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2017 NFL Draft: Offensive Tackle Scouting Reports

By John Sarianides The 2017 offensive tackle class is not as good as we have seen in recent years but there is still enough talent in this group that four to five starters could emerge from the group. 1. Garrett Bolles, Utah, 6-5 297, NFL Comparison: Anthony Castanzo -Bolles is athletic and can get to the second level and seal linebackers with ease. -Moves well laterally and is effective on run…

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First & 10: Ten Thoughts from the World of Football

I am not 100% sold on Patrick Mahomes. Spread quarterbacks are a scary lot at the next level.  By John Sarianides 1.One has to assume that with the Patriots re-signing Brandon Bolden means that LeGarrette Blount is officially out of the picture. How many running backs can you carry? Seriously. 2. Texas Tech quarterback Patrick Mahomes is the apple of many eyes around the NFL but I still don’t buy…

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Patriots Pulse Blog: Richard Sherman Would Be a Great Fit for the Patriots

By John Sarianides According to Seattle Seahawks general manager John Schneider, the Seahawks have indeed fielded phone calls regarding cornerback Richard Sherman.  The Patriots are among a handful of teams that have expressed an interest in the all pro cornerback. Sherman himself is rumored to be open to the idea of playing for the Patriots. So, how would Sherman fit in? He would be a great fit. Schematically, he is…

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2017 NFL Draft: Defensive Ends Scouting Reports

By John Sarianides The defensive end class is headlined by Texas A&M’s Myles Garrett. Garrett is a freak athlete in the same mold as Julius Peppers. Garrett will more than likely go first overall to the Cleveland Browns. The rest of this class has top end talent but is not deep. Here are my top twenty defensive ends. 1. Myles Garrett, Texas A&M, 6-4 272 NFL Comparison: Julius Peppers Strengths…

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Opinion: Tony Romo Retiring is Not a Surprise

By John Sarianides I am not surprised that Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo’s has decided to retire. Contrary to what some are saying in the industry, there wasn’t much interest in Romo around the NFL. Had there been and the situation was right, Romo would have kept playing. Ultimately, he decided that relocating his family and the uncertainty of a new situation were not worth continuing his playing career. Romo is…

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Patriots Pulse Blog: I Still Don’t Think Adrian Peterson is a Good Fit for the Patriots

By John Sarianides Its been about three weeks since sources reported that free agent running back Adrian Peterson expressed an interest in playing for the Patriots. Fast forward to today and the Patriots hosted the veteran running back at Gillette Stadium. The Patriots hosting Peterson is not a surprise nor is it a big deal. Bill Belichick is doing his due diligence and checking in with the veteran running back….

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Video: Gronk Wrestling Now. WTF??

Gronk interfered in the Andre the Giants Battle Royale and helped his buddy Mojo Rowley win it. I can’t say I am surprised Gronk got involved. You could see it coming a mile away. It was funny but annoying at the sane time. As I have said before. I am getting tired of Gronk’s off field gimmick and this was proof that it has run it’s course.

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2017 NFL Draft: Defensive Tackle Scouting Reports

By John Sarianides The defensive tackle class in this draft is highly underrated in my opinion. There is more talent in this group than people. While there might not be much first round value, there is definitely value at this position in day two and three of the this draft. Here are my top 20 defensive tackles. 1. Jonathan Allen, Alabama, 6-3 285 NFL Comparison: Fletcher Cox Strengths -Versatile. Allen can…

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Opinion: The Patriots Are Hypocrites for Saying They Won’t Draft Joe Mixon

By John Sarianides According to league sources, the Patriots have taken Oklahoma running back Joe Mixon off their draft board. Mixon struck a women in the face after an altercation at a bar in 2015. Video surfaced of the incident and it clearly showed Mixon punching the women. Mixon is a first round talent but because of the violent nature of the video, he will more than likely not get…

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Patriots Pulse Blog: The Patriots Must Now Keep Malcolm Butler

By John Sarianides New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton told reporters earlier today that the Saints will not be signing Malcolm Butler to an offer sheet. According to Payton, the Saints don’t want to give up the 11th pick in next month’s draft.  The Patriots would get the pick if they decided not to match the offer sheet. Not offering Butler a contract is a smart move for the Saints….

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