So we're only two weeks into the new NFL season, and most activity has slowed down, despite some notable names still available. So the time has already come to assess where the New England Patriots stand after Free Agency. They've been very busy, despite the lack of well known faces coming in, and a very noticable departure. But have we gotten better or worse, and which positions will we be looking at in the Draft?
For a team with a settled 2012 QB situation, the off-season has been rather busy for the Patriots. Tom Brady extended and restructured (if you had forgotten), which is obviously brilliant. We keep Brady, and we get more wiggle room in the coming years - perfect. There was also a lot of talk about Ryan Mallett being traded to the Cleveland Browns, but this hasn't materialized yet, and rumors have certainly died down, which is wise in my view - Mallett is the future, so why trade him away for a 2nd?
Danny Woodhead is gone. He is mu...