New England Patriots DE Chandler Jones has added 10 pounds of muscle...
New England Patriots defensive end Chandler Jones streches out prior to an NFL football game against the Buffalo Bills at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Mass., Sunday, Nov.
Patriots Spring Workouts
Quarterback Tom Brady and the New England Patriots held organized team activities in Foxborough Monday and Tuesday.
Sat May 18, 2013
New England Patriots: Expect A Big Year From Kelly
Dec 22, 2012; Charlotte, NC, USA; Oakland Raiders defensive tackle Tommy Kelly and defensive end Lamarr Houston react on the field in the second quarter at Bank of America Stadium.
Where Would the New England Patriots' Offensive Stars Play on Defense?
Gronk is quick, powerful and has long arms , so while it's hard to imagine Gronk sticking his hand in the dirt and rushing the passer, that is exactly what he'd do if he were on the other side of the ball.
Fri May 17, 2013
Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Dont and #8217;a Hightower's time to lead New England Patriots
Dont'a Hightower is no longer a rookie. "It feels pretty good not having to get the water bottles or put the equipment up or things like that," the Patriots' linebacker said Thursday after a workout at Gillette Stadium.
Mon May 13, 2013
Highlighting Defensive Trends that will Dominate Next Season
Hybrid rush ends, increasingly blurred lines between 4-3 and 3-4 alignments and a new brand of ball-hawking safety will be the trends that dominate defensive football in the 2013 NFL season.
Sun May 12, 2013
Analyst says Vince Wilfork is one of the best defensive linemen in...
Say what you want about the New England Patriots defense, but there's no denying Vince Wilfork's status as one of the best defensive linemen in the NFL.
Fri May 10, 2013
Breaking Down Why the Patriots Defense Will Improve in 2013
From this writer's perspective, there is a case to be made that each defensive position will be improved next season.
Wed May 08, 2013
Missing Pieces the New England Patriots Could Still Land
Unless quarterback Tom Brady suddenly retires from football to become a horse-racing aficionado or bow-tie model, the New England Patriots will once again rank among the early favorites to win next year's Super Bowl, but they still have a few holes to patch before sailing the good ship lollipop to a title.
Mon May 06, 2013
Early Projections for Patriots' Final 53 Man Roster
The team-building portion of the NFL offseason is just about complete, and the New England Patriots have made some significant changes to their team, despite returning 20 of 22 starters.
Sun May 05, 2013
NFL notes: Can LeGarrette Blount fill - short order for Pats?
The Patriots would love a short-yardage hammer. They'd love a can't miss bull of a running back who can convert short first downs and get into the end zone just about every time from in close.
New England Patriots: 2013 NFL Draft Grades
Apr 26, 2012; New York, NY, USA; A general view of the NFL shield logo before the 2012 NFL Draft at Radio City Music Hall.
Thu May 02, 2013
The Washington Post
2012 first-round pick Chandler Jones plans to help this year's Patriots draft choices
Now last year's first-round draft pick from Syracuse wants to help the new group of rookies who open minicamp Friday.
Five Returning Patriots On The Hot Seat
With the Draft now behind us and with most of the free agents in the fold, the Patriots roster is now coming into focus.
Setting Expectations for Each Member of New England Patriots' 2013 Draft Class
The New England Patriots did not pick up any real big-name prospects in the 2013 NFL draft .
Tue Apr 30, 2013
Should Patriots Look to the 3-4?
Historically, the Patriots have been recognized as having brought back the 3-4 defense into style- the defense that has helped 6 of the past 10 Super Bowl Champions.
Draft Fallout: Can Patriots receivers play right away?
Bill Belichick doesn't have a great track record drafting wide receivers after hitting on Deion Branch and David Givens early in Belichick's Patriot run.
Mon Apr 29, 2013
Rumor: Patriots 'Likely To Land' Veteran John Abraham
The New England Patriots are reportedly the heavy favorites to land free agent defensive end John Abraham, and could strike a deal with the veteran in the coming days.
Sun Apr 28, 2013
What grade do you give the Patriots for their moves in the NFL draft?
Frank Coppola Sports editor Twitter: @FCoppolaSMG B. The Patriots get credit for two things: 1) trading their No.
Sat Apr 27, 2013
Breaking down where the picks might fit for the Patriots
After three days, the Patriots spread out their seven picks to help round out their roster, mostly on the defensive side.