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How much would it have cost the Patriots to keep their Big Three of Dont’a Hightower, Jamie Collins, and Chandler Jones?
March 16th, 2017 at 3:38 PM
***PHOTO1*** The New England Patriots allowed CB Darrelle Revis to walk after winning Super Bowl XLIX because the team had a big three of young defensive stars to retain in EDGE Chandler Jones, LB Jamie Collins, and LB Dont'a Hightower. All three players have signed their long-term extensions, but...

17 years of Patriots: Analyzing hand down DL trends under Bill Belichick
March 14th, 2017 at 4:59 PM
***PHOTO1*** Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images The Patriots have had some fluctuations over the years in terms of defensive scheming. Bill Belichick tends to go with the flow in terms of personnel and league trends when deciding how to best utilize his defensive linemen. New England has...

New England Patriots: Chris Long Will Not Return in 2017
March 1st, 2017 at 7:48 PM
***PHOTO1*** Defensive End Chris Long came to the New England Patriots with the goal to win a ring. With the mission accomplished, he will not be returning to the team in 2017. Veteran pass rusher Chris Long will not be returning to the New England Patriots in 2017. He has said that...

Reiss: “Odds are highest” Patriots will hire in house for tight end coaching gig
February 19th, 2017 at 9:14 AM
***PHOTO1*** Earlier today we discussed potential replacements in the New England Patriots hierarchical structure at offensive coordinator. Brian Daboll, formerly Patriots tight end coach, has left to be offensive coordinator at the University of Alabama. Daboll was expected to be "next-in-line" for the offensive coordinator job if Josh McDaniels...

Dont’a Hightower talks about possibility of returning for 2017 and beyond
February 8th, 2017 at 4:45 PM
***PHOTO1*** Dont'a Hightower is going to get paid. (Matthew Emmons/USA Today Sports) Dont'a Hightower sounded a relatively optimistic note about his chances of returning to the Patriots in 2017 and beyond on Wednesday. The linebacker, who is set to become an unrestricted free agent, was asked by ESPN if the...