New England Patriots: The Annual Free Agency Panic

Let’s set the table for the New England Patriots in free agency so far in 2018: Starting left tackle since 2012: gone. Leading rusher in 2017: gone. Starting cornerback since 2015 (controversially benched during Super Bowl loss): gone. Clutch (especially in the playoffs) slot...

Burkhead Returns to Patriots on Three-Year Deal

Dec 3, 2017; Orchard Park, NY, USA; New England Patriots running back Rex Burkhead (34) runs the ball wide during the fourth quarter against the Buffalo Bills at New Era Field. Mandatory Credit: Mark Konezny-USA TODAY Sports
The New England Patriots reportedly have agreed to a multi-year contract with free-agent running back Rex Burkhead. While initially reported by Jim McBride of the Boston Globe, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network later confirmed additional details of the deal. Burkhead’s contract is a three-year deal that is "heavy...

Loss of Solder Looms Large for Patriots

Tuesday's blizzard (a.k.a Winter Storm Skylar), was enough to make many New Englanders want to search for a new home. For some NFL free agents, who called Foxboro home in 2017, there was most likely a bit more to it than that. Those reasons...

Lewis Becomes the Next Ex-Pat to head to Tennessee

On Tuesday, cornerback Malcolm Butler agreed to a multi-year deal with the Tennessee Titans. It now appears that he will not be the only player leaving New England for Nashville in 2018. Adam Schefter of ESPN has reported that running back Dion Lewis will join Butler in...

Butler Agrees to deal with Titans

Free Agent Cornerback Malcolm Butler is expected to sign with the Tennessee Titans upon the opening of free agency on Wednesday. The news was first reported by ESPN's Adam Schefter on Tuesday. NFL Network's Ian Rapoport later advised that the deal is for five years...

Amendola Expected to Sign with Dolphins

Could fans of the New England Patriots soon be singing a sad chorus of 'Arrivederci, 'Dola?'  As the Magic 8 Ball occasionally prognosticates, all signs point to 'Yes.' NFL Network's Dan Hellie was first to report that wide receiver Danny Amendola is expected to sign with...

New England Patriots: 2017 Defense By Numbers

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The New England Patriots had a successful 2017 season winning 13 games, finishing first in the AFC East, earning the number one seed in the AFC, and successfully winning the AFC Championship game to go to the Super Bowl. Despite losing to Philadelphia 41-33,...

New England Patriots: 2017 Offense by Numbers

The New England Patriots had a successful 2017 season winning 13 games, finishing first in the AFC East, earning the number one seed in the AFC, and successfully winning the AFC Championship game to go to the Super Bowl. Despite losing to Philadelphia 41-33,...

Patriots Bolster D-Line with Addition of Danny Shelton

In acquiring Danny Shelton from the Browns, the Patriots helped shore up their defensive front that sorely lacked another big-body next to Malcom Brown last season.

With Sherman Release Looming, Patriots Should Pounce

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According to reports, the Seahawks are planning to release cornerback Richard Sherman after attempts to trade him failed. The Patriots should be chomping at the bit to add the former All-Pro.

Patriots Potential QB Draft Targets Eager to Accept ‘Mission: Impossible’

Neither Ethan Hunt nor Jim Phelps before him would be eager to accept this mission. To say the least, it's daunting. To succeed, its participant must achieve a nearly insurmountable goal under the strictest of scrutiny. Failure is not an acceptable option. One might say,...

Patriots Pick Up Kenny Britt’s Option

According to Ian Rapoport, the Patriots have picked up wide receiver, Kenny Britt's 2018 option. The contract will carry a $1.47 million cap hit.

Gronkowski Put Team First by Making Himself a Priority

New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski is no stranger to success. In his time with the Patriots, he has earned five Pro Bowl selections and five All-Pro selections. He is a two-time Super Bowl Champion and was a starter in the Patriots' Super...

Will the Patriots retain their Special Teams ‘Dynamic Duo?’

NFL coaches often say that special teams play amounts to one-third of a football game. In other words, the units, which are on the field during kicking plays, have a roughly 33 percent-impact on the game's outcome. While some scoff at this assessment, the New...

For the Patriots Offseason, Defense is the Only Answer

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Merely a few weeks ago, the entire world witnessed a backup quarterback throttle the New England Patriots defense. This statement is not meant to discredit Nick Foles. He was fantastic. However, that just should not happen. If a team is led by one of...

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Return of the Junior Pass Rusher? With Redskins training camp opening in just over two weeks, their 90-man roster is pretty set. Or is it? As much...
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Familiar face in New York lands Jets Trumaine Johnson

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Falcons Sign Veteran Safety Ron Parker

The Atlanta Falcons have put pen to paper on the signing of veteran safety Ron Parker. Nigel Christianson takes a look at what signing means for the Falcons
2019 Free Agents That The Jets Should Have On Their Radar

2019 Free Agents That The Jets Should Have On Their Radar

The Jets stuck to their word and were busy in free agency this offseason. The team coughed up $187 million in contracts, with $81...