Originally posted on Patriots Life  |  Last updated 4/30/13
By the way.. I was told today "New England is likely to land John Abraham" they hope to finish a deal in next couple weeks — Mike Loyko (@NEPD_Loyko) April 28, 2013 With Shaun Phillips head to Denver.. the #Patriots are the front runners to sign John Abraham.. sides still working on deal. — Mike Loyko (@NEPD_Loyko) April 28, 2013   As the first few rounds in the draft passed, I read many fans on Twitter screaming for a pass rusher. When the Patriots went through the first couple rounds without taking a defensive lineman, I kind of figured that they would be targeting one of the veterans out there and it seems as if they are targeting John Abraham. The Patriots did end up taking a DE in the seventh round (Michael Buchanan) and he is deemed by some to be the steal of the draft. Leading up to the draft, I didn’t prioritize a defensive end because I knew that Freeney and Abraham were still floating around out there and ready to be had by anyone with the money to do so. Freeney’...
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