Now that New England’s rookie mini-camp has wrapped up, it’s high time we put together the roster for 2012.
(Is it really high time? No, not at all. But with all these players in Foxboro, the temptation proved too much.)
Quarterback: Tom Brady, Brian Hoyer, Ryan Mallett.
Notable Omission: None.
Yes, it takes a pair the size of duffle bags to pencil in Brady as starter, but that’s how BSMW rolls. As for Hoyer and Mallett, aka The Tradebait Tandem, one more year in the system should garner the Patriots some kind of reward. We were surprised by Mike Hartline getting cut because he completed over 66 percent of his passes in 2010 (for 3,178 yards) and would have made a solid practice squad addition.
Running Back: Danny Woodhead, Shane Vereen, Stevan Ridley, Brandon Bolden.
Notable Omission: Joseph Addai.
Addai’s a Colt. To heck with him! No, seriously, even at 29, we’re just not sure how much he can contribute. We put Bolden on there because of his production at Ole Miss, his ath...