Found July 22, 2013 on Pats 360:
Contributor: Alex Hoegler The New England Patriots have had one of the worst offseasons out of all the NFL teams. Wes Welker, Tom Brady’s most consistent weapon for five seasons, joined the Patriots biggest threat, the Denver Broncos. Tight End Aaron Hernandez was charged with the murder of Odin Lloyd and was immediately released from the team. Receiver Brandon Lloyd was released, and Danny Woodhead joined San Diego. The Patriots didn’t have a very friendly offseason, and asking Tom Brady to bank on rookie receivers to step up and injury-prone receiver Danny Amendola to replace Wes Welker may be too much. Their schedule isn’t one of the easiest either. Here is some analysis and prediction for each game on the 2013 schedule: Week 1: @ Buffalo Bills The Patriots own the Bills, simple as that. They’ve won 17 out of the last 18 meetings against the putrid Bills. Fred Jackson and C.J. Spiller have torn up the Patriots in recent meetings, but Tom Brady has dissected the Bills ...
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