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Patriots Draft Profile, Rashaan Evans, LB Alabama

Patriots Draft Profile, Rashaan Evans, LB Alabama

He’s 6’3, 234 pounds and has tremendous sideline-to-sideline speed.  He’s a quick twitch athlete who is versatile and can play inside at the Mike Linebacker position or outside as well as rush off the edge in sub-packages.

3 years ago
Patriots Edge Rushers in 2018, Biggest Need is Health

Patriots Edge Rushers in 2018, Biggest Need is Health

Getting Hightower, Rivers, and Langi back is big. Hightower is a known commodity and he’s the Patriots best defender in the front seven. Rivers and Langi both flashed potential last season.

4 years ago
Hightower’s Return Opens Up Possibilities for the Defense

Hightower’s Return Opens Up Possibilities for the Defense

He’s been effective blitzing up the A-gaps but with David Harris in the fold in 2017, this will allow Hightower to play more on the edge.

4 years ago
Derek Rivers Injury Leaves Patriots Thinner On the Edge, Options?

Derek Rivers Injury Leaves Patriots Thinner On the Edge, Options?

The good news is that rookie edge player Deatrich Wise should be back to practice soon after the team returns from Houston.

4 years ago
Reports Concerning For Rookie Derek Rivers’ Status for 2017

Reports Concerning For Rookie Derek Rivers’ Status for 2017

With the retirement of Rob Ninkovich, the Patriots were in need of another player to step into that role heading into the future. For 2017, it sounds like rookie Derek Rivers might not be part of an immediate solution.

4 years ago
With Ninkovich Retired, Who Steps Up on the Edge?

With Ninkovich Retired, Who Steps Up on the Edge?

But Ninkovich’s retirement leaves a void in experience, so who steps up in 2017 to fill the gap and provides the team with the pressure they’ll need?

4 years ago
Patriots Training Camp Day 3, First Padded Practice, What to Watch For

Patriots Training Camp Day 3, First Padded Practice, What to Watch For

The team had a pair of shorts and shells practices the first two days of training camp to get things started but the intensity was dialed down a bit.

4 years ago
New England Patriots Training Camp Primer: Defensive Line

New England Patriots Training Camp Primer: Defensive Line

Flowers, like many others in the Pats defense, is versatile and can rush from the edge or push inside as an interior pass rusher.

4 years ago
An Early Projection for the Patriots Starting Lineup, Better, Stronger, Faster

An Early Projection for the Patriots Starting Lineup, Better, Stronger, Faster

Confidence is high as always in New England. And for a team that has won 10 or more games for 14 straight seasons, why should there be any other feeling?

4 years ago
Patscap Podcast: Recap Of The Patriots Draft

Patscap Podcast: Recap Of The Patriots Draft

In this episode Miguel shares his thoughts on the Patriots draft.

4 years ago
Patriots’ Defense on the Edge Will Have a Different Look in 2017

Patriots’ Defense on the Edge Will Have a Different Look in 2017

If there was one element the Patriots front seven lacked on the edge last season was speed. Rivers will bring that to the pass rush with athleticism

4 years ago
Daily Notebook: Tuesday Patriots News and Notes 5/2

Daily Notebook: Tuesday Patriots News and Notes 5/2

Here’s a look at this morning’s Patriots-related stories for Tuesday May 2nd, 2017.

4 years ago
Daily Notebook: Monday Patriots News and Notes 5/1

Daily Notebook: Monday Patriots News and Notes 5/1

Here’s a look at today’s Patriots-related news for Monday, May 1st, 2017.

4 years ago
New England Patriots News 4-30, AFC East Notes

New England Patriots News 4-30, AFC East Notes

“The four players that we acquired already are also part of the draft process, Belichick added.” “Hopefully we’ve been able to improve our team

4 years ago
Patriots Make Trades, Select DE and OT Friday Night

Patriots Make Trades, Select DE and OT Friday Night

The Patriots made a couple of trades Friday night and ended up with two pretty good players.

4 years ago
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