"Tyms's measurables and performance thus far, combined with the Patriots' deficiencies at receiver, make him one of the more intriguing prospects in camp," writes Volin.
Another player who's had a long route to the NFL but could find himself on the Patriots 53-man roster, is Malcolm Butler. NESN's Doug Kyed says that although Butler doesn't possess impressive speed or jumping ability, he's already proven to be a playmaker in camp.
"Butler knows that most Division II athletes who didn't receive a single offer out of high school don't get a chance to line up across from Brady or alongside
"From special teams, to outside corner to slot corner, Arrington’s speed, strength, athleticism and attitude have combined to make him one of those players that a team has to have," writes Curran.
Arrington is likely a safe bet to make the 53-man roster, but there are still a lot of question marks amongst the remaining 52 spots. Karen Guregian of the Boston Herald and Ben Volin of the Boston Globe attempted to predict who will make the cut and who will be sent home before the start of the 2014 season.
Former Pittsburgh Steelers running back Jerome Bettis believes that the defense is the key to the Patriots success in 2014. Bettis appeared on ESPN's SportsCenter to talk about the Patriots upcoming season.
"When you go back to the last three years, they've either been in the Super Bowl or been one game away from the Super Bowl and you have to think that the defense was the reason why they either lost in the Super Bowl or lost in the Conference Championship," said Bettis.
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