Another player to watch who can possibly vie for starting reps outside in 2016 is 2nd-year corner Darryl Roberts.
A quick look at the final eight teams that rounded out the NFL’s season from the Divisional Round thru the Super Bowl shows that for the most part, teams that ran the ball well were the ones standing in the end.
That shows his versatility, besides filling in for Jones at defensive end, he can play either the SAM or WILL linebacker positions and is a core special teamer. He sprung Danny Amendola for a big punt return against the Chiefs.
“It’s a craft,” Brown said of playing corner. “You gotta be able to study and be a student of the game. It’s not just about athletic ability anymore.
In the second preseason game against New Orleans he was targeted nine times and caught eight for 68 yards. Then came the injury.
The Patriots will be looking to go 2-0 by beating the Bills on the road. They’ll look to start quickly and put pressure on the Buffalo offense to keep pace.
Bill Belichick has put all of the Patriots critics on notice, he’s not going to take the cheating accusations in the news every time they beat an opponent.
Three players from each team to watch in Thursday’s NFL opener in the Patriots – Steelers game should provide a good glimpse on how this one turns out
The Steelers have already publicly stated their defensive gameplan on Thursday night was to jam Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski. It may be easier said than done
The Patriots and Steelers will kick off the 2015 NFL season with a primetime Thursday night game. Pittsburgh boasts one of the league’s most potent offenses
The Brady case showed a fatal flaw in the NFL’s “independent” investigative process. Too much power rests with the commissioner who abused it in this case
The Patriots released 11 players plus placed WR Brandon LaFell on PUP which brings them to their initial 53-man roster. Expect plenty of changes to come
The Patriots released 10 players on Friday with LB James Morris being the only true surprise. The team also signed CB Justin Coleman who was waived by Minn.
The Patriots Rufus Johnson was impressive on Thursday, the 2nd year player has had an good summer. He’ll be a tough cut if the team can’t find him a spot
This final preseason game between the Patriots and Giants will give players on the roster bubble one final opportunity to make the team.
|Yahoo! Sports - Jun 16th, 2021|