Saturday, May 14, 2016

MusketFire: New England Patriots Recent Drafts Key to Success in 2016

To continue their successful run of five consecutive AFC Championship Game appearances, the New England Patriots need their recent draft picks to become contributors in 2016 and beyond. The success of the team in 2016 and beyond will hinge on the players of the past three drafts stepping up and becoming major contributors on both sides of the ball. While Jamie Collins and Malcom Brown are already key contributors, there are many more players under the spotlight on both sides of the ball for the Patriots from the 2015, 2014, and 2013 NFL Draft.


Monday, May 02, 2016

MusketFire: New England Patriots 2016 NFL Draft Review

While grading a draft immediately after the draft and before any player steps foot on the practice field, plays in a preseason game, or plays a regular season game is folly, it still makes an interesting exercise. As such, each pick by the New England Patriots in the 2016 NFL Draft will be assigned a grade along with a final draft grade. As always, the grade will be weighed heavily not on what the seemingly multiplying number of draft gurus but on figuring out what director of player personnel Nick Caserio and head coach Bill Belichick saw of the player and their fit in New England.



New England Patriots 2016 NFL Draft Review

Week Six What to Watch for (W2W4): New England Patriots vs New York Jets -- Scout.com

Get everything you need to know before the 3-2 New England Patriots take on the 3-2 New York Jets in a battle for first place in the AFC Eas...