1:06 PM EST, Thu March 04, 2021
Pats Pulpit 1 hour ago
New England Patriots links 3/04/21 - Best way for cap-rich Pats to roster-build: Draft or free agency?

New England Patriots links 3/04/21 - Best way for cap-rich Pats to roster-build: Draft or free agency?

Bill Belichick coaches up the bench | Photo by Benjamin Solomon/ Daily news and links for Thursday TEAM TALK Patriots 2021 Mock Draft Tracker. Erik Scalavino’s 2021 free agent forecast: Safeties. Mike Dussault thumbnails the 25 best external free agent fits for the Pats. LOCAL LINKS Mike Reiss looks beyond the big-ticket targets, to speculate on who the Patriots should pursue in free agency. Evan Lazar previews free agency for the Patriots’ free agents on Offense and Defense. Khari Thompson breaks down PFF’s five most valuable Patriots free...
Pats Pulpit 2 hours ago
The Scho Show 177: Mac Jones, Jaylen Waddle and listener questions!

The Scho Show 177: Mac Jones, Jaylen Waddle and listener questions!

Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports Episode 177 of The Scho Show is here for your listening pleasure, and buckle up, because there is a lot to get to. In the first half of the show we dive into two Alabama prospects who may — might? — be options for the New England Patriots with the 15th pick in the draft. First is quarterback Mac Jones, and his handling of pressure is the topic. As bad as people say? Worse? Better? Then we dive into wide receiver Jaylen Waddle and work through how his track background has him ready for the NFL. In the second half of the show we open...
NESN.com 3 hours ago

Patriots Draft Rumors: Pats Meeting With Zach Wilson’s Top Receiver

The New England Patriots most likely will not be in a position to select BYU quarterback Zach Wilson in the 2021 NFL Draft. But Wilson’s favorite target is on their radar. The Patriots are among the NFL teams planning to meet virtually with BYU wide receiver Dax Milne, according to a report Wednesday from The […] The post Patriots Draft Rumors: Pats Meeting With Zach Wilson’s Top Receiver appeared first on NESN.com.
NESN.com 3 hours ago

ESPN Believes This QB Would Be Perfect Free-Agent Match With Patriots

We have heard a handful of names frequently mentioned when the Patriots’ quarterback situation for the 2021 season is being discussed. A Jimmy Garoppolo return to Foxboro has been a popular hypothetical. New England re-signing Cam Newton probably cannot be ruled out at this point and there always is a chance the Patriots make a […] The post ESPN Believes This QB Would Be Perfect Free-Agent Match With Patriots appeared first on NESN.com.
NESN.com 4 hours ago

Why N’Keal Harry ‘Would Love’ For Patriots To Bring Back Cam Newton

N’Keal Harry is hoping Cam Newton’s Patriots tenure is not limited to one season. Newton’s NFL future is very much uncertain following a down 2020 campaign with the Patriots and his options, as such, might be limited. But despite the struggles Newton endured last season, Harry definitely is open to the idea of catching passes […] The post Why N’Keal Harry ‘Would Love’ For Patriots To Bring Back Cam Newton appeared first on NESN.com.
NESN.com 5 hours ago

Eight NFL Cap Casualties Patriots Could Target Ahead Of Free Agency

The veteran cuts are coming fast and furious across the NFL. More than a half-dozen established players already have been cut loose as teams scramble to get themselves below the shrinking salary cap, with plenty more releases still to come. With upward of $60 million in salary cap space, the New England Patriots are well-positioned […] The post Eight NFL Cap Casualties Patriots Could Target Ahead Of Free Agency appeared first on NESN.com.
NESN.com 5 hours ago

Patriots Potential QBs: Why Marcus Mariota Is Odds-On Favorite For New England

Leading up to the start of NFL free agency, NESN.com will break down the New England Patriots’ top potential veteran quarterback options. Next up: Las Vegas Raiders QB Marcus Mariota. MARCUS MARIOTA 2021 status: Under contract with Raiders 2020 stats: 17 of 28 (60.7 percent), 226 yards, 8.1 yards per attempt, one touchdown, one interception, […] The post Patriots Potential QBs: Why Marcus Mariota Is Odds-On Favorite For New England appeared first on NESN.com.
Chowder and Champions 7 hours ago

Patriots news & rumors: N’Keal Harry hypes Cam; Kyle Rudolph interested

Count N’Keal Harry in on players who would love for Cam Newton to return as quarterback of the New England Patriots. Although the former first-round pick didn’t do much to stick it to the critics who already consider him a bust in what was just his second season in the NFL, Harry credits Newton for […] Patriots news & rumors: N’Keal Harry hypes Cam; Kyle Rudolph interested - Chowder and Champions - Chowder and Champions - A Boston Sports Site - Red Sox, Patriots, Celtics, Bruins and More!
Pats Pulpit 8 hours ago
Was 2020 a rebuild year for the Patriots? David Andrews doesn’t think so.

Was 2020 a rebuild year for the Patriots? David Andrews doesn’t think so.

