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By Chris Warner
Today we preview potential Pats picks for defensive linemen, one of the team’s biggest areas of need (emphasis on “biggest”).
While New England boasts human doorstops Vince Wilfork and Kyle Love, the team has had a difficult time tracking down a long-term solution for a third upfront defender. Veterans like Gerard Warren have filled in well, but the Pats need a young run-stopper who can occupy blockers and provide consistent pressure.
The Patriots have two picks in the first round (27 and 31 overall), two in the second (48, 62), one in the third (93) and one in the fourth (126). They traded away their fifth-, sixth- and seventh-round picks.
DAY ONE (Round One)
Overview: Some strong talent at the top here, opening up the possibility of a major rookie contributor making his way to Foxboro.
Michael Brockers, LSU (6-6, 322). Though Brockers’ combine events don’t necessarily jump at you, his size and technique have called to mind none other than former Patriot All-Pro li...
BEST OF MAXIM
A number of designers have taken their shot at redesigning the New England Patriots helmets and uniforms to their liking. Could you imagine Tom Brady, Stevan Ridley, or Wes Welker wearing something like this?Featured are a number of New England Patriots helmets and uniform designs. Some are interesting options that fans may like and others may strike a nerve with some fans.
BOSTON -- Now that tight end Rob Gronkowski has been officially eliminated from the Madden 13 cover bracket, he can admit what many Patriots fans were frantically thinking. "There's a curse," Gronkowski said. "You think I wanted that?" The Madden curse has struck a number of players. Last year's cover athlete, former Browns running back Peyton Hills, had...
“The Patriots reported to Gillette on Monday for nine weeks of offseason workouts, but the...
The Patriot Mighty Mites (by patriotsfootballplc)
Week 12: Patriots vs Eagles - Win: 37 - 16
Happy Birthday to Coach Bill Belichick!!!
The NFL released team schedules on Tuesday and according to the strength of schedule for all 32 teams, the New England Patriots and the Green Bay Packers will have the two easiest schedules for the 2012 season.Strength of schedule really doesn’t mean so much in terms of a team’s chances of making it to the Super Bowl since it is only an indicator of how many wins a team’s combined...
“Patriots preseason schedule is officially set: 8/9 7:30 v. Saints; 8/20 8:00 v....
The 2012 NFL schedule was released Tuesday night and it seems to be a positive slate for the New England Patriots. They are currently 8-1 AFC favorites at Bovada to win Super Bowl XLVII next February in New Orleans. The new projections are a slight rise from the 7-1 odds the Pats were right after this year's Super Bowl. Green Bay remains the favorite to win it all next year at...
By Chris Warner
Our series on Patriots positions of need marches on with an inspection of available running backs. Though the team lost free agent Benjarvus Green-Ellis, second-year players Stevan Ridley and Shane Vereen look primed to pick up much of that production.
New England returns Lil’ Danny Woodhead and adds fullbacks Spencer Larsen and Tony Fiammetta, the most fullbacks...
I just got back from an interesting shopping experience in Evanston, IL. By chance I saw a sign for a book sale and for me that’s like a sign promoting free donuts anywhere near Vince Wilfork. So I stepped in and it was a mecca of sports themed books! So I started perusing and grabbing and loading up boxes and as I perused and grabbed I started talking with Scott Clayborne who...
Perhaps the most notable free agent signing that the Bengals made this year was in former New England Patriots running back, BenJarvus Green-Ellis. He has been a productive NFL back since going undrafted four years ago, but unfortunately has been stuck with the label of not being a "breakaway back" or being capable of generating big plays. One thing that can't be...