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News Blitz 12/26: Gilmore looking for more

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The Patriots have never had a player earn NFL Defensive Player of the Year honors. Stephon Gilmore might be the first.

The Pro Bowl corner has enjoyed a terrific season, tying for the league lead with six interceptions while being the cornerstone of a stingy Patriots defense that leads the league in points allowed.

While the Patriots don't generally concern themselves with individual honors, Gilmore admitted to the Boston Globe that he's hoping for some hardware this time around.

The Boston Herald says Miami will be hoping to use the Patriots offensive approach in order to pull off an upset on Sunday.

ESPN.com says Mohamad Sanu is accountable, upbeat and hungry for more as the playoffs approach.

The Providence Journal writes about the impact that James Develin and David Andrews are making despite being lost for the season on injured reserve.

The Athletic takes a look at 2020 and offers 10 predictions of things to come.

MassLive.com discusses Christian Wilkins and his journey from Springfield to Clemson to the Dolphins, becoming “one of the real success stories of New England football" according to Bill Belichick.

The Associated Press details how Tom Brady and Drew Brees continue to get it done amid an era of new young and dynamic quarterbacks.

The Boston Globe compiled a list of the Patriots who were included on the NFL's All-Time team.

In Miami, they're already looking toward the future. The Miami Herald examines the relationship between veteran backup quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick and the team moving forward. Also, what should players expect if they sign with the Dolphins next season?

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