1. New England Patriots' Flurry of Moves Begin to Address Depth Issues of 2015

    The New England Patriots didn't make a big splash in free agency. They made several small splashes. It should come as no surprise that the Patriots' main focus so far this offseason has been to bolster the depth chart at multiple spots...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 1 month ago 21,155 reads 39 comments

  2. 5 Remaining Free Agents the New England Patriots Should Target

    The first wave of NFL free agency has come and gone, but the New England Patriots ' passive strategy has stayed. Nearly all of the big-ticket free-agents that have been connected with the Patriots have signed with other teams...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 1 month ago 32,673 reads 27 comments

  3. Who Could the New England Patriots Add in Search for a Backup Tight End?

    Finding All-Pro tight end Rob Gronkowski is proving to be easier than finding his backup. The New England Patriots have been searching for an understudy to Gronkowski ...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 1 month ago 21,832 reads 45 comments

  4. Are New England Patriots Making a Mistake with Free-Agency Passivity?

    There's never a dull moment when NFL free-agency frenzy kicks off. That is, unless you're waiting for the New England Patriots to make their first big move. Then there are a lot of dull moments...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 1 month ago 54,111 reads 146 comments

  5. Why Roddy White Isn't the Cure for New England Patriots' WR Concerns

    A team like the New England Patriots might make the most sense for a receiver like Roddy White , but that doesn't mean that White makes the most sense for the Patriots...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 1 month ago 16,026 reads 27 comments

  6. Would Arian Foster Be a Fit for the New England Patriots?

    The market isn't usually very strong for a 29-year-old running back coming off a torn Achilles tendon. But most 29-year-old running backs with torn Achilles tendons aren't named ...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 1 month ago 13,645 reads 24 comments

  7. Why New England Patriots Shouldn't Spend Big on Offensive Line in Free Agency

    The New England Patriots had an offensive line problem in 2015. From depth at tackle to experience at guard to injuries all over, it seemed like the five-man group was under fire from the beginning of the regular season...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 2 months ago 9,248 reads 17 comments

  8. New England Patriots Should Be on Lookout for Cornerbacks This Offseason

    Between cornerbacks Malcolm Butler and Logan Ryan, the New England Patriots are much better off than they seemed to be at this time last year when they were beginning to lose pieces left and right...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 2 months ago 8,662 reads 25 comments

  9. Re-Signing LeGarrette Blount Would Be Good Start to Patriots' Offseason RB Plan

    The New England Patriots learned, the hard way, what life would be like without LeGarrette Blount. That life involves searching for other available running backs to fill the void of Blount's bruising role in the Patriots offense...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 2 months ago 11,250 reads 42 comments

  10. 5 Offensive Tackles the Patriots Should Be Watching at 2016 NFL Scouting Combine

    The New England Patriots had some depth issues on the offensive line last season, exacerbated by some injuries throughout the course of the year...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 2 months ago 6,623 reads 5 comments

  11. 5 Wide Receivers the Patriots Should Be Watching at 2016 NFL Scouting Combine

    When looking for receivers to fit the New England Patriots offense, the first boxes to check are for versatility, football intelligence, hands and sharp route running...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 2 months ago 13,355 reads 47 comments

  12. 5 Running Backs the Patriots Should Be Watching at 2016 NFL Scouting Combine

    With the 2016 NFL Scouting Combine right around the corner, the New England Patriots are going through their initial preparation for this year's draft. The first step in that process is determining the team's biggest needs...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 2 months ago 17,344 reads 55 comments

  13. Keeping Brandon LaFell and Danny Amendola Has Merits for New England Patriots

    How quickly we all forget how difficult it is for wide receivers to get acclimated in the New England Patriots offense...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 3 months ago 17,097 reads 56 comments

  14. Dion Lewis' Health Is Critical in Complexion of New England Patriots Offense

    At 25 years old, New England Patriots running back Dion Lewis is still young enough to bounce back from the torn ACL that ended his 2015 season, and be every bit as explosive, quick and dynamic as he was before he went down...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 3 months ago 11,444 reads 18 comments

  15. Dante Scarnecchia's Return Is a Dream Situation for New England Patriots

    The New England Patriots are right back where they started. And that's a good thing. Dave DeGuglielmo is out after two years as the offensive line coach, and according to Mike Reiss of ESPN...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 3 months ago 22,865 reads 15 comments

  16. 5 Free-Agent Offensive Linemen New England Patriots Should Target This Offseason

    The offensive line has been the most inconsistent group on the New England Patriots roster over the past two years...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 3 months ago 11,805 reads 13 comments

  17. 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 3 months ago 33,425 reads 49 comments

  18. 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 months ago 41,728 reads 61 comments

  19. 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 3 months ago 22,041 reads 69 comments

  20. 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 3 months ago 6,237 reads 0 comments

  21. 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 3 months ago 5,038 reads 33 comments

  22. 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 3 months ago 23,115 reads 89 comments

  23. 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 3 months ago 20,793 reads 65 comments

  24. 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 3 months ago 27,458 reads 77 comments

  25. 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 3 months ago 4,751 reads 21 comments