The New England Patriots’ offense may be improved in 2022 by additions, but any improvement will be weighed down by their defense in 2022. The offense has undergone an offseason mini-makeover — especially on a critical unit, its offensive line. Gone are stalwart guards Shaq Mason and Ted Karras. Big-time NFL talent exited there. One… Continue reading Patriots’ 2022 offensive optimism is being weighed down by defense
With the Patriots’ 2022 NFL Draft in the books and much of the offseason history, it’s pertinent to wonder if the team has closed the gap with the Buffalo Bills. Before issuing an answer, we’ll evaluate the major phases of the offseason to see what impact they have made. Those phases would of course be… Continue reading 4 ways Patriots failed to narrow gap with Bills this offseason
New England Patriots fans, we’re sorry, but we have a dreaded question for the 2022 NFL season: Are Mac Jones and Rhamondre Stevenson in danger of sophomore slumps? With the new campaign upon us and the schedule now fully released, we took a look at some of the key second-year players on the Patriots roster… Continue reading Are Mac Jones and Rhamondre Stevenson in danger of sophomore slumps?
March is finally here. This time last year, the New England Patriots were gearing up for a groundbreaking free agent spending spree. While fans shouldn’t expect a similar magnitude of roster turnover this time around, the front office undoubtedly feels the pressure to make upgrades after the team was steamrolled by the Buffalo Bills in… Continue reading 4 Patriots who don’t deserve another season in 2022
The New England Patriots have some serious work to do in the offseason, as they have just under $5 million in cap space to play with. Bill Belichick may need to make some tough decisions if he wants to keep pace with what has become a very competitive AFC East. With the Bills a Super… Continue reading Cap insider predicts Patriots will make these 3 offseason moves
The New England Patriots‘ 2021 offseason will go down in history for the franchise because of the records they set in free agency. While that spending spree was largely a success — though they handed out some bad contracts, too — it served as further proof that Bill Belichick and the front office needed more… Continue reading 3 players the Patriots could reasonably trade to save cap space
There’s a lot to look forward to concerning the New England Patriots after they qualified for the playoffs in the first season of the Mac Jones era. However, getting trounced the first round by the Buffalo Bills, a legitimate championship contender, served as a timely reminder that the roster overhaul ignited after Tom Brady’s departure… Continue reading 3 roster cuts that can save Patriots $15 million in cap space
If we’re to look around the NFL, many would argue the New England Patriots have been the surprise of the 2021 season. Nobody expected this team, led by a rookie quarterback who was the fifth one chosen in the draft class, to be second in the AFC entering Week 16. Arguably the biggest reason for… Continue reading Enjoy Patriots’ 2021 run with ‘best secondary’ in NFL while it lasts
After a shaky start, the New England Patriots took care of business against the Carolina Panthers on Sunday. Though he wasn’t caught saying it on the sidelines, Sam Darnold was once again seeing ghosts against New England, as he finished 16-of-33 for 172 and three interceptions, one of which JC Jackson returned for a touchdown.… Continue reading Patriots: 3 players who have offered almost nothing in 2021
New England Patriots‘ Mac Jones is currently the only rookie quarterback not fighting for his life in the bottom six of FanSided’s Week 6’s quarterback rankings. He’s sitting pretty at No. 19, well above the second highest Trevor Lawrence at No. 27. Other rankings have him above all of his peers, too. Through five weeks, Jones… Continue reading Patriots: Is Mac Jones really going to be the best QB in the 2021 draft class?