1. Projecting Patriots' Most Heated Roster Battles This Offseason

    This July and August, the New England Patriots ' training camp will bear witness to some of the fiercest roster battles in the entire NFL ...

    James Christensen Written by James Christensen about 1 month ago 11,701 reads 27 comments

  2. Early Projections for New England Patriots' Final 53-Man Roster

    As the 2014 NFL draft concluded, Bill Belichick and the rest of the New England Patriots coaching staff immediately turned their focus to deciding how their new crop of draft ...

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  3. 5 2015 NFL Draft Prospects Patriots Fans Need to Know

    The ink has barely dried on all of the analysis of the New England Patriots ' 2014 NFL draft, but their scouts will have already begun preparations for the next batch of prospects...

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  4. What Offseason Decisions Are Next for Patriots with the Draft Complete

    The New England Patriots ' 2014 NFL draft is in the books, and Bill Belichick 's staff will be moving on to the next decisions that have to be made...

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  5. An In-Depth Look at Patriots' Most Intriguing Selection, Jimmy Garoppolo

    Jimmy Garoppolo not only has Tony Romo's shadow to contend with—they both played quarterback at Eastern Illinois—but he now has the monumental task of building a bridge to the post-Tom Brady era in New England ...

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  6. Patriots 2014 Draft: Aggregating Report Card Grades from Around the Web

    The New England Patriots have made their nine selections in the 2014 NFL draft. Now begins the lunacy of grading the freshly selected rookie classes before the ink has dried on the draft cards that bore their names...

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  7. Initial Post-Draft Depth Chart for the New England Patriots

    The 2014 NFL draft has concluded, and the New England Patriots now have nine rookies to fit into their reconfigured depth chart...

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  8. Patriots 2014 Draft: Final 7-Round Mock Draft

    The New England Patriots will finally be on the clock tonight as the 2014 NFL draft hype builds to a crescendo...

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  9. Ranking the 6 Most Likely 1st-Round Options for the Patriots

    With a wide-open pool of talent available this year, guessing what Bill Belichick and the New England Patriots will do with their first-round pick in 2014 NFL draft is harder than ever...

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  10. Biggest Questions the New England Patriots Must Answer Over Draft Week

    If the 2014 NFL draft is a test, part of the problem for the New England Patriots is figuring out which questions to answer. Bill Belichick will have a multitude of options to consider with his eight picks...

    James Christensen Written by James Christensen about 2 months ago 9,856 reads 30 comments

  11. 2014 NFL Draft: Overhyped Prospects Who Will Fall on Draft Day

    Each year, the NFL draft features at least one overhyped prospect who defies expectations as they free-fall on draft day. Some exit the green room at the end of Day 1 like Aaron Rodgers ...

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  12. Projecting Patriots' Starting Lineup Before the 2014 NFL Draft

    Projecting the New England Patriots ' starting lineup prior to the 2014 NFL draft might seem like a fool's errand—the rookies will certainly change things—but it is ...

    James Christensen Written by James Christensen about 2 months ago 12,266 reads 24 comments

  13. Realistic Draft-Day Trade Possibilities for the New England Patriots

    Three things are absolutes in the world of the NFL : Rex Ryan talking, Jon Gruden saying "this guy" and the New England Patriots trading on draft day. According to NEPatriotsDraft...

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  14. New England Patriots Mock Draft Roundup

    With the 2014 NFL draft taking place in May this year, an extra two weeks of mock drafts are available for your viewing pleasure...

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  15. Should the New England Patriots Consider a Position Change for Logan Ryan?

    After an impressive rookie season—featuring five interceptions in a reserve role—a position change could be in the works for cornerback Logan Ryan ...

    James Christensen Written by James Christensen about 3 months ago 14,505 reads 91 comments

  16. 5 Creative Moves the Patriots Could Make on Draft Day

    While there are many descriptive terms that fans of the NFL have given to Bill Belichick —some that I am unable to write here—"creative" is one that even his biggest detractors couldn't take away from him...

    James Christensen Written by James Christensen about 3 months ago 7,878 reads 23 comments

  17. Re-Grading the New England Patriots' Past 5 Drafts

    The benefit of hindsight when grading the last five drafts of the New England Patriots is certainly helpful, but was decidedly unavailable when Bill Belichick 's crew was on the clock the past five Aprils...

    James Christensen Written by James Christensen about 3 months ago 15,510 reads 12 comments

  18. Ranking the Patriots' Biggest Needs to Address in the 2014 Draft

    When discussing the New England Patriots ' roster, the word "need" is a bit of an overstatement. Wants, wishes and desires may abound, but the roster that Bill Belichick has put together has few glaring holes...

    James Christensen Written by James Christensen about 3 months ago 10,338 reads 39 comments

  19. New England Patriots Mock Draft: Projecting All 7 Rounds

    Projecting a mock draft for the New England Patriots can be a difficult task. Things like conventional wisdom, short-term roster needs, and the desires of their fans and reporters ...

    James Christensen Written by James Christensen about 3 months ago 27,322 reads 152 comments

  20. Assigning Odds to Every Potential Patriots 1st-Round Pick

    Assigning odds to what New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick is going to do in the 2014 NFL draft seem likes a fool's errand. Trade up, trade down. Pick for need, pick for talent...

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  21. 5 Available Free Agents Still Within the New England Patriots' Reach

    Nearly $8 million under the salary cap, the New England Patriots are still able to look for value in free agency...

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  22. 5 2014 NFL Draft Picks That Could Be Opening Game Starters for the Patriots

    Playoff teams in the NFL —including the New England Patriots —don't expect many draft picks to become starters for the opening game of the season...

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  23. 2014 NFL Draft: How Do Top Cornerbacks Compare to NFL Counterparts?

    As the 2014 NFL draft approaches, teams that reside outside of the city limits of Seattle and New England are going to be searching for their very own Richard Sherman or Darrelle Revis...

    James Christensen Written by James Christensen about 3 months ago 8,120 reads 23 comments

  24. Perfect Fits New England Patriots Can Find on Day 3 of Draft and Beyond

    There is an awful lot of fuss about the New England Patriots ' pick in Round 1 of the NFL draft—or lack thereof—each and every year. Many fans bemoan a pick at the "wrong" position or a trade out of the draft's first day...

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  25. Who Are the Experts Predicting to the Patriots in the 2014 NFL Draft?

    The New England Patriots are notoriously difficult to pick for in mock drafts. The 2014 NFL draft has proven to be no different, as Bill Belichick has played his cards close ...

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