Thursday, April 21, 2016

MusketFire: New England Patriots: Five NFL Draft Needs

Trying to predict the moves of the New England Patriots in the NFL Draft is perilous, but this season they have been far more active in free agency and may have tipped their hand. Here are five positions New England is likely to target with their four picks in the second and third round (and possibly a trade up into the fourth or fifth round). Look for New England to target running back, offensive tackle, defensive tackle, cornerback, and defensive end when they are on the clock.

New England Patriots: Five NFL Draft Needs

Patriots' players on the bubble: Aaron Dobson | Cover32

The release of defensive tackle Dominique Easley highlights how the New England Patriots have a number of players whose roster spot is vulnerable. Whether it be due to their contract, their competition, or their play last season, the Patriots should have a spirited battle as the offseason programs approach. This series will look at five players who are on the roster bubble heading into the 2016 preseason. Part two of the series focuses on disappointing 2013 2nd round draft pick Aaron Dobson and why he is on the bubble heading towards training camp.

Patriots' players on the bubble: Aaron Dobson | Cover32

New England patriots players on the bubble: Jon Bostic | Cover32

The NFL Draft will result in the New England Patriots having a number of young and hungry players who will be challenging veterans for a roster spot. Whether it be due to their contract, their competition, or their play last season, these veterans should have a spirited battle as the offseason programs approach. This series will look at five players who are on the roster bubble heading into the 2016 preseason. Part three of the series focuses on Chicago Bears 2013 2nd round draft pick Jon Bostic who was acquired via trade last year and why he is on the bubble heading towards training camp.

New England patriots players on the bubble: Jon Bostic | Cover32

Friday, April 15, 2016

New England Patriots' players on the bubble: Amendola | Cover32

The release of defensive tackle Dominique Easley highlights how the New England Patriots have a number of players whose roster spot is vulnerable. Whether it be due to their contract, their competition, or their play last season, the Patriots should have a spirited battle as the offseason programs approach. This series will look at five players who are on the roster bubble heading into the 2016 preseason. Kicking off the series will be a look at wide receiver Danny Amendola and why he is on the bubble heading towards training camp.

New England Patriots' players on the bubble: Amendola | Cover32

Thursday, April 14, 2016

New England Patriots 2015 NFL Draft Review

As the New England Patriots’ front office prepares their final preparations for the 2016 NFL Draft, it makes sense to take one last look back at the prior years’ selections. This piece will examine each of the 2015 NFL Draft picks made by the Patriots looking not just at the player and spot drafted, but the role they played in 215, their anticipated role in 2016 and beyond, and giving the pick a grade with a year of perspective. Click below to read much more:



New England Patriots 2015 NFL Draft Review

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