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Editor’s Note: NESN.com will evaluate and analyze one potential Patriots free agent addition everyday from Feb. 18 through the start of NFL free agency on March 12.
The Patriots’ secondary didn’t exactly perform up to par in 2012, even after the midseason addition of cornerback Aqib Talib. Now, as the offseason gets underway, their biggest need will be to address their deficiencies against the pass.
With Talib’s return still uncertain and Kyle Arrington‘s also very much up in the air, the Patriots could be big spenders at cornerback this offseason. Fortunately, there is an extensive list of free agents that would fit right into Bill Belichick‘s defensive system.
There is no specific frontrunner in the free-agent cornerback pool, but the most talented player in the group might be Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie.
Cromartie has ideal size at the corner position at just over 6-foot-1, which is a trait the Patriots covet. He is also one of the fastest corners in football, running a 4.33 40-y...
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According to Geoff Mosher of CSNPhilly.com, the Eagles won’t use their franchise tag this offseason to retain cornerback Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie, who will hit free agency on March 12th. The tag number for cornerbacks is expected to be around $10.7 million, which would be an awfully high salary given Rodgers-Cromartie’s inconsistencies since being acquired two offseasons...
A few weeks ago I wrote a piece aimed at explaining why Antonio Cromartie will never be the great cornerback that some people believe he already is. Yet recently my Twitter timeline has repeatedly told me that the Jets can afford to trade Darrelle Revis because Cromartie can step in and fill his shoes. So I’m going to try again, only this time perhaps some pictures might be worth...
According to Geoff Mosher of CSNPhilly.com, the Eagles won’t use their franchise tag this off-season to retain cornerback Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie, who will hit free agency on March 12th. The tag number for cornerbacks is expected to be around $10.7 million, which would be an awfully high salary given Rodgers-Cromartie’s inconsistencies since being acquired two offseasons ago…
The Philadelphia Eagles have the fourth overall pick in the upcoming 2013 NFL Draft. The teams with the best record get the top picks right? Yeah, lets just go with that. All jokes aside, the Eagles were a sickening team to watch last season in all three phases of the game. Whether it was Michael Vick throwing pinpoint accurate passes to the other team, Bryce Brown running for 170...
Geoff Mosher of CSN Philly he’s been informed that the Philadelphia Eagles have no intention of using their franchise tag this offseason.
Mosher adds that CB Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie is only player they would even consider.
Rodgers-Cromartie, 26, is set to become an unrestricted free agent in the next few weeks, but applying their franchise tag to him would run the Eagles ...
The Philadelphia Eagles were in a position to potentially
use their franchise tag on free agent cornerback Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie.
However, Geoff Mosher of Comcast Sports Net Philadelphia is reporting that the
Eagles will not use their tag this offseason.
Today is first day NFL teams can assign franchise tag to retain free agents for 1 year. Eagles won't be using, I'...
New York Jets cornerback Darrelle Revis took to Twitter Wednesday to take a couple shots at Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman.
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According to Zach Berman at the Philadelphia Inquirer, "It is "very unlikely" that the Eagles will use the franchise player tag on any of their seven unrestricted free agents, according to a league source. That group includes cornerback Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie, who was likely the only player under consideration.DRC wasn't exactly very hyped up when coming to...