1. 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 months ago 22,138 reads 43 comments

  2. 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 3 months ago 7,718 reads 3 comments

  3. 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 3 months ago 8,522 reads 13 comments

  4. 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 3 months ago 10,401 reads 23 comments

  5. 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 3 months ago 6,695 reads 1 comments

  6. 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 3 months ago 13,051 reads 29 comments

  7. 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 3 months ago 1,630 reads 2 comments

  8. 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 3 months ago 7,023 reads 10 comments

  9. 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 3 months ago 7,677 reads 7 comments

  10. 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 3 months ago 7,757 reads 7 comments

  11. 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 3 months ago 22,959 reads 12 comments

  12. 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 3 months ago 19,370 reads 18 comments

  13. 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 3 months ago 22,913 reads 41 comments

  14. 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 4 months ago 10,990 reads 21 comments

  15. 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 4 months ago 11,071 reads 10 comments

  16. 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 4 months ago 12,098 reads 23 comments

  17. 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 4 months ago 17,004 reads 36 comments

  18. 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 4 months ago 29,712 reads 25 comments

  19. 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 4 months ago 16,682 reads 30 comments

  20. 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 4 months ago 11,132 reads 17 comments

  21. 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 4 months ago 32,113 reads 39 comments

  22. 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 4 months ago 17,901 reads 20 comments

  23. 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 4 months ago 34,190 reads 28 comments

  24. 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 4 months ago 26,814 reads 30 comments

  25. 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 4 months ago 21,186 reads 39 comments