Wednesday's New England Patriots Links 3/12/14 - Revis is Patriots Best Choice

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March 12, 2014 at 08:36am ET

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Now that Aqib Talib is gone, Patriots have work to do to replace him. (USA TODAY Images)


For Patriots, Darrelle Revis is best choice - Ben Volin - Volin writes that now that Aqib Talib has joined Denver, the Patriots should pursue Revis.

Aqib Talib leaves Patriots for Broncos - Staff - The Globe has an article on the signing of Talib out in Denver.

Broncos sign Aqib Talib, Patriots running out of options - Erik Frenz - Frenz has a good read this morning on what the Patriots should do now that Talib is no longer a Patriot.

'Patriot Way' ignores Brady's Biological Clock - Obnoxious Boston Fan - In this entry he focuses on the fact the Patriots way of doing business is ignoring the fact Brady only has a few good seasons left to win a championship.


Source: Patriots lose cornerback Aqib Talib to Denver Broncos - Jeff Howe - Howe has his reaction to the loss of Talib, and feels the path to the Super Bowl remains through the Rocky Mountains.

Patriots kick off free agency on bad note - Karen Guregian - Guregian writes that the first bad day in the free agency pool turned into a nightmare for the Patriots.

Patriots Notebook: Julian Edelman takes a look - Jeff Howe - Howe files his notebook this morning, which leads off with the fact Edelman played hardball as he looks to cash in after a very productive season.

No relief from Logan Mankins, Vince Wilfork - Karen Guregian - Guregian writes that the Patriots haven't gotten any salary cap relief from either player yet, with Mankins reportedly refusing while all remains quiet on Wilfork's deal potentially as a possibility.


Hard to blame Patriots for losing Aqib Talib - Mike Reiss - Reiss writes that the Broncos' offer for Talib was so out of New England's price range that it's hard not blame the Patriots for letting him go.

What do Patriots do now without Talib? - Mike Reiss - Reiss offers up some opinions on what the Patriots may do now that Talib is gone.

Patriots may be willing to wait out Edelman - Mike Reiss - Reiss writes that the receiver market appears to be soft, and that may give the Patriots an opportunity to keep Edelman.

Patriots explore interior OL depth - Mike Reiss - Reiss writes that after hosting former Cowboys center Phil Costa on a free-agent visit Monday, it highlights the Patriots exploring options if they lose Ryan Wendell.


Could Aqib Talib's departure set stage for Patriots' Pursuit of Darrelle Revis? - Christopher Price - Price wonders if now that Talib is gone whether or not the team will switch gears and pursue Revis.


With Talib gone, Patriots must turn sights to Revis - Tom Curran - Curran writes that after what went down yesterday, "it's now Revis or bust" for the Patriots.


New England Patriots 2014 NFL Draft Prospects: Louisville safety Calvin Pryor is more of an attacker than a defender - Nick O'Malley - O'Malley spotlights Pryor, who he believes may be the safety the Patriots have been waiting for.

Aqib Talib signs 6-year deal with the Denver Broncos - Nick Underhill - Underhill has his take on Talib's signing with Denver.

The New England Patriots will survive if Julian Edelman decides to sign with another team - Nick Underhill - Underhill writes that while Edelman will be missed if he signs elsewhere, he was merely "good" last season.


Aqib Talib agrees to six-year deal with Broncos - Paul Kenyon - Kenyon has his thoughts on Talib's signing out in Denver.