1. 5 Free-Agent Wide Receivers New England Patriots Should Target This Offseason

    The New England Patriots ' situation at wide receiver is simple: Julian Edelman is the only 100 percent sure thing for next season. So, in that sense, their situation is actually quite complicated...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 1 day ago 24,830 reads 41 comments

  2. 5 Free-Agent Running Backs New England Patriots Should Consider This Offseason

    The New England Patriots can't rely on their passing game alone. That's one of the biggest takeaways from this season...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 3 days ago 40,311 reads 61 comments

  3. 5 Free Agents That Need to Be on the Patriots' Radar

    The New England Patriots are rarely the sort of team to throw money at a free agent, especially in a season like this when they are so close to the salary cap that they can lick the ceiling if they stick their tongues out...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 6 days ago 21,630 reads 69 comments

  4. Why Big Changes Could Be Coming for Patriots at Wide Receiver

    If we learned one thing about the New England Patriots in 2015, it's how devastating injuries can be to a team with Super Bowl aspirations...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 8 days ago 5,319 reads 0 comments

  5. Patriots Must Focus on Bringing Balance to Offense This Offseason

    The New England Patriots ran the ball 14 times against the Denver Broncos in the AFC Championship Game, and it felt like they ran it entirely too much...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 10 days ago 4,988 reads 33 comments

  6. Patriots Must Use 2016 Offseason to Prepare for Big 2017 Free-Agent Class

    The New England Patriots don't have a lot to worry about for 2016. It's 2017 where they will have quite a few hurdles to clear...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 13 days ago 21,760 reads 89 comments

  7. New England Patriots' 5 Biggest Needs Entering 2016 Offseason

    The New England Patriots finished better than 28 other teams in 2015, but now that their season is over, they are behind those same teams when it comes to the NFL offseason...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 15 days ago 19,976 reads 65 comments

  8. Patriots Have Silver Linings Despite Losing AFC Championship vs. Broncos

    It's going to be a long offseason for the New England Patriots . Or will it? The Patriots lost to the Denver Broncos , 20-18 in the AFC Championship Game, and that loss will sting until the Patriots have a chance at redemption in 2016...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 17 days ago 27,394 reads 77 comments

  9. Patriots Must Focus on Stopping Broncos' Rushing Attack in AFC Championship

    As the New England Patriots prepare to take on the Denver Broncos in the AFC Championship Game, Bill Belichick is in unfamiliar territory...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 20 days ago 4,747 reads 21 comments

  10. Julian Edelman's Return Makes New England Patriots Offense Whole Again

    When the New England Patriots lost wide receiver Julian Edelman to a foot injury in November, their offense went into the tank. His return was seen as the potential difference-maker in the Patriots rediscovering their success on offense...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 22 days ago 20,925 reads 63 comments

  11. Patriots Ignored the Noise, Proved Mental Toughness in Divisional-Round Win

    "Ignore the noise." It's one of many mantras that hangs on the door which New England Patriots players must walk through on their way inside Gillette Stadium...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 24 days ago 10,144 reads 45 comments

  12. Turnovers Will Be Key to Patriots Victory in Battle for AFC Championship Bid

    " One stupid play, one stupid penalty, one mistake , ends it for all of us." Bill Belichick famously uttered those words in 2009, ahead of his team's wild-card ...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 27 days ago 7,278 reads 54 comments

  13. How Relevant Is Patriots' 2014 Week 4 Blowout Loss vs. Chiefs?

    The last time the New England Patriots played the Kansas City Chiefs, writers from across the country were quick to eulogize the future Super Bowl champions after a humbling 41-14 loss in Week 4 of the 2014 season...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 29 days ago 10,043 reads 44 comments

  14. Keeping Tom Brady Upright Will Be Key for Patriots in Divisional Round vs Chiefs

    The names have changed, but the New England Patriots ' struggles on the offensive line have stayed the same...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 1 month ago 8,178 reads 18 comments

  15. What a Healthy Julian Edelman Would Mean for Patriots Offense

    The New England Patriots could face the Cincinnati Bengals, Kansas City Chiefs or Houston Texans in the divisional round of the playoffs, but there's one opponent they still have to beat: the injury bug...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 1 month ago 23,031 reads 45 comments

  16. New England Patriots Lack of Running Game Could Be Playoff Weakness

    Tom Brady is the cure for almost everything that ails the New England Patriots. So are Julian Edelman , Danny Amendola and Rob Gronkowski ...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 1 month ago 13,661 reads 73 comments

  17. New England Patriots' Simplified Game Plan Leaves More Questions Than Answers

    Almost immediately on Sunday during the New England Patriots ' 20-10 loss to the Miami Dolphins in Week 17, it was evident that head coach Bill Belichick had other things on his mind besides winning the game...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 1 month ago 10,597 reads 37 comments

  18. Miami Dolphins Week 17 Stock Report

    Only four days stand between the Miami Dolphins and Black Monday. Big changes were imminent well before Miami's 18-12 loss to the Indianapolis Colts . Obviously, Sunday's result doesn't change that...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 1 month ago 3,125 reads 7 comments

  19. New England Patriots Week 17 Stock Report

    It's been a long month-and-a-half for the New England Patriots . After starting the season 10-0, the Patriots have dropped three of their past five games, including a 26-20 upset to the New York Jets in overtime in Week 16...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 1 month ago 5,532 reads 5 comments

  20. New York Jets Week 17 Stock Report

    Knee-jerk reaction: Everyone's stock is up after the New York Jets ' 26-20 overtime win against the New England Patriots ...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 1 month ago 5,837 reads 3 comments

  21. Examining New York Jets' Playoff Scenarios

    For the New York Jets to make the playoffs, it's a simple four-word solution: win and you're in. But what happens if the Jets don't win? What happens if Buffalo Bills head coach ...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 1 month ago 15,957 reads 18 comments

  22. New England Patriots Made the Right Call Kicking in Overtime

    I didn't need a bunch of win probability statistics to tell me whether or not head coach Bill Belichick made the right decision for the New England Patriots to kick instead of receive in overtime against the New York Jets ...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 1 month ago 8,750 reads 24 comments

  23. Where Are the Silver Linings for Miami Dolphins' Future?

    The Miami Dolphins are 5-10, but believe me, things are much worse than they look. It's going to be a long offseason for the Dolphins, who will begin picking up the pieces of this ...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 1 month ago 10,088 reads 49 comments

  24. Biggest Takeaways from New York Jets' Week 16 Win

    Sometimes, you just shouldn't ask questions. Should the New England Patriots have kicked in overtime? Shouldn't they have kicked? Does it matter? The New York Jets ...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 1 month ago 7,202 reads 8 comments

  25. Biggest Takeaways from New England Patriots' Week 16 Loss

    It was exactly what they wanted but not exactly as they drew it up. Thanks to a questionable call after winning the overtime coin toss, the New England Patriots lost in dubious fashion Sunday with a 26-20 defeat to the New York Jets ...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 1 month ago 8,898 reads 15 comments