More than a week after the 2018 NFL Draft, local and national media alike continue to analyze the annual springtime talent selection ceremony.
The* Boston Globe's *Sunday notes offers up a translation guide to what NFL teams really said with their draft picks.
The Globe also points out that being a captain in college seems to put you in favor with the Patriots come draft time. The *Globe *wonders who will leave the Patriots first, Tom Brady or Bill Belichick?
The *Boston Herald *has experts lauding the Patriots pick of running back Sony Michel in the first-round of the draft.
The Providence Journal looks at some undrafted free agents who might be able to make their mark with the Patriots.
As it looks at the New England depth chart, ESPNBoston.com wonders if Danny Etling will be able to stick at QB? ESPNBoston.com also looks at Brady's "negotiated" timeline moving forward with his career. ESPNBoston.com's Sunday notes makes a case that the NFL's new kickoff rules that are being bandied about could make Cordarrelle Patterson even more valuable to the Patriots.
WEEI.com passes along Bill Parcells downplaying the supposed drama in New England this offseason. WEEI.com thinks Matt Ryan's massive new contract with the Falcons could trigger a new deal for Brady in New England. WEEI.com's Sunday notes deals with Brady brining up Robert Kraft in the quarterback's recent comments regarding Malcolm Butler's Super Bowl benching.
NBC Sports Boston poses the idea that Brady's successor in New England might actually come in the 2019 NFL Draft.
NFL.com ranks New England's work in the draft as the 15th best in the NFL. NFL.com includes Maryland cornerback J.C. Jackson landing in New England among the 20 undrafted players with the most favorable situations.