If the offseason has you clamoring for some hot stove football talk, then pick up the latest copy of Patriots Football Weekly, which hit newsstands this week, or subscribe at http://www.pfwonline.com
What's in this issue? It features a full 2002 recap including the newspaper's 2002 Lighthouse Awards, a review of the Pats rookie class, a full positional breakdown, the 2002 All-Opponent Team and an exclusive one-on-one interview with Bill Belichick.
There's also a look at the Patriots free agents-to-be and in depth draft coverage by Draft Insiders Digest's Frank Coyle, who analyzes the draft's underclassmen and reports on which seniors' stock was boosted by all-star game performances. Find out which college players are invited to the Combine in Indianapolis and get a complete list of NFL free agents as well.
Michelle Muise hands out her Broad Side Awards while columnists Gordon Forbes and Paul Domowitch examine the Super Bowl Champion Buccaneers defense and its place in history. Also included in the first issue of PFW's ninth volume is a poster of all the 2002 Patriots Football Weekly covers and color photos from the Pro Bowl. You can also win a Patriots Football Weekly baseball cap by filling out and mailing in a reader survey that PFW uses to gauge reader opinion.