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Pats Pulpit Jan 30, 2016

State of 2016 Patriots Roster: Defensive Tackles Have a Bright Future

The New England Patriots have invested a lot into the defensive tackle position over the past few years. The team has used its first round picks in 2014 and 2015 on defensive tackles Dominique Easley and Malcom Brown, and they have found ways to acquire talent in the middle of the year. Sealver Siliga joined in October of 2013, Alan Branch in October of 2014, and Akiem Hicks was acquired for 4th string tight end Michael Hoomanawanui on the very last day of September 2015. The Patriots talent evaluation at the position has been spectacular. Rookie Brown, not yet 22 years of age, quickly...
Pats Pulpit Jan 20, 2016

New England Patriots Improved their Long Snapper Situation

The New England Patriots are all about improving on the margins. Tight end Michael Williams was an improvement over Michael Hoomanawanui. Wide receiver Keshawn Martin was an improvement over Chris Harper. Defensive tackle Akiem Hicks was an improvement over Sealver Siliga. And long snapper Joe Cardona has been a fantastic improvement over Danny Aiken. Do you remember the bounce snaps of Aiken? Those were the good old days. Head coach Bill Belichick invested a fifth round pick in long snapper Joe Cardona in the 2015 NFL draft in order to add that tiny marginal improvement that helps pay off...

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