3 hrs ago
The Miami Herald
Running backs in draft could be hurt as teams place less value on position
The running back is becoming less and less valuable in today's NFL, and if anyone knows it, it's the incoming rookies who play the position, like Arizona star Ka'Deem Carey.
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15 hrs ago
Patriots Draft Series: Carlos Hyde could fill short-term, long-term needs at running back
Ohio State running back Carlos Hyde is the focus in the 12th installment of a 29-day series that will highlight draft prospects who could land with the Patriots in the vicinity of the 29th pick.
Fri Apr 18, 2014
Patriots, Browns, Steelers and Jets reportedly showing interest in Andre Williams
Running backs might not be a first round staple anymore, but teams are still going to be selecting the top collegiate runners from 2013 at some point over the three day draft process.
NFL Draft Rumors: New England Patriots To Draft Running Back In The First Round?
Jan 3, 2014; Miami Gardens, FL, USA; Ohio State Buckeyes running back Carlos Hyde reacts against the Clemson Tigers in the second half of the 2014 Orange Bowl college football game at Sun Life Stadium.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
Patriots mock draft 3.0: First post-free agency mock draft
Now that the signings have been made, teams around the league are beginning to get a better grasp on exactly what their needs are headed into the 2014 NFL draft.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Patriots mock draft 7.0: What if the Patriots don't pick in the first round?
The NFL draft is unpredictable, in large part, due to the nearly unlimited potential for trades.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
Belichick may not stand Pat
With less than a month to go before the NFL draft, the suspense is starting to build a bit.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Identifying big RBs in draft for Pats
LeGarrette Blount signed a two-year deal with the Steelers, free-agent Michael Bush was in town for a free-agent visit but left without a contract, and thus a void remains on the Patriots' roster for a bigger running back.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
NFL Draft 2014: 5 New England Patriots Rumors You Need To Know
The New England Patriots will use the draft to boost a team that has been competitive for a long time.
Behind The Steel Curtain
Steelers Film Room: The short distance power and long distance vision of LeGarrette Blount
The combined power and agility of LeBackfield - Le'Veon Bell and LeGarrette Blount - should help the Steelers optimize both their short-yardage success and their outside zone running scheme in the 2014 season.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
Ahead of the curve? Patriots' draft needs
Roster weaknesses: Every team has them, and the draft is often the best way to address them.
A look at the draft prospects the New England Patriots have met with this offseason
Conversations are reported, visits are scrutinized, and meaning is attached to each leaked detail.
Sun Apr 06, 2014
LeGarrette Blount reality: RBs disposable
While being part of a committee might work well during the season, it doesn't spell success come contract time.
Sat Apr 05, 2014
Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Patriots doing very well with offseason roster tweaks
There are two major phases to the NFL offseason when it comes to the league's 32 teams rebuilding, reloading or ripping up their rosters.
Fri Apr 04, 2014
New England Patriots mini-mailbag: Is Chris Johnson on the radar?
I would be surprised if he isn't. It has long been rumored that the Titans would release Johnson, so it would be surprising if New England hasn't had internal discussions about his potential fit.
New England Patriots 2014 NFL Draft Prospects: Boston College RB Andre Williams
Heading into the 2014 NFL Draft on May 8, we'll be profiling some of the top players that project to be a good fit with for the New England Patriots.
Thu Apr 03, 2014
The Patriot Way-New England Patriots News 4/3
Dec 10, 2012; Foxborough, MA USA; New England Patriots offensive tackle Nate Solder walks off the field following a game against the Houston Texans at Gillette Stadium.
Wed Apr 02, 2014
New England Patriots were in the mix for RB Maurice Jones-Drew
Speaking on Sirius XM's Mad Dog Radio Wednesday morning, the running back said that the final choice on his free-agent tour came down to the Patriots, Steelers and Raiders.
Behind The Steel Curtain
Steelers Film Room: Breaking down LeGarrette Blount
The Steelers pick up more than a back up running back with LeGarrette Blount. Blount presents an excellent running style that fits the Steelers offense very well.
New England Patriots: 5 Creative Moves Bill Belichick Should Make on Draft Day
Draft day is rapidly approaching for the New England Patriots , bringing with it speculation as to what creative moves Bill Belichick may have up his sleeve this year.