CBS's Pete Prisco has come out with his annual list of top 100 NFL players and it holds five members of the New England Patriots, four of whom fall in the top 50.
Unsurprisingly, the top Patriot is quarterback Tom Brady, who fell a spot after been tied for first with Payton Manning last year. Brady is now second to Aaron Rodgers. Prisco says there is no sign of Brady slowing down anytime soon but suggests keeping him away from the New York Giants.
Tight end Rob Gronkowski is the only other Patriot in the top ten, coming in at ten. Like Brady, Prisco sees not reason why Gronkowski would slow down and not improve, saying that he is "too fast for linebackers and too strong for safeties." That sounds like a pretty accurate analysis and a pretty lethal combination.
Next is nose tackle Vince Wilfork at number 30. Prisco calls him a "wide load in the middle of the New England defense" but says "he's also much quicker than his body would make you think." Wilfork, who is listed at 325 p...