Should the Patriots make a deal with the Bucs for shutdown cornerback Darrelle Revis? ESPNBoston.com ponders the possibilities for New England acquiring the shutdown corner.
NFL Around the League writer Kevin Patra reports that Patriots LB
"I would never say never -- everybody (says) you never want to burn a bridge," he said of returning to New England. "But I just feel like we'd both sides would benefit from a fresh start." READ MORE >>
Jeff Howe of The Boston Herald writes that the Patriots have a lot of work to do to shore up their defense. New England's time to exclusively negotiate with
Mike Reiss of ESPNBoston.com continues his series of free agent fits for the Patriots with the defensive tackles. Reiss ranks the level of need to acquire a defensive tackle as moderate. Be sure to check out his free agent primer while you're there.
There's been a lot of talk amongst the media about the Patriots trading
Continuing the salary cap talk, Tom Curran of CSNNE.com writes that
Doug Kyed of NESN.com takes a look at the free agent stock at safety, a position the team could look to bolster.
Minn DT Hageman has more "wow" moments than any DT in class. Pads rise way too often, motor runs hot-cold. But he's a rare talent.— Todd McShay (@McShay13) March 5, 2014
ESPN draft analyst Todd McShay posted his latest mock draft yesterday and he slots Minnesota DT Ra'Shede Hageman as the Patriots pick at 29. Nick Underhill of The Republican reviews film on Hageman and offers his thoughts on the potential pick. Looking for more mock drafts be sure to check out Patriots.com's mock draft tracker.
In their Boston Hot Button Topic of the Week ESPNBoston.com's Mike Reiss and Field Yates debate what the Patriots biggest need on offense is.