Found May 26, 2012 on Sports Blog Net:
  [caption id="" align="alignnone" width="594" caption="Patriots head coach Bill Belichick is putting a strong roster together for the 2012 NFL season."][/caption] The 2012 season is right around the corner and as NFL teams go through their organized team activities, it is a great time to analyze each roster. Thus, after the final breakdown of each team's 90-man roster, FantasyPPR.com, will provide a 53-man roster projection for all 32 NFL teams. It may still seem early to start doing roster projections but at this point, 90-man rosters are basically set as the 2012 NFL Draft has concluded, free agency has slowed way down and most of the rookie free agents have been signed. So, we start with our team-by-team 53-man roster projections today with the roster projection of the defending AFC Champion Patriots:  QB (3): Tom Brady, Bryan Hoyer, Ryan Mallett. RB (4): Stevan Ridley, Shane Vereen, Joseph Addai, Danny Woodhead WR (6): Wes Welker, Brandon Lloyd, Jabar Gaffney, Deion Branch, Julian Edelman, Matthew Slater TE (3): Rob Gronkowski, Aaron Hernandez, Daniel Fells. OL (8) :  Dan Koppen, Nate Solder, Sebastian Volmer, Brian Waters, Dan Connolly, Robert Gallery, Ryan Wendell, Marcus Cannon. DL (6): Vince Wilfork, Kyle Love, Brandon Deaderick, Gerard Warren, Jonathan Fanene, Myron Pyror. DE/OLB (4): Rob Ninkovich, Chandler Jones, Jake Bequette, Trevor Scott. LB (6): Jerod Mayo, Brandon Spikes, Dant'a Hightower, Dane Fletcher, Tracy White, Bobby Carpenter. CB (6): Devin McCourtey, Kyle Arrington, Ras-I Dowling, Sterling Moore, Will Allen, Alfonzo Dennard. S (4): Patrick Chung, Steve Gregory, Tavon Wilson, Nate Ebner.  
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