1. Menelik Watson: Video Highlights for Former Florida State OT

    With the 2013 NFL draft fast approaching, it's time for a deep dive into some of the top prospects. Today, we'll profile Menelik Watson, the versatile Seminole offensive lineman who projects as a late first-round pick or early second-rounder...

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  2. Power Ranking the Patriots' 2013 Schedule from Easiest to Hardest Games

    After a 2012 season in which the New England Patriots enjoyed the easiest strength of schedule of any NFL team, the Pats' upcoming slate looks a little more difficult...

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  3. New England Patriots Mock Draft: Post-Free Agency Predictions for Every Round

    With three weeks until the start of the 2013 NFL Draft, the New England Patriots have just five picks. With that in mind, there's not much room for error for a team that chose not to address all its needs in free agency...

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  4. 3 Reach Picks the New England Patriots Should Avoid in the 2013 NFL Draft

    The New England Patriots ' picks are few and far between in the 2013 NFL draft, and that makes each one precious...

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  5. Predicting the New England Patriots' Starting Lineup Post Week 1 of Free Agency

    The NFL 's free agency period is just over one week old, and the New England Patriots ' starting lineup has begun to take shape...

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  6. Picking One Free Agent to Fill Each of the New England Patriots' Holes

    The NFL 's free-agency period begins on March 12, with a frenzied feed of big-ticket signings sure to follow. While the New England Patriots don't typically overspend in free agency, the market suits their needs this year...

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  7. New England Patriots: A Step-by-Step Plan to Fix the Pats' Secondary

    The deadline to place the franchise tag on an impending free agent has come and gone, without any clarity shed on the future of the New England Patriots secondary...

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  8. 5 Free Agents Who Would Massively Improve the New England Patriots Defense

    Whether or not you're a cynic about Tom Brady 's newly restructured contract , it certainly makes free agency more exciting for fans of the New England Patriots . The Pats now have a chunk of money to play with in an intriguing free-agent class...

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  9. New England Patriots: Why Pats Fans Need to Appreciate Kyle Arrington More

    For some fans of the New England Patriots , the mutual interest between the Pats and free agent CB Kyle Arrington is seen as a bad sign. For the life of me, I can't understand why...

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  10. New England Patriots: What These 5 Patriots Must Improve in 2013

    At least one member of the New England Patriots played golf on Super Bowl Sunday. That's a fact , not just a cliche...

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  11. Buying or Selling These 5 Patriots Free Agents Back in New England in 2013

    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...

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  12. 5 Offseason Moves the Patriots Must Make to Return to the Super Bowl in 2014

    After all the buildup to the pursuit of a fourth Super Bowl title for Tom Brady and the gang, the New England Patriots ' 28-13 loss to the Baltimore Ravens in the AFC Championship Game felt like a needle to an Aerobed...

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  13. Full Patriots Scouting Report for the 2013 East-West Shrine Game

    The NFL season may be drawing to a close, but the work of an NFL scout is a year-round endeavor—and for this weekend's East-West Shrine Game , every scout will be clocking overtime...

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  14. Texans vs. Patriots: 3 Keys for the Pats' Defense in the Divisional Round

    It's the deep breath before the plunge for the New England Patriots and Houston Texans . Sure, that's a bit of a shoehorned Lord of the Rings reference, but it's weirdly appropriate...

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  15. Patriots 2013 Mock Draft: The Smartest Pick New England Can Make at Every Spot

    Let's get one thing straight about the New England Patriots ' 2013 draft—there's almost no chance they make selections at all of their current picks...

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  16. Seattle Seahawks vs. Washington Redskins: 5 Bold Predictions for Wild Card Game

    The last time the Seattle Seahawks lost a game, most of us were still polishing off Thanksgiving leftovers from the fridge...

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  17. The Definitive Blueprint to the New England Patriots' Perfect Offseason

    The New England Patriots are headed into the playoffs with designs on another Super Bowl run. But with the Pats earning a bye with their win over the Dolphins , we've got Wild ...

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  18. Wes Welker Talk: Analyzing the Top WR's Impending Free Agency

    The western front has been all quiet of late with respect to contract discussions between the New England Patriots and free-agent-to-be wide receiver Wes Welker . The Pats slapped the franchise tag on Welker last offseason, paying him $9...

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  19. New England Patriots: How Will Rob Gronkowski's Return Change Patriots Offense?

    While the New England Patriots inch towards the playoffs, their star tight end Rob Gronkowski is inching towards his return...

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  20. NFL Power Rankings Week 15: Breaking Down the State of Every NFL Team

    The NFL 's 2012 campaign is now 15 weeks old, with just two more Sundays remaining on the regular season slate...

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  21. Highlighting the Toughest Individual Defensive Matchups for Patriots in Playoffs

    Yes, the New England Patriots manhandled the conference rival Houston Texans on Monday Night Football . Yes, they held the league's best defensive lineman in J.J. Watt without a sack or batted pass...

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  22. Breaking Down the Pivotal Moments of NFL Week 14

    Week 14 of the NFL regular season brought us some fantastic finishes across the country, including a number of games that were decided by the outcome of the final play. There were four fourth-quarter comebacks in Week 14...

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  23. Breaking Down the Best Third-Down Playcalls of the New England Patriots' Season

    The New England Patriots face the Houston Texans on Monday Night Football, and we've got a third-down battle brewing...

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  24. Patriots Playoff Picture: What History Tells Us About New England as Every Seed

    With their division-clinching win against the Miami Dolphins , the New England Patriots are playoff-bound yet again. This year marks the 20th playoff appearance for the Pats organization, and a remarkable 10th in the last 12 years...

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  25. Why the Pats Can't Win the Super Bowl Without Rob Gronkowski

    The New England Patriots have now played—and won—two games without All-Pro TE Rob Gronkowski ...

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