1. 5 Still Unsigned Free Agents the Patriots Should Contact

    Earlier this week, ESPN Boston's Mike Reiss made these observations at Patriots OTAs: In seven-on-seven drills, [Mike] Jenkins couldn't corral a Tom Brady pass and it was intercepted by safety Steve Gregory...

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  2. The Best Rookie Storylines at New England Patriots OTAs

    There's a collective sense of rejuvenation and vitality at the Patriots OTAs. New England's rookies are bringing their audacity and skill to the field at full force, giving the team a fresh slant with their incredible diversity...

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  3. How Concerned Should Patriots Fans Be About the Effect of Injuries on 2013?

    Injuries in the National Football League are emotionally crushing, even during the dog days of summer. When players' bodies aren't working properly, it clouds the future and provides a murky, unfinished image of what a team will ultimately look like...

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  4. Patriots Quarterback Breakdown: Complete Evaluation and Depth Chart Analysis

    With Tom Brady inked through 2017, the Patriots have another half-decade to enjoy the services of one of the most important icons in football history...

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  5. 6 Patriots Who Have Been Put on Notice This Offseason

    There are a variety of ways in which a player can be put on notice. When a player is perpetually injured, he gives himself fewer and fewer opportunities to earn his stripes on the ...

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  6. Projecting the 2013 Stats for Each Patriots Draft Selection

    While many NFL teams approach the draft with the intention of remaking themselves, the Patriots approach it with the intention of completing themselves...

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  7. Cody Davis: Video Highlights for Former Texas Tech SS

    Cody Davis is a dynamic strong safety from Texas Tech. He's a passionate, high-energy, full-contact defender who plays with a mature level of intelligence and poise. Texas Tech's official site lists Davis at 6'2" and 202 pounds...

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  8. Jordan Kovacs: Video Highlights for the Former Michigan SS

    Jordan Kovacs enrolled at the University of Michigan without any promise of playing football. He underwent two student body tryouts before making the team...

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  9. Dion Sims: Video Highlights for Former Michigan State TE

    Tight end Dion Sims has a massive frame. Standing tall at 6'5", his staggering size and power allow him to burst out of the grasp of defenders. Impressive open-field speed makes him even tougher to bring down...

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  10. Mychal Rivera: Video Highlights for Former Tennessee TE

    Mychal Rivera is a powerful and graceful athlete. He's a tough blocker with terrific pass-catching abilities. He runs crisp routes off quick bursts. Versatility stems from his strong frame and delicate footwork...

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  11. Kevin Minter: 5 Things You Need to Know About the Louisiana State ILB

    Linebacker Kevin Minter is a rare football gem. Minter is a brutal tackler. He has a great burst, coupled with unique lateral agility and nice timing. With tremendous vision and speed, he has the ability to diagnose and defuse offenses at a high level..

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  12. Kiko Alonso: 5 Things You Need to Know About the Oregon ILB

    Oregon linebacker Kiko Alonso is a versatile chess piece on defense. He's an explosive force of nature, raw and intense, highly effective inside and outside...

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  13. 5 Patriots Players Who Should See Their Roles Expand in 2013

    The Patriots are an unfinished masterpiece. Crucial free agents have been signed to fill important roster gaps, while other key players split and left new gaps in their wake. There's a great deal of work left to be done...

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  14. Why the Patriots Need to Re-Sign Julian Edelman

    When the Patriots drafted Julian Edelman out of Kent State in 2009, the franchise was in a period of transition. Many of the defining players from the team's dynasty era were gone, or soon to depart...

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  15. Best and Worst Moves the Patriots Made in Free Agency

    Bill Belichick approached the external free-agency market with caution and restraint, knowing full well that some of his most critical players were free agents themselves. Internal business came first...

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  16. Complete Stat Predictions for Patriots' Offseason Acquisitions

    The partnership between Tom Brady and Wes Welker is over. They left behind a staggering record of statistics and a collection of warm memories, but not a single banner to commemorate the good times they shared...

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  17. Why the Patriots Made a Mistake Letting Welker Walk

    The notion of Danny Amendola signing with the Patriots isn't new. The concept started floating around last year while Wes Welker was negotiating his contract for the 2012 season...

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  18. The 7 Biggest Free Agency Busts in Patriots History

    When a team bets on a free agent, it is essentially buying a stock. But the future production of any stock can be schizophrenic. Information changes at a moment's notice. Reality changes, too...

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  19. 6 Pitfalls the Patriots Must Avoid in Free Agency

    This is an exciting time for the Patriots . Their achievements over the last two seasons have demonstrated the basic framework to make them a championship contender in 2013...

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  20. Breaking Down the Contract Needed to Re-Sign Every Patriots Free Agent

    The New England Patriots are in a delicate position right now because some of their best players are set to become free agents this offseason...

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  21. Ranking the Biggest Free-Agency Priorities for the Patriots

    The offseason is a time for active reflection. You gaze deep into the gap which divides winning and losing. You pry open that dark gap and crawl inside...

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  22. 6 Things That Must Change for the New England Patriots in 2013

    Now's the time to get serious about what the Patriots need to change about themselves. It's time to be frank about some difficult truths and some alarming problems the Patriots absolutely need to conquer if they intend to win Super Bowl XLVIII...

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  23. Players the Patriots Absolutely Must Re-Sign This Offseason

    John Clayton, the NFL senior writer for ESPN, recently selected the Patriots as one of five early favorites to win the Super Bowl in 2013. For Patriots fans, this sort of prediction is familiar...

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  24. Free Agents the New England Patriots Should Avoid at All Costs

    Immediately following New England's defeat in the 2012 AFC Championship, Bill Belichick opened his postgame address by describing the outcome as a "disappointing end to an overall pretty positive season...

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  25. Cost-Effective Moves the Patriots Can Make This Offseason

    The Patriots ' season ended too early. Instead of advancing to Super Bowl XLVII for a chance to take care of unfinished business, they fell to the Ravens in the AFC Championship Game...

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