1. 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 7 months ago 27,563 reads 152 comments

  2. 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...

    James Christensen Written by James Christensen about 7 months ago 13,911 reads 32 comments

  3. 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...

    James Christensen Written by James Christensen about 8 months ago 30,458 reads 31 comments

  4. 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...

    James Christensen Written by James Christensen about 8 months ago 9,413 reads 7 comments

  5. 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 8 months ago 8,377 reads 23 comments

  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. Moves the New England Patriots Will Regret Not Making This Offseason

    New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick is not one that lets poor decisions fester. He readily admits his mistake, moves on—see Adrian Wilson for the latest example—and finds a way to rectify the situation...

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  9. Making Sense of Johnny Manziel Visiting the New England Patriots

    When Johnny Manziel and other top quarterbacks in the 2014 NFL draft—namely Blake Bortles and Teddy Bridgewater ...

    James Christensen Written by James Christensen about 8 months ago 8,635 reads 15 comments

  10. New England Patriots' 5 Top Remaining Offseason Priorities

    The New England Patriots came out swinging this offseason, but they still have some priorities to take care of before they put pads on. Luckily, they still have the 2014 NFL draft and some limited free-agent options to help fill those...

    James Christensen Written by James Christensen about 8 months ago 16,051 reads 47 comments

  11. 5 New England Patriots Players Who Should See Their Roles Expand in 2014

    With veteran players like Dane Fletcher, LeGarrette Blount, Steve Gregory, Brandon Spikes and Andre Carter moving on this offseason, there will be quite a few current New England ...

    James Christensen Written by James Christensen about 8 months ago 15,017 reads 33 comments

  12. Patriots' Mock Draft: Instant Contributors the Patriots Can Find in Every Round

    The New England Patriots ' roster has a young core of talented players, sprinkled with veteran leadership and experience...

    James Christensen Written by James Christensen about 8 months ago 15,368 reads 32 comments

  13. Patriots Draft Stock Watch: 8 Players Rising and Falling Down Patriots' Board

    NFL draft prospects rise and fall on the New England Patriots ' board throughout the draft process. Injuries, performance, incidents off of the field and even changing positional needs all affect the "stock" of a prospect...

    James Christensen Written by James Christensen about 8 months ago 8,639 reads 24 comments

  14. 2014 NFL Mock Draft: Updated 7-Round Predictions After Free-Agency Rush

    Any 2014 NFL mock draft following the annual free-agency rush has to account for the movement of scores of NFL players...

    James Christensen Written by James Christensen about 8 months ago 178,216 reads 289 comments

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

    As the first wave of free agency ends and owners meetings begin, it is time to take stock of how the offseason has started for the New England Patriots . Every team goes into free agency with a plan of action...

    James Christensen Written by James Christensen about 8 months ago 13,906 reads 18 comments

  16. What's Next for the New England Patriots Following the First Wave of Free Agency

    Fans of NFL teams—especially the New England Patriots —are rarely satisfied. After the first wave of free agency, they immediately want to know what signing or trade ...

    James Christensen Written by James Christensen about 8 months ago 17,739 reads 59 comments

  17. Grading the New England Patriots' Free Agency Moves so Far

    Grading the New England Patriots ' moves in March might seem premature, as free agency has barely begun. That said, you can begin to make some initial judgments on how teams' strategies have worked out so far...

    James Christensen Written by James Christensen about 8 months ago 21,625 reads 19 comments

  18. Breaking Down the Most Important Pro Days for the New England Patriots

    After the college football season, Senior Bowl and NFL combine are complete, scouts for the New England Patriots begin their annual journey to scores of college campuses...

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  19. Predicting Patriots' Starting Lineup After the First Wave of Free-Agent Signings

    When you look at the projected New England Patriots starting lineup, you'll see some fresh faces from the first round of free-agent signings sprinkled in among longtime fan favorites...

    James Christensen Written by James Christensen about 8 months ago 16,964 reads 47 comments

  20. Patriots Mock Draft: Fresh 7-Round Predictions Post-Week 1 of Free Agency

    After one crazy week of free agency, our mock draft for the New England Patriots has some fresh faces which reflect the different holes that have been filled and created with Bill Belichick 's wheelings and dealings...

    James Christensen Written by James Christensen about 9 months ago 38,192 reads 79 comments

  21. 2014 NFL Mock Draft: Rounding Up Expert Picks for Every Team

    As free agents jump from team to team, it pays to remember that NFL teams will have another chance this offseason to plug some holes on their 53-man rosters. This 2014 NFL mock draft shows one way that the first round could turn out this May...

    James Christensen Written by James Christensen about 9 months ago 121,336 reads 216 comments

  22. What We've Learned About the Patriots After the Start of Free Agency

    Just when you think you have the New England Patriots figured out, they teach you something new. Just as fans were starting to panic and the local media had begun to gather their ...

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  23. What's Next for the New England Patriots After Darrelle Revis Signing?

    With the New England Patriots and Darrelle Revis agreeing to a one-year deal—worth $12 million according to ESPN's Adam Schefter—the focus turns to what Bill Belichick will do next to incorporate his new toy into his plan...

    James Christensen Written by James Christensen about 9 months ago 22,927 reads 56 comments

  24. Buying or Selling the Latest Buzz on the Patriots Free Agency Rumor Mill

    The New England Patriots free agency rumor mill is in overdrive. While most of what you hear from reporters—especially in the Patriots' case due to their tight lips—is fed by NFL agents, there are some truthful statements to be found...

    James Christensen Written by James Christensen about 9 months ago 25,339 reads 41 comments

  25. New England Patriots Pre-Free Agency 2014 7-Round Mock Draft

    Seven-round mock drafts at this time of the year are tricky, especially since the New England Patriots draft strategy will change based on how they fare next week at the onset of free agency...

    James Christensen Written by James Christensen about 9 months ago 10,982 reads 33 comments