Thursday’s New England Patriots Links 3/6/14 – Edelman a Key Domino, Patriots Should Go After Revis, More
By: Ian Logue
Here are this morning’s top stories:
ON FOOTBALL: Patriots Should Go After Darrelle Revis – Ben Volin – Volin has an interesting read on why the Patriots should go ahead and attempt to acquire Revis from the Buccaneers.
Julian Edelman a Key Domino – Jeff Howe – Howe takes a look at the Patriots situation on offense as they close in on free agency, and feels that the salary he may require could limit their aggressiveness elsewhere on that side of the ball.
Free-agent fit: Wide receiver – Mike Reiss – Reiss continues his positional look at free agents, and this time focuses on the receiver position.
Patriots’ biggest offseason needs – Field Yates – Yates goes over some of the current needs for this football team, and feels a veteran edge rusher is among several needs heading into next season.
Could releases of Champ Bailey, Devin Hester, Cortland Finnegan Have Impact on Potential Free Agency of Aqib Talib? – Christopher Price – Price ponders whether or not the release of these free players will have any impact on the asking price of Talib if he hits free agency.
New England Patriots 2014 NFL Draft Prospects: TCU CB Jason Verrett is only 5-foot-9, but he can still cover – Nick O’Malley – O’Malley spotlights Verrett, who he believes while Verrett may be one of the shortest cornerbacks in the draft, he may have the best pure coverage skills.
New England Patriots free agency: Sharing some thoughts on Aqib Talib’s Desire to be Paid like a Top Cornerback – Nick Underhill – Underhill gives his thoughts on the report regarding Talib’s desire to be paid like a top cornerback, and doesn’t believe it should come as a surprise.
New England Patriots meet with Texas A&M WR Mike Evans – Nick Underhill – Underhill has a report that the team met with Evans as they continue evaluating players heading into the draft.
Jared Allen, Michael Johnson Among Free Agent Defensive Ends Patriots Could Sign – Doug Kyed – Kyed spotlights several players he believes could be a possibility for New England to sign this offseason.
Former Patriots lineman to coach at Bishop Hendricken – Joe Kataya – A nice story from Channel 10 in Rhode Island’s Kataya, who reports that former Patriots offensive lineman Dan Koppen is moving on to coaching.
Ryan Mallett throws at Arkansas’ pro day – Brent Sobleski – Sobleski has an article on Mallett, who recently decided to showcase his talents in front of NFL scouts in Arkansas during the school’s pro day.
Position Analysis: Offensive line – Paul Perillo – Perillo continues his positional analysis, with this entry focusing on New England’s offensive line.
DALLAS MORNING NEWS:
Tracking Jordan Spieth: Golfer shoots commercial with Patriots QB Tom Brady – In this report there’s a note on the fact Speith recently shot an Under Armour/ESPN commercial with Brady that will reportedly air next month around the time of the Masters.