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Jabrill Peppers Signing An Intriguing Possibility For the Defense

Jabrill Peppers Signing An Intriguing Possibility For the Defense

By: Steve Balestrieri
Published: 3/30/2022 3 Min Read

Peppers will fit into that hybrid safety/linebacker role that both Phillips and Dugger have played effectively

2 years ago
Patriots 2021 Training Camp Primer – Safeties

Patriots 2021 Training Camp Primer – Safeties

By: Steve Balestrieri
Published: 7/27/2021 4 Min Read

Kyle Dugger is the next star waiting in the wings. As a rookie, he was already being used as a movable chess piece by the coaching staff.

3 years ago
More Potential Patriots Defense Draft Prospects  – S Xavier McKinney 

More Potential Patriots Defense Draft Prospects  – S Xavier McKinney 

By: Steve Balestrieri
Published: 4/8/2020 3 Min Read

As the 2020 NFL Draft draws closer we’ll profile some of the players that may be on the Patriots radar or that we feel would be a great fit. On […]

4 years ago
Patriots 2019 Training Camp Guide – Safeties

Patriots 2019 Training Camp Guide – Safeties

By: Steve Balestrieri
Published: 7/23/2019 4 Min Read

The Patriots gave Brooks a two-year, $4 million dollar contract with a $500,000 signing bonus and $1.3 million guaranteed.

5 years ago
Patriots 2018 Training Camp Primer – Safeties

Patriots 2018 Training Camp Primer – Safeties

By: Steve Balestrieri
Published: 7/23/2018 3 Min Read

McCourty is an excellent free safety and makes all the calls for the secondary as the quarterback back there and he’s a team captain and a leader.

6 years ago
New England Patriots Draft Profile, Ronnie Harrison, S, Alabama

New England Patriots Draft Profile, Ronnie Harrison, S, Alabama

By: Steve Balestrieri
Published: 4/2/2018 4 Min Read

He’s outstanding in run support, filling the holes quickly and a violent, punishing hitter in the trenches. He led the team with 74 tackles, (43 solos) and seven passes defensed with three interceptions.

6 years ago
New England Patriots Training Camp Primer: Safety

New England Patriots Training Camp Primer: Safety

By: Steve Balestrieri
Published: 7/20/2017 4 Min Read

This spring the team had the smarts to bring back safety Duron Harmon. The re-signing of the third starter because he plays so many snaps was a win/win.

7 years ago
All the DBs Impressed, But Melifonwu, Patriots Are a Great Fit

All the DBs Impressed, But Melifonwu, Patriots Are a Great Fit

By: Steve Balestrieri
Published: 3/6/2017 3 Min Read

Melifonwu crushed it at the Combine; he measured in at 6’4, 224-pounds. He had a broad jump of 11’9 and a vertical leap of 44. He then ran a 4.40 in the 40

7 years ago
New England Patriots Free Agent Profile Duron Harmon

New England Patriots Free Agent Profile Duron Harmon

By: Steve Balestrieri
Published: 2/21/2017 4 Min Read

The Patriots drafted Harmon in the 3rd Round, 91st overall in the 2013 Draft. His role has steadily evolved and he’s now a trusted member of the defense.

7 years ago
Patriots Training Camp Primer – Safeties

Patriots Training Camp Primer – Safeties

By: Steve Balestrieri
Published: 7/26/2016 4 Min Read

McCourty is the quarterback of the secondary, a co-captain of the team and the glue that holds everything together on the backend.

8 years ago
Patriots Free Agent Profile – Nate Ebner

Patriots Free Agent Profile – Nate Ebner

By: Steve Balestrieri
Published: 2/13/2016 3 Min Read

The 6’0, 200-pound Ohio State product is as tough as they come, being a former member of the US National Rugby Team. While a Buckeye, his prowess on kickoffs is stuff of legend as he was compared to “a heat seeking missile.”

8 years ago
Patriots Free Agent Profile – Tavon Wilson

Patriots Free Agent Profile – Tavon Wilson

By: Steve Balestrieri
Published: 2/9/2016 3 Min Read

Wilson has made his mark as a reserve, playing mostly dime linebacker in the ‘Big Nickle’ sub-packages or on Special Teams.

8 years ago
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