1. Deep Battle Brewing for Roster Spots at Wide Receiver for New England Patriots

    You can't control whether or not your team stays healthy, but you can control your level of preparation when an injury strikes...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 2 days ago 1,999 reads 0 comments

  2. Dwight Freeney Would Add No Value to New England Patriots Defense

    We are past the midway point of the 2016 NFL offseason, but there are still opportunities for teams to add talented players to their rosters...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 4 days ago 6,160 reads 7 comments

  3. Can Malcom Brown Make All-Important 2nd-Year Jump for New England Patriots?

    The clock is already ticking for many of the NFL 's youngest players. Expectations are high as players enter the league with lofty expectations of early success, and unless there ...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 7 days ago 7,220 reads 17 comments

  4. Is Marcus Cannon Safe on New England Patriots' Roster?

    There seems to be a disconnect between the New England Patriots ' perceived needs and actual needs. Prior to the 2016 NFL draft, the general consensus stood that the Patriots had holes to fill at running back and offensive tackle...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 9 days ago 11,146 reads 32 comments

  5. New England Patriots Players on Notice After 2016 Offseason Roster Moves

    With so many moves shaking up the New England Patriots roster, things are bound to look a little different on the field in 2016. Some players who have been an important part of the team may be facing the possibility of a diminished role...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 11 days ago 15,732 reads 21 comments

  6. Aaron Dobson Will Be in the Fight of His Life for a Roster Spot in 2016

    It's May, which must mean it's time to pontificate about whether wide receiver Aaron Dobson has a future with the New England Patriots ...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 14 days ago 12,995 reads 26 comments

  7. What Are the Patriots' Remaining Options at Running Back?

    For the New England Patriots , perhaps the biggest surprise to come out of the 2016 NFL draft was the team's failure to add a running back...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 16 days ago 12,707 reads 42 comments

  8. 5 Position Battles to Watch at New England Patriots OTAs

    Now that the 2016 NFL draft is over, the New England Patriots roster has taken shape. As it stands right now, there are a handful of positions that will have some heated battles over the next few months...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 19 days ago 23,043 reads 60 comments

  9. How Rookie Cyrus Jones Fits in New England Patriots Defense

    Should anyone have been surprised by the New England Patriots ' selection of Alabama cornerback Cyrus Jones in this past weekend's NFL draft? He plays a position of need for ...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 21 days ago 12,330 reads 18 comments

  10. Dante Scarnecchia Has Tall Task Developing Patriots' Young Offensive Line

    In 2016, we may literally find out if New England Patriots offensive line coach Dante Scarnecchia can roll out of bed and coach a raw offensive line into a group of starters...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 23 days ago 5,449 reads 12 comments

  11. What Are Possible Explanations for Patriots' Failure to Address Hole at RB?

    This is not the first time that the New England Patriots have failed to address one of their glaring weaknesses in the NFL draft...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 25 days ago 22,094 reads 43 comments

  12. New England Patriots: Way-Too-Early 53-Man Roster and Depth Chart Predictions

    You can already smell the fresh-cut grass on the practice field behind Gillette Stadium. You can hear the countless New England Patriots fans rushing the field in anticipation of the first practice of training camp in Foxborough, Massachusetts...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 26 days ago 7,386 reads 3 comments

  13. New England Patriots Mock Draft and Big Board: Updated Day 3 Predictions

    The first three rounds of the 2016 NFL draft are in the books, and the New England Patriots are finally on the board with their first selections of the weekend...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 27 days ago 8,510 reads 13 comments

  14. New England Patriots Mock Draft and Big Board: Updated Day 2 Predictions

    The first round of the 2016 NFL draft is in the books, and although a lot went down Thursday night, not a lot changed if you're the New England Patriots ...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 27 days ago 10,378 reads 23 comments

  15. New England Patriots Draft Picks: Results, Analysis and Grades

    The New England Patriots have done a tremendous job of adding depth to their roster during the offseason, but their picks in the 2016 NFL draft will only further the cause...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 29 days ago 6,613 reads 1 comments

  16. Why the 1st Round of the 2016 NFL Draft Still Matters to New England Patriots

    Good news: If you're a fan of the New England Patriots and were looking for something to do on Thursday night during the first round of the 2016 NFL draft, I've found something for you to do...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 29 days ago 13,029 reads 29 comments

  17. New England Patriots' Last-Minute 7-Round Mock Draft and Top-100 Big Board

    The 2016 NFL draft is finally here, but the New England Patriots must sit in the corner on timeout as the other 31 teams have all the fun in the first round...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 29 days ago 1,605 reads 2 comments

  18. What Are the New England Patriots' Long-Term Needs?

    The New England Patriots are not one of the teams that focuses on filling needs during the NFL draft. That being said, it's never a bad idea to look ahead at some needs that could ...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 30 days ago 7,003 reads 10 comments

  19. New England Patriots: Full 2016 Draft Guide and Preview

    In past years, the lack of a first-round pick might have been a huge blow in both the short term and the long term...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 30 days ago 7,578 reads 7 comments

  20. New England Patriots Mock Draft Roundup: What the Experts Are Saying

    There's never any shortage of first-round mock drafts any year in the lead-up to the NFL draft, but that's not the case for New England Patriots fans hoping for some insight into how the team will use its second- and third-round choices...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 1 month ago 7,736 reads 7 comments

  21. Making the Case for Chris Jones to the New England Patriots

    Dominique Easley's departure from the New England Patriots leaves a hole at defensive tackle. But if his short tenure in Foxborough proved anything, it's that not just any interior ...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 1 month ago 22,936 reads 12 comments

  22. 5 Must-Win Games on New England Patriots 2016 Schedule

    Every time the New England Patriots play a football game, it has a big-game feel to it. That's because the Patriots have been one of, if not the best football team in the league since the year 2000...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 1 month ago 18,590 reads 18 comments

  23. New England Patriots' 7-Round Mock Draft and Top-100 Big Board

    Thus far, the New England Patriots have done an admirable job of filling out their biggest needs in the middle and the bottom of their depth chart at a number of key positions...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 1 month ago 22,866 reads 41 comments

  24. Will New England Patriots Be Active on Trade Market During 2016 Draft?

    Asking if New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick is going to engage in draft-day trades is a lot like asking if it will snow in the winter in Foxborough , Massachusetts...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 1 month ago 10,970 reads 21 comments

  25. Terrance Knighton Must Adapt His Game to Fit New England Patriots Defense

    If Terrance Knighton isn't the kind of defensive tackle the New England Patriots need, at least he has the right goals...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 1 month ago 11,036 reads 10 comments