By: Ian Logue
A very quiet news morning, but here are this morning’s top stories:
Ranking the Patriots’ free agents – Zuri Berry – Berry ranks the Patriots free agents and provides some of his own thoughts in this entry.
Words With Frenz mailbag: Identifying potential salary cap casualties – Erik Frenz – Frenz has his weekly Q&A, which includes his thoughts on who he feels may end up being cap casualties this offseason.
Julian Edelman puts himself in great spot – Jeff Howe – Howe has a good read this morning on Edelman, who he writes will likely receive more money this offseason than he’s made during his five years in the league.
Chatham gives naked truth on streaker hit – Mark Daniels – Daniels has comments from Chatham about what really happened when he took out the streaker during New England’s Super Bowl at Reliant Stadium.
Poll: Most trust Tom Brady in clutch – Mike Reiss – Reiss has an article on the fact that Brady was voted most clutch with two minutes to go and a Super Bowl on the line by his peers.
Patriots positional review: defensive ends – Field Yates – Yates has a good breakdown on each of New England’s defensive ends in this entry.
Patriots positional review: DT – Field Yates – Yates also has a good entry on the Patriots defensive tackles in this piece.
What might have been with Percy Harvin? – Mike Reiss – Reiss has comments from Harvin, who talked about how the Patriots almost drafted Harvin in 2009.
Free agent snapshot: Eric Decker – Christopher Price – Price continues his free agent spotlights, with this entry focusing on the Broncos’ Decker.
Patriots position-by-position breakdown: Running back – Christopher Price – Price also has a good entry with his look at how each of New England’s running backs performed this season.
Marshall Faulk: Patriots Haven’t Won Any Super Bowls Since Spygate – Luke Hughes – Hughes has an article with comments from Faulk’s appearance on WEEI on Thursday, who continues ranting about spygate.
Patriots’ Initial 2014 Round-by-Round Big Board – James Christensen – Our friend from NEPatriotsDraft.com has a good read looking at potential draft choices in this entry.
PORTLAND PRESS HERALD:
Steve Solloway: Funny how Carroll turned out – Steve Solloway – Solloway has an article on Carroll and reflects on his time in New England before he returned to the NFL and became the coach he is now.