Three New England Patriots who could be set for breakout seasons

It’s clear the New England Patriots have had an eventful offseason up to this point. They dominated free agency, using their newfound cap space to draw in a number of key players to help fill their numerous holes from last season. And they appear to have drafted their QB of the future in Mac Jones,Continue reading “Three New England Patriots who could be set for breakout seasons”

Would a Julio Jones trade be worth it for the New England Patriots?

Yes. Well, that’s the short answer anyways. In recent weeks, rumors have been swirling around the Atlanta Falcons’ All-Pro receiver and his future in Atlanta. These all culminated, of course, with Jones himself saying, “I’m outta there”, in reference to the city he has called home since 2011. As one of just a few teamsContinue reading “Would a Julio Jones trade be worth it for the New England Patriots?”

Grading the New England Patriots 2021 NFL Draft haul

Coming off a very disappointing 2020 season, the New England Patriots find themselves in a situation they rarely have under coach Bill Belichick: picking in the first half of the first round. In a draft that likely will set the groundwork for the next era of Patriots football, it’s critical that Belichick and the restContinue reading “Grading the New England Patriots 2021 NFL Draft haul”

Why the New England Patriots shouldn’t be expected to use their first round draft pick on a QB

Today is April 1st, which means we have officially entered draft month. From April 29-May 1, teams will select the next wave of NFL stars, which is always a reason for excitement in the NFL. After a free-agent frenzy unlike anything we’ve seen during the Bill Belichick era in New England, the Patriots have setContinue reading “Why the New England Patriots shouldn’t be expected to use their first round draft pick on a QB”

Analyzing the New England Patriots hectic start to free agency

The dust appears to have at least temporarily settled on the New England Patriots free agent frenzy, and there is certainly a lot of action to unpack. The Patriots have signed or resigned 22 players so far, and brought in another (Trent Brown) through a trade as well. With the action having slowed down overContinue reading “Analyzing the New England Patriots hectic start to free agency”

Six QB’s the New England Patriots could draft to be their quarterback of the future

Cam Newton and the New England Patriots were able to agree to a one-year contract worth around $14 million yesterday. Coach Bill Belichick wouldn’t give Newton $14 million to have him be a backup next season, which limits New England’s options for adding more quarterbacks. Newton fits best in New England as a bridge QB,Continue reading “Six QB’s the New England Patriots could draft to be their quarterback of the future”

New England Patriots resign Cam Newton to one-year deal, set free agent plans in motion

The New England Patriots resigned QB Cam Newton to a 1 year, $14 million deal this morning, which ensures that the Patriots will have a QB plan in place heading into free agency. This move doesn’t necessarily prevent the Patriots from making another move for a QB, in fact it’s more than likely another oneContinue reading “New England Patriots resign Cam Newton to one-year deal, set free agent plans in motion”

Why a lowered salary cap might work in the New England Patriots favor

The NFL has officially set it’s salary cap for the upcoming league year, with the figure sitting at $182.5 million. This is a steep drop off from last season’s salary cap, which was set at $198.2 million. The drop off was expected, with COVID-19 leading to heavily reduced revenue for the league and its teams.Continue reading “Why a lowered salary cap might work in the New England Patriots favor”

New England Patriots free agent class; who will return and who will depart

While the Patriots are strapped with cap space this offseason, they have quite a few free agents of their own they could spend their money on. The Patriots have 21 unrestricted free agents heading into the offseason, and it’s safe to assume that not all of them will be suiting up for the Patriots nextContinue reading “New England Patriots free agent class; who will return and who will depart”

The Case for Cam: Why the Patriots shouldn’t shut the door on a return for the former MVP

It’s fair to assume that most people who pay attention to the NFL think that Cam Newton is not the same player he once was. That’s atleast the perception outside the league, with a video recently going viral showing a player at one of Cam Newton’s football camps letting Newton know he thought he wasContinue reading “The Case for Cam: Why the Patriots shouldn’t shut the door on a return for the former MVP”