What are the odds of the Patriots reuniting with Chandler Jones?

The New England Patriots haven’t come out as overwhelming losers in many of their recent trades, but the Chandler Jones deal was one of Bill Belichick’s missteps. After recording 36 sacks in four seasons, Jones was traded to the Arizona Cardinals for Jonathan Cooper and the pick that eventually became Cyrus Jones. Jones is one… Continue reading What are the odds of the Patriots reuniting with Chandler Jones?

Patriots must pair Mac Jones with his favorite Pro Bowl target in 2023

New England Patriots quarterback Mac Jones was a late addition to the Pro Bowl, but he was still one of the must-see attractions of the event, as his 70-yard run to the end zone and Griddy celebration helped him stand out on social media. Jones was whipping the ball all over the field. He went… Continue reading Patriots must pair Mac Jones with his favorite Pro Bowl target in 2023

Potential Patriots free-agent targets with connections to Bill Belichick

At this very moment, the New England Patriots‘ financial flexibility (just over $7 million) isn’t enough to make the necessary upgrades to improve the roster, especially with how much talent they’re losing. There are some solutions, however. Roster cuts and trades could free up substantial space, allowing Bill Belichick to chase a few potential desired… Continue reading Potential Patriots free-agent targets with connections to Bill Belichick

New England Patriots 2022 free agent tracker: Who’s staying and who’s going?

Another offseason of uncertainty awaits the New England Patriots, who have a number of star players set to hit free agency in addition to a limited budget. Though last year’s spending spree helped bring New England within a game of winning the AFC East after a lackluster 7-9 campaign, it’s not going to help this… Continue reading New England Patriots 2022 free agent tracker: Who’s staying and who’s going?

4 possible replacements for Patriots OT Trent Brown

The New England Patriots‘ offseason spending spree was fun while it lasted, but this roster was always going to need more than a year’s worth of a rebuild before it can start competing with the NFL’s elite again. While Bill Belichick is a candidate for the Executive of the Year award, the longtime de facto… Continue reading 4 possible replacements for Patriots OT Trent Brown

These 2022 dead caps prove Patriots’ spending spree wasn’t all that successful

To quote Buffalo Bills head coach Sean McDermott: “Let’s not give more credit to Bill Belichick than is needed.” That’s what some New England Patriots fans might be saying when looking at the payroll for the 2022 season, which was drastically affected by the head coach’s spending spree about a year ago. The Patriots’ haul… Continue reading These 2022 dead caps prove Patriots’ spending spree wasn’t all that successful

4 free agent replacements for Patriots’ Dont’a Hightower

If you thought last offseason was big for the New England Patriots, the 2022 edition is going to be just as, if not more, important. Spending like a drunken sailor in free agency is one thing. Now, though, the Patriots have 22 pending free agents — not including practice squad players — more than half… Continue reading 4 free agent replacements for Patriots’ Dont’a Hightower

5 Patriots who won’t be back with the team next season

It was a successful season, but the New England Patriots were bounced early from the playoffs at the hands of the division-rival Buffalo Bills on Wild Card weekend. Not much that could’ve been done. This Patriots team clearly has its limitations. No rebuild happens in less than two years. At the very least, Bill Belichick… Continue reading 5 Patriots who won’t be back with the team next season

Patriots made entire NFL look stupid with Kendrick Bourne signing

New England Patriots wide receiver Kendrick Bourne isn’t exactly lighting the NFL on fire, but he’s providing contributions hardly anybody expected of him in 2021. When Bill Belichick went on the franchise’s largest ever spending spree, Bourne was one of the purchases, and the former San Francisco 49ers receiver eventually agreed to a three-year, $15… Continue reading Patriots made entire NFL look stupid with Kendrick Bourne signing

3 key players New England Patriots might lose this offseason

The New England Patriots have exceeded even the most optimistic projections this season, as Mac Jones has this team eyeing a home playoff game despite the fact they’re starting a rookie quarterback and dealing with some serious injuries on both sides of the ball. New England has built a formula for success in 2021 that… Continue reading 3 key players New England Patriots might lose this offseason