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Was LB Clay Matthews Close to Joining the Patriots Prior to the Draft?

The Patriots reportedly considered signing linebacker Clay Matthews before selecting linebacker Josh Uche 60th overall in the 2020 Draft, Christopher Smith of Masslive reports. Fowler wrote, “There was some leaguewide buzz that the Patriots considered signing free agent Clay Matthews for pass-rushing help, but that was before they landed outside linebacker Josh Uche out of […]

Patriots Ink Third-Round Draft Choice TE Dalton Keene

Whenever football starts back up, Dalton Keene will be in the fold for the Patriots. The third-round pick became the latest New England draft pick to sign, Matt Vautour of Masslive reports. ESPN’s Field Yates reported the tight end from Virginia Tech’s signing and tweeted: “The Patriots and third-round TE Dalton Keene have agreed to […]

No QB Drafted Means Jarrett Stidham Ready to be the Patriots 2020 QB

The Patriots passed on Jordan Love with the 23rd pick, and then did the same with every other quarterback in the NFL draft, creating a clearer path for Jarrett Stidham to serve as Tom Brady’s successor in 2020. Stidham, who was Brady’s backup last season after the Patriots selected him in the fourth round, might […]

Bill Belichick Says the QB Group in the 2020 Draft is “Interesting”

With just two quarterbacks on the roster, and a hot-button question as to how the Patriots will replace Tom Brady after a two-decade run of success, coach Bill Belichick didn’t name a definitive starter in a Monday conference call that included his thoughts on this year’s draft class, Mike Reiss of ESPN Boston reports. Of […]

Patriots Awarded Maxium Four Compensatory Picks for April NFL Draft

The Patriots will have the maximum four compensatory picks in next month’s NFL draft, including two in the third round, the highest possible round for such selections, the Associated Press reports. New England also receives two spots in the sixth round. Denver, Houston, Minnesota, the New York Giants, Philadelphia and Seattle each get three picks, […]

Patriots Ink First-Round Pick N’Keal Harry to Rookie Deal

The Patriots have reached an agreement with their 2019 first-round pick, N’Keal Harry, on the terms of his rookie contract, Nick Goss of NBC Sports Boston reports. ESPN’s Adam Schefter, citing a source, reported Tuesday the former Arizona State wide receiver and the Patriots have agreed to a four-year, $10,098,348 contract with a $5,364,252 signing […]

Patriots Pick Up Arizona State WR N’Keal Harry with Pick 32 in the NFL Draft

The Patriots added a big target for Tom Brady at the end of round one of the 2019 NFL Draft, snagging Arizona State wide out N’Keal Harry with the 32nd pick of the draft. Harry at 6’2, 228 pounds is a big target with good body control, and he consistently rewards his quarterback for throwing […]

Bill Belichick Keeping a Close Eye on the Bulldog Prospects at the Georgia Pro Day

Pro Day is always a huge day for coaches, general managers and scouts to go see what players they may want to take a chance on in the upcoming NFL Draft. This year is no different, and today is chock full of Pro Day’s around the country, with Baylor, Boston College, Georgia, Notre Dame, Ohio […]