Offseason improvements continue to be the theme of the offseason thus far and ESPN.com offers some suggestions for all 16 AFC teams. Along similar lines, MassLive.com has eight players who might be let go in order to create additional cap space. They also believe the Patriots would be taking a risk letting free agent running back Dion Lewis leave.
Continuing with the offseason projections, NBC Sports Boston believes the uncertainty around Rob Gronkowski's future has clouded the team's needs heading into the combine. Boston Sports Journal continues its positional look at the Patriots as they head into the offseason and analyzes an eventful year for the secondary.
Speaking of Gronk, WEEI.com has WWE insider Dave Meltzer talking about the possibility of the All-Pro tight end generating interest in a wrestling career.
The mock drafts are starting to make their rounds and Mel Kiper's has the Patriots taking LSU linebacker Donte Jackson.
The Boston Herald ranks the Patriots 2018 schedule and tries to figure out which game is best.
In cap-related minutiae, Boston Sports Journal offers an update on incentives earned by the Patriots in 2017.
Former Redskins defensive lineman Dexter Manley isn't overly impressed with Tom Brady.
Elsewhere, Julian Edelman says he is "determined" to return from his torn ACL suffered during the preseason in Detroit.