots coach Bill Belichick and quarterback Tom Brady have played in the same foursome at the Pebble Beach Pro-Am over the last three days, and they talked about the experience with Jim Nantz and Nick Faldo of CBS on Saturday...

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  13. 2014 NFL Draft Prospects Who Could Be Instant Starters for New England Patriots

    Like most aspiring Super Bowl contenders, the Patriots do not have a ton of personnel holes. Bill Belichick and co...

    Sterling Xie Written by Sterling Xie about 2 months ago 10,771 reads 25 comments

  14. 5 New England Patriots Bound to Break Out in 2014

    The New England Patriots finished their season two wins short of their goal—a Super Bowl victory. To rectify that situation in 2014, they'll need some new stars to break out and contribute in a big way...

    James Christensen Written by James Christensen about 2 months ago 23,263 reads 62 comments

  15. Setting Odds for Patriots Signing Their Top 10 Free-Agent Targets

    The New England Patriots once again face an offseason where some of their top weapons from the previous year are set to hit free agency, along with a collection of other key contributors...

    Mike  Dussault Written by Mike Dussault about 2 months ago 13,380 reads 40 comments

  16. State of the New England Patriots Position by Position: Quarterback

    It has been a week since the NFL Championship was settled. The victors have been celebrated while the vanquished reflected on what went wrong. Here in New England, thoughts are on how to get their hands on the Lombardi Trophy again...

    Randolph Charlotin Written by Randolph Charlotin about 2 months ago 1,765 reads 7 comments

  17. Quick-hit thoughts around NFL Patriots

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  18. Patriots Face a Big Decision with Talib

    Last year, Patriots cornerback Aqib Talib hit the open market. And he ultimately returned to New England on a one-year, $5 million deal...

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  19. Patriots' Offseason Priorities Must Include a Rob Gronkowski Backup Plan

    The Patriots ' tight end position was once the object of affection for the entire league, but now, it is one of the Patriots' biggest question marks headed into the 2014 season...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 2 months ago 12,674 reads 38 comments

  20. Patriots Ties in Houston Bear Watching

    The NFL , particularly the coaching fraternity, represents a relationships business. That point was echoed upon the official announcement of Bill O'Brien's coaching staff in Houston , which took place on Wednesday...

    Noah Jampol Written by Noah Jampol about 2 months ago 262 reads 0 comments

  21. Kiper/McShay Mock Draft Reax: Patriots

    ESPN draft analysts Mel Kiper Jr. and Todd McShay released their latest mock drafts on Thursday and, as always, it sparks plenty of thoughts from a Patriots -based perspective.....

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 2 months ago 61 reads 0 comments

  22. Hernandez Due in Court over Phone Recordings

    Former NFL star Aaron Hernandez is due for another appearance in a Massachusetts court on the murder charge he faces.....

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 2 months ago 194 reads 0 comments

  23. What's at Play with Key Patriots Free Agents

    Bill Belichick is on the golf course this weekend, no surprise as coaches and front office members usually take some time off before gearing up for the combine in two weeks...

    Noah Jampol Written by Noah Jampol about 2 months ago 478 reads 0 comments

  24. Patriots Offseason Questions: Is Ryan Mallett Tom Brady's Backup or Trade Bait?

    This is the first in a series of articles examining questions the New England Patriots will have to answer in the run-up to free agency on March 11...

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  25. Free Agent Analysis: Hooman a Fit at Tight End?

    There were times in training camp when Michael Hoomanawanui would make the most amazing catches. One hand. Reaching behind himself. Diving catches. And it wasn't like he caught those and dropped the easy ones...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Zach Moretti about 2 months ago 949 reads 1 comments