1. 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 1 day ago 4,932 reads 12 comments

  2. 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 3 days ago 21,858 reads 43 comments

  3. 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 4 days ago 6,914 reads 3 comments

  4. 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 5 days ago 8,478 reads 13 comments

  5. 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 6 days ago 10,349 reads 23 comments

  6. 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 7 days ago 6,304 reads 1 comments

  7. 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 7 days ago 12,978 reads 29 comments

  8. 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 8 days ago 1,585 reads 2 comments

  9. 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 8 days ago 6,967 reads 10 comments

  10. 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 8 days ago 7,502 reads 7 comments

  11. 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 10 days ago 7,701 reads 7 comments

  12. 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 13 days ago 22,891 reads 12 comments

  13. 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 15 days ago 18,436 reads 18 comments

  14. 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 17 days ago 22,826 reads 41 comments

  15. 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 22 days ago 10,949 reads 21 comments

  16. 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 25 days ago 11,016 reads 10 comments

  17. New England Patriots Signings Do Not Eliminate Need for a Receiver in NFL Draft

    Slowly but surely, the New England Patriots have added to their depth chart and talent level in the pass-catching department. But despite the progress they've made, there's still work to be done at the wide receiver position...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 27 days ago 12,070 reads 23 comments

  18. New England Patriots' 2016 Breakout Candidates

    If you're not getting better, you're getting worse. The New England Patriots —like hopefully every team in the NFL —subscribe to that cliche when they look to improve their roster each year...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 29 days ago 16,812 reads 36 comments

  19. Regrading the New England Patriots 2013 NFL Draft Class

    NFL writers are asked to engage in many acts of futility. Predicting the New England Patriots ' draft moves is one of the most meaningless, but grading the draft in the immediate aftermath is neck-and-neck with mock drafts in the pointless department...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 1 month ago 29,528 reads 25 comments

  20. New England Patriots with Most to Prove in 2016

    Not a year goes by that the New England Patriots aren't thinking about doing anything they can do to improve their roster...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 1 month ago 16,619 reads 30 comments

  21. 5 Potential Prospects New England Patriots Could Target in 3rd Round of Draft

    Just because the New England Patriots don't have a first-round pick doesn't mean they can't still find talented players in the 2016 NFL draft...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 1 month ago 11,038 reads 17 comments

  22. 5 Prospects New England Patriots Could Target in 2nd Round of NFL Draft

    Without a first-round pick in the 2016 NFL draft, the New England Patriots are going to need to dig a little deeper into their scouting portfolios to find potential fits...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 1 month ago 32,040 reads 39 comments

  23. New England Patriots Should Take the Volume Approach at Running Back

    With Dion Lewis, James White, Brandon Bolden and Donald Brown on the roster, the New England Patriots might seem to have things figured out at running back; but as we've seen before, ...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 1 month ago 17,839 reads 20 comments

  24. What Martellus Bennett Trade Means for New England Patriots Offense

    The New England Patriots won't let their offense run stale. Just when you think you see what direction they're building, they switch it up to keep things fresh...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 1 month ago 34,006 reads 28 comments

  25. New England Patriots' Biggest Needs After 1st Wave of Free Agency

    The first wave of free agency is in the books, and as usual, the New England Patriots have had their hands deep in the bargain bin and have stayed away from the top-shelf talent...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 1 month ago 26,742 reads 30 comments