It’s not very often that there’s reason to question Bill Belichick, but Tuesday’s bizarre move to jettison A.J. Derby to an AFC rival for essentially nothing could possibly go down as one of the most head-scratching of his tenure.
The Patriots shipped a 6th round pick to the Detroit Lions for a 7th RD pick as well as LB Kyle Van Noy They then traded TE A.J. Derby to the Denver Broncos
Here’s a look at this morning’s top Patriots news stories for Friday September 9, 2016.
You can expect a lot of the two-TE run heavy sets in either “12” personnel (1 RB, 2TEs, 2WRs), or in the “22” personnel with (2RBs, 2TEs, 1 WR).
Here’s a look at this morning’s top stories for Monday August 29th, 2016.
After a 23-22 victory over Chicago, here’s a quick look at 10 players who stepped up during the Patriots final home game of the exhibition season.
We already posted about the solid work done by Jimmy Garoppolo, LeGarrette Blount, and Anthony Johnson. So who else stood out?
Another huge target at 6’6, 273 pounds, Bennett is a big body who can threaten the seams. He’s also another tremendous blocker in the running game.
One player that will be kind of under the radar but should be watched closely is tight end Clay Harbor.
Harbor is more of a move tight end at 6’3, 250 pounds that Josh McDaniels can use flexed outside, as an H-back or even in a fullback mode.
Now the team has to decide whether to bring back Chandler who also battled injuries last season for a second go around and cover his cap hit of $3 million-dollars or cut him for a savings of $2.05 million.