Found April 06, 2013 on AFC East Daily:
Under Bill Belichick, the New England Patriots have typically played the odds in the draft -- stockpile as many picks as possible, throw them against the wall and see what sticks.This April, not so much. New England holds just five selections for the upcoming draft, which, if nothing changes, will be the fewest in franchise history.READ MORE »

Patriots to draft a wide receiver?

Even though the New England Patriots signed Danny Amendola this offseason, Mike Reiss of believes they’ll likely come out of this year’s draft with a wide receiver. Whether it’s in the first, second or third round, I think it’s clear that the Patriots need to come out of the 2013 draft with a receiver. That, to me, is the most compelling storyline for the club...

NFL Draft Talk 2013 – New England Patriots

The talk of NFL Free Agency this offseason was “Will Wes Welker return to New England?”, which quickly morphed into “How will the Patriots replace Wes Welker?” Wide Receiver depth has never really been a strong point of this team.  When they were dominating teams in the regular season and playoffs (beat you all to the joke), they were doing it with the likes of Deion Branch...

Patriots rumors: New England to draft WR

The New England Patriots are likely to add a wide receiver through the upcoming NFL Draft, according to Michael David Smith of Pro Football Talk. Smith notes that five wide receivers caught passes for the Patriots last season, and none of those players are currently under contract for the team. The Patriots did sign St. Louis Rams free agent wide receiver Danny Amendola...

Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski could miss start of season

New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski has been battling a “stubborn infection” in the area around where a second metal plate was installed to repair his broken left forearm, putting his readiness for the start of the season in jeopardy, according to Ron Borges and Karen Guregian of The Boston Herald. Gronkowski is currently nearing the end of a six-week cycle of...

Patriots decline comment on Gronkowski setback

The New England Patriots say they don't have any comment on published reports that tight end Rob Gronkowski has an infection in his broken arm that could keep him out into the season. The Boston Herald reported on Sunday that Gronkowski has an infection in the area where a metal plate was installed to repair his left forearm. Doctors will have to wait for the infection to go...

"Whether it’s in the first, second or third round, I think it’s clear that the Patriots..."

“Whether it’s in the first, second or third round, I think it’s clear that the...

Breaking Fantasy Injury News: Rob Gronkowski to Have Plate Removed, 4th Surgery in 6 Months

Reports surfaced today that Patriots superstar TE Rob Gronkowski will be undergoing another surgical procedure to determine if the infection that had been found previously has cleared. There is growing concern that after his most recent 6 week bout of antibiotics, according to the Boston Herald, the infection has not fully cleared from the hardware and/or surrounding tissue. The...

Illustrating Life Without Wes Welker for Tom Brady and the Patriots Offense | Erik Frenz

Illustrating Life Without Wes Welker for Tom Brady and the Patriots Offense | Erik Frenz: Holy epic...

My first three thoughts on the Patriots preseason schedule

1. Twice in one year: The Patriots will host the Buccaneers in the second preseason game, but they will also host them later on in the regular season. This is the first time the Patriots have played a team (other than the Giants) in both the preseason and regular season since the Saints in 2005. New England ended up winning that game against the Saints in Foxborough 24-17. However...

Report: Rob Gronkowski will "likely" have surgery

  Photo courtesy of Matt Stone/Boston Herald   FOXBOROUGH, Mass.--  According to a report from, New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski will go under the knife once again. Two sources close to ESPNBoston’s Mike Reiss told him that…

Patriots Draft Preview

  The last time we saw the New England Patriots on the field, it was during a disappointing 28-13 loss in the AFC Championship game to the Baltimore Ravens. The Patriots struggled in the second half, allowing 21 points to…

Blidi Wreh-Wilson Would Give Patriots Long, Athletic Corner Needed to Improve Secondary

When the Patriots drafted Ras-I Dowling at the beginning of the second round two years ago, they knew they were getting a tall, long and athletic corner who could help their defense. What they didn’t know was that he would only be healthy enough to play nine games in his first two seasons. So, with Dowling’s health still uncertain going forward, the Patriots may be tempted to...

ForearmGate IV: Gronk's naggy injury still a concern

Like a cheesy horror-flick villain that survives electrocution, drowning and gunshots, tight end Rob Gronkowski’s infected forearm just won’t quit.Despite telling ESPN last week that he was “doing a lot better” of late, the New England Patriots’ top offensive weapon is still struggling with rehab on his broken arm. Now, his latest round of antibiotics looks to have been...

Bills’ WR Stevie Johnson Tweeted That North Korea Should Bomb Foxboro (PHOTO)

(PHOTO: IMGUR) Has Stevie Johnson seen the city of Buffalo? Oh yeah, why would the North Koreans waste weapons grade plutonium on that cesspool. Well, I hope the Patriots go “North Korean” on the Bills this season. Let’s see if they can stop Tom Brady’s ballistic missiles…DOUBT IT.
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