When it comes to the New England Patriots this offseason, the only thing people are talking about is the loss of Pro Bowl wide receiver Wes Welker, who signed a two-year contract earlier this week with the Denver Broncos. Yet, after the team found an adequate replacement in former Rams wide out Danny Amendola, the attention needs to turn to the defensive side of the ball and in particular, the pass rush.
When Tom Brady agreed to restructure his contract earlier this offseason, he did so in large part to help keep the team competitive because the venerable quarterback is reaching the final stages of his career and has to realize his window to win a fourth Super Bowl Championship is closing.
So when the news broke that the Patriots are hosting free agent defensive ends Dwight Freeney and John Abraham, Brady and Pats fans should be jumping for joy because if there’s one thing New England needs, its pass rushers
Certainly Freeney and Abraham are past their primes. Neither can be conside...