Patriots Pulse Blog: Breaking Down First Round Picks Isaiah Wynn and Sony Michel

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April 27, 2018

The Patriots surprisingly stood pat on Thursday night and used both of their first round picks. With the 23rd pick, they took Georgia offensive tackle Isaiah Wynn. With the 31st pick, they took another Georgia Bulldog, running back Sony Michel. Here are my thoughts on both players Pick #23: Isaiah Wynn, OT Georgia, 6-2 313 What I Like: Wynn offers versatility. He played left tackle at Georgia but he can…

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Patriots Pulse Blog: Gronk Is Playing in 2018. Kisses and Makes Up with the Patriots

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April 25, 2018

Rob Gronkowski announced on his Instagram account today that he will play in 2018. Gronkowski’s agent Drew Rosenhaus confirmed that the all pro tight end is returning to the Patriots next season. Gronkowski’s announcement ends two months of speculation as to whether or not he was going to play next season. Gronkowski was non-committal and even seemed to mock the Patriots over the weekend at a promotional press conference. Something…

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Patriots Pulse Blog: Gronk’s Latest Act Is a Bad Look for the Patriots

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April 21, 2018

Rob Gronkowski met with the media on Saturday in a motocross promotional press conference. Gronkowski was dressed as a motor cross driver and as usual he was goofy and starving for attention. Gronkowski was asked if he is planning on playing next season to which he responded “Uhh, maybe.” When asked what he would say to fans who are wondering if he is going to play next season, Gronkowski said…

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Patriots Pulse Blog: The Patriots Cannot Give Up the Farm for Josh Rosen

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April 20, 2018

The Patriots are rumored to be interested in UCLA quarterback Josh Rosen. By all accounts the interest on the Patriots part is genuine. There is only one problem. Rosen is expected to be drafted within the first five picks. If the Patriots want to draft Rosen, they would have to jump into the top five. The Giants, Browns and Broncos would all be willing trade partners if the return was…

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Patriots Pulse Blog: Breaking Down the Patriots 2018 Schedule

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April 19, 2018

The Patriots 2018 schedule will be unveiled tonight but thanks to the internet and Jeff Howe of The Athletic, we got our hands on the 2018 schedule early. Here is our breakdown of what could be a tough schedule for the Patriots. Week 1: Houston Texans 1pm: Deshaun Watson and company almost beat the Patriots last season in a thriller at Gillette, losing 36-33. Now the two teams will play…

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Patriots Pulse Blog: The Jordan Matthews Signing is a Terrific Value Signing for the Patriots

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April 5, 2018

The Patriots have signed wide receiver Jordan Matthews to a one year deal. Matthews had met with a handful of teams in recent weeks but opted to sign with the Patriots. Matthews will compete with Kenny Britt, Phillip Dorsett and Malcolm Mitchell for the third receiver spot. The former Eagles and Bills receiver put up big numbers in his first two seasons in the NFL. In 2015, Matthews caught 85…

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Fantasy Football: Brandin Cooks Could Return to Elite Status in Los Angeles

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April 5, 2018

Brandin Cooks was traded from the Patriots to the Rams on Tuesday in a blockbuster trade. Cooks was considered a top ten wide receiver going into last season with an ADP of 21 but he failed to meet the lofty expectations fantasy owners had of him when they drafted him. Many owners drafted Cooks as a WR1 but he was far from that. Cooks was drafted in the second round…

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Patriots Pulse Blog: Patriots sign Adrian Clayborn. Meh…

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March 16, 2018

The Patriots agreed to terms with free agent defensive end Adrian Clayborn. Terms of the deal were not disclosed but the former Atlanta Falcon finished with 9.5 sacks last season. Six of those sacks came in one game against the Dallas Cowboys. The 6-3 280 pound Clayborn can play both the five technique and nine technique defensive end spots. Clayborn is primarily a power rusher but he is also a…

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Patriots Pulse Blog: Thoughts on the Departures of Amendola, Butler, Lewis and Solder

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March 14, 2018

Nate Solder is one of four former Patriots who left via free agency in the last 24 hours. The Patriots lost four key contributors in the last 24 hours as Danny Amendola, Malcolm Butler Dion Lewis and Nate Solder all signed deals elsewhere. Here are my thoughts on their departures and the contracts they got. Amendola Flies South to the Dolphins: Danny Amendola signed a two year, $12 million dollar…

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Patriots Pulse Blog: The Danny Shelton Trade is A Solid Move for the Patriots

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March 10, 2018

The Patriots acquired defensive tackle Danny Shelton from the Cleveland Browns for two draft picks. The 24 year old Shelton is coming off arguably the best season of his career finishing with 33 total tackles At 6-2 335, Shelton is your prototypical two gap nose tackle but he is athletic and versatile. He can play the nose in 30 fronts and the 2i defensive tackle in a 40 front. Shelton…

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