Tuesday, April 21, 2015

MusketFire: New England Patriots: Bold Predictions for the NFL Draft - 2 of 5

New England Patriots: Bold Predictions for the NFL Draft - 2 of 5

Vince Wilfork’s Replacement is not Coming From this Draft: The Patriots have a big order to fill in finding a replacement for defensive tackle Vince Wilfork.In 2013 the veteran was injured early in week four and the Patriots defense suffered against the run the rest of the season. Without Wilfork, the Patriots did bring back two key defensive linemen from 2014: Sealver Siliga and Alan Branch. The Patriots also have 2014 first round draft pick.  Dominique Easley who is expected to be back at full strength in 2015 and bring a pass rush presence to the defensive line.

Scout.com: New England Patriots have Four Roster Issues which could Derail their Super Bowl Hopes in 2017

The New England Patriots have four roster issues which could derail their Super Bowl hopes in 2017. Can they survive an injury at quarterbac...