The Patriots rookies are already signed and working in Foxboro, but today marks the real start of another run at the Super Bowl.
In New England, we count rings, not victories, and this could finally be the Patriots year . 2010 and 2011 were years that brought unexpected results. 14-2 and 13-3 seasons ended with disappointment, but those over achieving teams earned everyone’s respect.
2012 is a different beast, as Bill Belichick has put together an off-season that rivals 2007, and we know how good they were that year.
All the rookies are signed and in Foxboro, and getting acclimated to the NFL. On Thursday, they will start to compete against the veterans.
It’s about sealing the deal now. Losing to the New York Giants in the final seconds of the Super Bowl has left the Patriots hungry to hoist the Lombardi trophy after a 7-year drought.
The return of Josh McDaniels brings a fresh approach, and his experience with Belichick, along with Tom Brady should lead to an even more le...