Patriots Draft: Rounds 2 and 3 Preview

April 24, 2020

Xavier McKinney could be a possibility for the Patriots at Pick 37. The Patriots traded out of the first round last night and now have five picks to work with in rounds two and three. The Patriots got picks 37 and 71 from the Chargers for pick 23. Those will be their first two picks of the evening. The Patriots also have picks 87, 98 and 100 which is a…

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Patriots Draft: Like it or not, trading down made sense for the Patriots

April 24, 2020

For the sixth in the twenty year tenure of Bill Belichick, the Patriots did not make a first round selection. Instead, they traded the 23rd overall pick in this year’s draft to the Los Angeles Chargers for the 37th pick in the second round and the 71st pick in the third round. Obviously the Patriots felt comfortable making this trade because the players that they had stacked on the top…

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Patriots Draft: Final Patriots Mock Draft

April 23, 2020

Image courtesy of Matthew Emmons-USA TODAY Sports The NFL Draft is upon us. Without further ado. Here is my final Patriots mock draft. Round 1: Pick #23: Kenneth Murray, OLB, Oklahoma: The Patriots will try to move up if they can. If not, they will stand pat and take the best defensive player available. Murray is a three down linebacker who fills an immediate need with Kyle Van Noy, Jaime…

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Patriots Draft: The 2020 Draft could be the most important draft in Patriots history

April 23, 2020

By Kevin Stone/@kstone06 This may seem like hyperbole but it’s not…this draft could be the most significant draft in Patriots history. The NFL Draft begins tonight and as of now the Patriots have the 23rd pick in the draft. Whether they go quarterback, linebacker, defensive tackle or tight end remains to be seen, but the weekend as a whole is what really matters. For the first time since 1993, the…

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Patriots Draft: Bill Belichick essentially acknowledged that the team will draft a quarterback

April 16, 2020

Bill Belichick once again played it close to the vest in his pre-draft press conference with the media on Monday. However he indirectly acknowledged that the team will draft a quarterback in next week’s draft. Belichick started the conference call by addressing Tom Brady’s departure from the organization after twenty years. He said it was impossible to sum up what Brady accomplished in twenty seasons in one press conference. Belichick…

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Patriots: Patriots, Lions trade rumors don’t make sense for either team

April 5, 2020

Rumors have been circulating on social media the past few days of a possible Patriots, Detroit Lions pre-draft trade. The first deal involves the Patriots trading the 23rd pick, guard Joe Thuney and the 87th pick (3rd Round) in exchange for the 3rd overall pick. Scenario: Patriots offer Joe Thuney and picks 23 and 87 for the No. 3 pick and the rights to Tua. Could the Lions bite? https://t.co/HQErYnBvEf…

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Patriots: Bill Belichick position breakdown gives us insight into his thought process when evaluating players

April 1, 2020

Former NFL scout and current NFL Network draft analyst Daniel Jeremiah tweeted out a document yesterday that he received in Ravens scout school. I think you’ll enjoy this… We were given this handout during a scout school from my time with the Ravens. Coach Belichick has held true to almost all of this over the years. pic.twitter.com/pWB3oqo5JU — Daniel Jeremiah (@MoveTheSticks) March 31, 2020 The document is a breakdown of…

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Patriots: Multiple losses on both sides of the ball could lead to a rebuilding year in Foxboro

March 20, 2020

2020 has sucked so far. Let’s be honest. It is not just because of the Coronavirus. It has sucked to be a sports fan in Boston. First Mookie Betts was traded to the Dodgers. Then the Bruins and Celtics seasons were suspended because of the Coronavirus. The final blow came this week when after twenty years of being a Patriot, Tom Brady left and signed with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers….

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