Photo by Jim Davis/The Boston Globe via Related: Free-agent-to-be David Andrews grateful for 2020 season, time with Patriots The R-word is a popular one in New England these days: rebuild. With Tom Brady gone and the Patriots’ current roster having numerous holes across the board, now might be a good time for the organization to further build for the future. That process, actually, might already have started in 2020. The Patriots saw high-profile free agency departures, had limited salary cap space and experienced more Coronavirus opt-outs than any other club last...
NESN.com 17 hours ago

How Raiders’ Response To Derek Carr Trade Speculation Impacts Patriots

Remember all the Derek Carr trade rumors over the last few weeks? The Las Vegas Raiders, you may recall, were expected to “field calls” for the 29-year-old quarterback, according to the Las Vegas Review-Journal’s Vincent Bonsignore. Bonsignore even reported how a potential three-team trade could allow Las Vegas to acquire Houston Texans star Deshaun Watson. Obviously, […] The post How Raiders’ Response To Derek Carr Trade Speculation Impacts Patriots appeared first on NESN.com.
NESN.com 23 hours ago

Patriots Free Agents: Rex Burkhead Would Barely Count On Salary Cap

The Patriots have 22 players set to hit unrestricted free agency when the NFL league year opens March 17. As that date approaches, we’re taking a closer look at New England’s free agents. Up next: running back Rex Burkhead 2020 stats: 10 games, 67 carries, rushing 274 yards, three TDs, 25 catches, 192 receiving yards, […] The post Patriots Free Agents: Rex Burkhead Would Barely Count On Salary Cap appeared first on NESN.com.
Pats Pulpit Mar 3, 2021
Join us for the second installment of the Pats Pulpit Mock Draft Show: Tonight at 6pm on Twitch!

Join us for the second installment of the Pats Pulpit Mock Draft Show: Tonight at 6pm on Twitch!

Related: Patriots Draft Guide: Scouting reports, prospect profiles and more We are only eight weeks away from the NFL Draft, and that means our coverage is growing by the day. Whether it be individual player profiles, weekly podcasts, or our spreadsheet chock full of potential New England Patriots targets. This year we’re giving you a mid week reprieve as Pats Pulpit is going live on Twitch! Every Wednesday at 6pm, we’ll bring you a weekly mock draft show that extends all the way up until the night before the NFL Draft! These live streams will allow you to interact with...
Pats Pulpit Mar 3, 2021
Report: Ex-Vikings tight end Kyle Rudolph interested in joining Patriots

Report: Ex-Vikings tight end Kyle Rudolph interested in joining Patriots

Photo by Hannah Foslien/ The Vikings released the 31-year-old Notre Dame product on Tuesday. The New England Patriots are reportedly on the radar for free agent Kyle Rudolph. The 31-year-old tight end, released Tuesday by the Minnesota Vikings, would be interested in signing with New England, a source told NESN.com’s Doug Kyed on Wednesday. Rudolph spent 10 seasons with Minnesota after arriving in the second round of the 2011 NFL draft. The 6-foot-6, 265-pound Notre Dame product was selected to two Pro Bowls over that span. He started 132 games to total 453 receptions...
Pats Pulpit Mar 3, 2021
New England Patriots links 3/03/21 - Option: Pats stick with Stidham, use cap for multiple roster holes

New England Patriots links 3/03/21 - Option: Pats stick with Stidham, use cap for multiple roster holes

Jarrett Stidham under center | Photo by Billie Weiss/ Daily news and links for Wednesday TEAM TALK Erik Scalavino’s 2021 free agent forecast: Tight Ends. Paul Perillo’s NFL Notes: Pats should stick with Stidham. “Rather than exhaust resources in an effort to perhaps crack the .500 mark, the wisest move might be to just stick with Jarrett Stidham and let the season play out. ... Part II of the 2021 plan: draft a developmental quarterback. ... Sticking with Stidham would allow Belichick to maintain all of his resources – picks, money and cap space – as he...
NESN.com Mar 3, 2021

NFL Rumors: Patriots Not ‘Enamored’ With Impending Free Agent QBs

The New England Patriots’ next quarterback might not come from the crop of soon-to-be-available free agents. NFL Media’s Michael Giardi on Wednesday reported the Patriots “are not enamored with the ‘current’ class of free agent QBs.” “Plenty of other teams” share this opinion, per Giardi’s report. “Of course that could change,” Giardi tweeted. “… but […] The post NFL Rumors: Patriots Not ‘Enamored’ With Impending Free Agent QBs appeared first on NESN.com.

Patriots Player News

  • 3 Cam Newton

    Cam Newton

    Why N’Keal Harry ‘Would Love’ For Patriots To Bring Back Cam Newton

  • 1 Rex Burkhead

    Rex Burkhead

    Patriots Free Agents: Rex Burkhead Would Barely Count On Salary Cap

  • 1 David Andrews

    David Andrews

    Was 2020 a rebuild year for the Patriots? David Andrews doesn’t think so.

  • Julian Edelman

    Julian Edelman

    New England Patriots rumors: Kyle Rudolph would jumpstart passing game

  • Stephon Gilmore

    Stephon Gilmore

    Patriots Fans Hoping Stephon Gilmore Remains Won’t Love This Report

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